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Facial Recognition System in Chinese Supermarkets?

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wear an LED necklace. I heard that it confuses the cameras.
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mr_raider wrote: Or wear a mask, you know.
I've read that china already has AI that can recognize faces with masks on. Masks like medical masks... not the venom mask in this thread. lol
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mech9t5 wrote: I've read that china already has AI that can recognize faces with masks on. Masks like medical masks... not the venom mask in this thread. lol
In China, there's AI that will recognize your gait.

https://apnews.com/bf75dd1c26c947b7826d270a16e2658a
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If it stops theft, it sounds like a good idea. Hopefully it is accurate and does not single out people of color. A lot of times these systems are not designed with people of color in mind, and it ends up with a lot of false readings. That would be especially tragic considering everything going on right now.
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There are camera in almost all supermarkets and other stores. Who know what is really being done with the data!
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I just watched a documentary at Hot Docs online called Coded Bias which is talking about facial recognition technology and part of it shows some stores in China use facial recognition technology for payment so I am guessing that is what it is.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/ ... technology

Link to documentary (can still buy ticket/rent until June 24th)
https://boxoffice.hotdocs.ca/websales/p ... 3fb4337e9d&
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The Chinese are tracking how many cucumbers you buy! Face With Tears Of Joy

Most likely thermal. Nobody cares what you buy.
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Never54321 wrote: If it stops theft, it sounds like a good idea. Hopefully it is accurate and does not single out people of color. A lot of times these systems are not designed with people of color in mind, and it ends up with a lot of false readings.
Are you saying they all look alike?
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Definitely not saying that. I'm pointing out the racial bias programmers who may have unconscious racism.
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I just wanna say, this newly opened (well relatively new) C&C Supermarket has some great deals! I'm a white guy that honestly loves to shop at Chinese supermarkets all time. I thought Sunny's is good but this place has better prices on produce and all that
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The camera and monitor are setup primarily as a deterrent. That's how security is most effective. Person intending to commit crime approaches the door, sees his face and thinks again, turns around and walks away.
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