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eye for fashion

You’re Not Paranoid, That Department Store Mannequin Really Is Watching You

(Sebastian Dooris)

Speaking of holiday shopping, what does your typical retail chain want for Christmas? Some job growth, perhaps, or a rebound in the housing market to spark consumer spending; a digital strategy to keep it competitive in the 21st century. Or how about something more tangible? Like a mannequin with a camera mounted behind one of its eyes that “feeds data into facial-recognition software like that used by police. It logs the age, gender, and race of passers-by.” Read More