11/13/2012 09:16 am ET Updated Jan 13, 2013

Creepy Facial Recognition System Knows How Often You Visit A Store

You might want to think twice about how often you hang out at your local Best Buy in the future. In Japan, NEC has developed a new facial recognition system geared towards retailers that determines the age and gender of shoppers, and tracks how long and how often they visit a given store.

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