Apple Patents Face Recognition Tech For Enhanced iPhone Privacy And Automated Controls

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Apple has been issued a patent by the USPO today (via AppleInsider) that describes a system for using facial recognition and detection on a mobile or desktop computing device.

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

This is an interesting development and I’ll be curious to see how this impacts school libraries, privacy issues, BYOD, etc. Could this also be the beginning of a more seamless interface for people with a variety of physical impediments to using current smartphone technology? 

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