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(C|Net)   Japanese company announces a system that scans your face to take your pulse. Or, they could just take the person's pulse   (news.cnet.com ) divider line
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2013-03-20 12:42:09 PM  
A lot of so called "stupid technology" must first be invented before we can actually invent other useful things
 
2013-03-20 12:42:17 PM  
This'll be great for detecting suspicious people in public places from afar, like Airports, because no one will have a raised heartbeat when rushing for a flight, dealing with screaming kids, or just being nervous about getting a thorough 'liberty' pat down.
 
2013-03-20 01:06:38 PM  
So first pictures can take your soul and now your pulse. Scary times we live in.
 
2013-03-20 01:07:59 PM  

Slaxl: This'll be great for detecting suspicious people in public places from afar, like Airports, because no one will have a raised heartbeat when rushing for a flight, dealing with screaming kids, or just being nervous about getting a thorough 'liberty' pat down.


I find it helps to think about England. Relax, go to your happy place, and remember to breathe carefully before attaining completion.
 
2013-03-20 01:18:42 PM  
Been done, although perhaps not from a smartphone camera.
 
2013-03-20 01:50:41 PM  
So they're trying to make the Sibyl Scanners in Psycho-Pass real? Lovely.

There's no amount of freedom I won't give up to feel safer!
 
2013-03-20 03:17:27 PM  
this couldn't be misused, in any way. ever
 
2013-03-20 03:45:23 PM  

cman: A lot of so called "stupid technology" must first be invented before we can actually invent other useful things


Nobody liked my "reach-around 2000", for some reason.
 
2013-03-20 03:46:25 PM  

CygnusDarius: cman: A lot of so called "stupid technology" must first be invented before we can actually invent other useful things

Nobody liked my "reach-around 2000", for some reason.


Maybe because we kept having to recalibrate it.
 
2013-03-20 04:04:20 PM  

Do the needful: CygnusDarius: cman: A lot of so called "stupid technology" must first be invented before we can actually invent other useful things

Nobody liked my "reach-around 2000", for some reason.

Maybe because we kept having to recalibrate it.


Look, Texan-mode is by default, if you want the other auto-calibration modes, you need to download them via Origin.
 
2013-03-20 04:15:55 PM  

CygnusDarius: Do the needful: CygnusDarius: cman: A lot of so called "stupid technology" must first be invented before we can actually invent other useful things

Nobody liked my "reach-around 2000", for some reason.

Maybe because we kept having to recalibrate it.

Look, Texan-mode is by default, if you want the other auto-calibration modes, you need to download them via Origin.


You better check my profile then. Maybe I need my firmware flashed. If you know what I mean. And I think you do.
 
2013-03-20 04:39:49 PM  

Do the needful: CygnusDarius: Do the needful: CygnusDarius: cman: A lot of so called "stupid technology" must first be invented before we can actually invent other useful things

Nobody liked my "reach-around 2000", for some reason.

Maybe because we kept having to recalibrate it.

Look, Texan-mode is by default, if you want the other auto-calibration modes, you need to download them via Origin.

You better check my profile then. Maybe I need my firmware flashed. If you know what I mean. And I think you do.


i.imgur.com
 
2013-03-20 05:32:45 PM  

Ambitwistor: Been done, although perhaps not from a smartphone camera.


And it's been done for an iPad/iPhone too.
 
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