Kodak scans for familiar faces

April 28, 2006 at 1:22 am | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

Kodak scans your familyKodak, hardly left in the dust by digital imaging, has developed a scanner that will capture images from printed photos and serach for familiar faces.  It will also be able to identify the decade that the photo was printed based on the style of the photographic paper and other marks.  You will be able to take your shoebox full of family photos to Longs and have them scanned and cataloged.  The facial recognition software will have to be taught what Aunt Betty (and the rest of your familiy) looks like and then it is off and running.

I would like to use the same software for the over 16,000 digital pics that live on my home computer.  I am not the best and tagging every photo with the names and places.  

Read more at Wired.com

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