Stealth Fashion

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According to Slate, Professor Isao Echizen at Tokyo’s National Institute of Informatics, has developed a “Privacy Visor” that reportedly confuses facial recognition software by emitting infrared light sources.

Tech Crunch notes notes that the professor’s first prototype found that Google’s Picasa imagine management software could still recognize him.

New Yorker Noah Zerkin was riding the subway this weekend when he came across Google co-founder Sergey Brin wearing Google’s augmented-reality glasses. Though the device is slated to ship out to developers later this year, Google aims to release a consumer version in 2014.

Fashion designer Johanna Bloomfield, has a line of “Stealth Wear” clothing, including a stealth hoodie that blocks the thermal radiation scanners used by spy drones.

Posted by Sam Churchill on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at 12:13 pm .

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