Kraft has invented a vending machine that analyses your face to predict what you want to eat. It combines facial recognition with other data to give you a snack, or email a recipe and shopping instructions. Creepy or cool?
While you operate the touchscreen on Kraft's "Meal Planning Solution", a camera analyses your face to determine your age and gender, the better to anticipate what you want to eat.
Between this and Xbox Kinect, there is a dystopic science fiction waiting to be written, where the world's most powerful corporations combine forces to spy on us perpetually with motion-sensing cameras, collecting our fingerprints during marathon sessions of Angry Birds.
But for now, let us gurgle with gluttonous glee: Ooohh, look, fancy snacks! It anticipates what I want for dinner, just like mum. [Fast Company]
Republished from Gawker