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Tech Roundup, Mar. 6, 2019 | Brazil-made facial recognition beats plastic surgery

The new made-in-Brazil facial recognition system. The booming ecosystem for marketing startups. Retailers’ “new Black Friday”

the new made-in-Brazil facial recognition system. The booming ecosystem for marketing startups. Retailers' "new Black Friday."
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You’re reading The Brazilian Report‘s weekly tech roundup, a digest of the most important news on technology and innovation in Brazil. This week’s topics: the new made-in-Brazil facial recognition system. The booming ecosystem for marketing startups. Retailers’ “new Black Friday.”


Brazilian startup develops plastic surgery-proof facial recognition

A system accurate enough to distinguish between identical twins and people who have undergone plastic surgeries. That’s what Brazilian facial recognition startup FullFace is offering, with made-in-Brazil technology. 

How does it work? FullFace’s technology analyzes 1024 facial points and 256 face images to identify a user. Moreover, it stores the image...

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