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Recognizr – find out about someone by taking their photo with your phone


One of Cory Doctorow’s better known science fiction novels–  Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom – feature a world where you can pull up information about people you meet using an implanted augmented reality system. Well guess what, fact appears once again to be meeting fiction with the Recognizr system from TAT.

Using nothing more than an Android phone and the software, the software will capture a face, and then overlay their Facebook, Twitter and other social network information on screen for you to check out. Sound awful? Hmm…get ready for the future. The software has been demonstrated, but is still under development.


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