Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Fast food restaurants to use facial recognition to spy on customers



In the not too distant future, customers will have the pleasure of experiencing corporate spying in a disturbing new way.

Fast food restaurants want customers to use facial recognition kiosks to place their orders.

A company called BiteKiosk (Bite) wants fast food restaurants to use their self-service facial recognition kiosks.

"Bite recognizes each guest, and identifies whether it’s their 1st or 10th time visiting. There’s no barcode to scan or app to download."

Fast food restaurants claim that they will make more money by replacing staff with self-service facial recognition kiosks.

"As we see the rising costs of labor, it just makes sense" to consider adding new automated technology, CEO Leonard Comma said Tuesday at the ICR Conference.

Are other fast food chains following Jack In The Box's lead?

According to an article in the Business Insider, McDonald's and Wendy's are also considering using self-service kiosks.

Why would customers allow private corporations to use facial recognition?

https://massprivatei.blogspot.com/2018/01/fast-food-restaurants-to-use-facial.html


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