Here's something for you privacy advocates: a security camera that determines your age, gender and, possibly one day, your social class.
It's called FieldAnalyst and it's from NEC. The system homes in on faces of people who pass by the video camera. It then rapidly compares the image against samples in a database. It then spits out what it believes is your approximate age is and your gender.
NEC scientists may next try to add clothing as a characteristic and classify people by whether they wear a suit or a T-shirt.
FieldAnalyst isn't looking for criminals … Read more