Reclaim Your Privacy With Glowing Glasses That Foil Facial Recognition Systems

Reclaim Your Privacy With Glowing Glasses That Foil Facial Recognition Systems


It’s invisible to the human eye, but the near-infrared light will prevent facial recognition systems from registering the wearer’s face. Because unlike a pair of regular sunglasses, the LEDs are strategically placed to illuminate the eyes and nose, which facial-recognition systems usually look for as dark and shadowed areas. Unfortunately, the glasses won’t foil cameras that are unaffected by infrared light, but neither man nor machine should be able to pick you out in a crowd when used alongside an outrageous oversized Groucho Marx moustache.

[DigInfo TV]