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Facial recognition is fast becoming a standard feature on compact cameras. But Samsung’s latest camera purports to take the technology to new heights. The nine-megapixel ST10 can recognise individual people by analysing faces as the shutter button is pressed, Samsung says. The feature requires a little setting up. For example, …

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Censorship?

If this phrase is correct -- "The technology also prioritises friends, family and the frequently photographed so that the camera's smile mode will only take photos of recognised faces when they’re grinning"

what happens when, after frequently taking a family member smiling, you want to take a picture of them pouting /scowling then the camera prevents this???

Isn't this censorship?

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Black Helicopters

Do i need to register my camera with the Information Commissioner's Office now

that its processing rather than just holding personal data?

How will the police take to the deployment of this tech on the streets other than by themselves, given that last week they stopped and search an MP in London for photographing a cycle path his constituents claimed was dangerous.

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@Peter Holgate

Well, I'm guessing that you don't select "the camera's smile mode"!

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