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All Eyes on Smart Glasses

All Eyes on Smart Glasses

Chinese search engine Baidu has started work on its own smart glasses technology which will be able to search by using facial recognition.

In a similar vein to Google's Glass initiative, the wheels are in motion but Baidu is yet to decide whether the glasses will be made commercially available.

The design comprises a slim headset with a miniature LCD screen.

Spokesman Kaiser Kuo said Baidu's facial recognition expertise was a driving force behind the plans, adding: "What you are doing with your camera, for example, taking a picture of a celebrity and then checking on our database to see if we have a facial image match, you could do the same thing with a wearable visual device."


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