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Verizon patents targeted advertising method that determines if viewers are laughing, cuddling, sleeping or singing

Verizon has filed a patent application for targeting ads to viewers based on information collected from infrared cameras and microphones that would be able to detect conversations, people, objects and even animals that are near a TV.

Report: Facial recognition technology to be on 20% of smartphones this year

By the end of 2012, almost 20% of annual smartphone shipments will include facial recognition capabilities, according to the latest report from ABI Research.

Intel eyes facial recognition technology for virtual TV service

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) is developing a cable set-top that would rely on facial-recognition technology to target advertising to viewers, Reuters reported Friday. The company, which is reportedly...

Google privacy storm may stall face recognition plans

Google executives are considering scrapping plans to develop new facial recognition technology as it weathers a storm over its data-gathering policies.   CEO Eric Schmi