Retina scanning for security and fingerprinting are par for the course these days for many travellers (especially entering the US) – but what about a facial recognition tool to get deals?
Here we go again – a peek at how destination content, social media and communications might play out in the years to come, this time courtesy of Google.
Think Terminator or, Clark Kent (Superman) when he removes his glasses to scan a situation, to get some idea of one of the projects Google might currently be working on
Much was made of Google Goggles when it launched in late-2009 with image recognition technology, followed by a translation tool about seven months ago.
Global web translation provider TransPerfect is heading into the mobile world with the launch of a smartphone app which acts as a translator for 50 languages.
Huge interest in December 2009 when Google launched its Google Goggles project – a piece of kit which takes pictures of objects and attempts to identify them.