Ready for testing? Famous fast food restaurant will track hungover customers using facial recognition system


Ready for testing? Famous fast food restaurant will track hungover customers using facial recognition system

December 28, 00:35 Share:

Burger King tests customers for hangovers (Photo: Screenshot from CDN Comunicação video)

The amount of the discount is expected to correspond to how bad the person who drank alcohol the day before feels.. The mechanism of this The hangover test” was shown in a short commercial.

According to the privacy policy on the Hangover Whopper website, the system actually only provides « fictitious hangover assessment». And although the company itself actually admits that the tool is ineffective, this does not exclude its use as holiday entertainment. Moreover, the system seems quite safe: Burger King promises not to share user photos with any third parties and states that it will not use them for advertising or any other purposes.

“BK undertakes to remove these data, images and videos, correct them or provide them to the owner when required,” the rules say.

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Meanwhile, the proliferation of real facial recognition systems is becoming an increasingly pressing problem.. The day before, NV Techno wrote that regulators took action against the American pharmacy chain Rite Aid, which illegally implemented such a system, allegedly to detect theft in its stores.

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