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HP Face-Tracking Webcams Don't Recognize Black People
12-22-2009, 07:44 PM,
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HP Face-Tracking Webcams Don't Recognize Black People

This is awkward. It appears that HP's new webcams, which have facial-tracking software, can't recognize black faces, as evidenced in the above video. HP has responded:

We are working with our partners to learn more. The technology we use is built on standard algorithms that measure the difference in intensity of contrast between the eyes and the upper cheek and nose. We believe that the camera might have difficulty "seeing" contrast in conditions where there is insufficient foreground lighting.
12-22-2009, 10:56 PM,
RE: HP Face-Tracking Webcams Don't Recognize Black People
I hope the black community doesn't mind if those of us with lighter skin start wearing black make-up. Big Grin
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12-23-2009, 07:34 AM,
RE: HP Face-Tracking Webcams Don't Recognize Black People
I think this could be easily resolved with with white marks under the eyes like football players wear. Now the question is would be Micheal Jackson be picked up by the web cam ? HMMMM?
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