Update: This (Facezam) all turned out to be a hoax by a marketing firm. The fact that some of us found it believable is a topic for another discussion at another time.
Cara McGoogan reports:
A facial recognition app that can identify strangers from a photograph has been created by a British entrepreneur.
Facezam can identify people by matching a photo of them with their Facebook profile. All users have to do is take a picture of someone on the street and run it through the app, which will tell them who it thinks the person in the photo is.
“Facezam could be the end of our anonymous societies,” said Jack Kenyon, founder of Facezam. “Users will be able to identify anyone within a matter of seconds, which means privacy will no longer exist in public society.”
Read more on The Telegraph.
h/t, Joe Cadillic