Paying With Your Face: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017

Face-detecting systems in China now authorize payments, provide access to facilities, and track down criminals. Will other countries follow? [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made

Face recognition might transform everything from policing to the way people interact every day with banks, stores, and transportation services.
Meanwhile, Didi, China’s dominant ride-hailing company, uses the Face++ software to let passengers confirm that the person behind the wheel is a legitimate driver.
Paying With Your Face Breakthrough Face recognition technology that is finally accurate enough to be widely used in financial transactions and other everyday applications.
Key Players – Face++- Baidu- AlibabaAvailability NowFacial recognition has existed for decades, but only now is it accurate enough to be used in secure financial transactions.
“The face recognition market is huge,” says Shiliang Zhang, an assistant professor at Peking University who specializes in machine learning and image processing.

Opinion… * Man-Made

Face-detecting systems in China authorize payments, provide facility access, and track down criminals. #AI #Trend

Source: Mit Technology Review