Retailers are introducing the EyeSee, sold by Italian mannequin maker Almax SpA, to glean data on customers.

3 comments on “Retailers are introducing the EyeSee, sold by Italian mannequin maker Almax SpA, to glean data on customers.
  1. Mattdog says:

    Along with IBM, but I’m sure everyone here has probably expected that…
    http://allthingsd.com/20121123/how-ibm-is-watching-how-you-shop-online/

  2. Jayme says:

    I don’t see the difference between overpriced cameras in mannequins and the cameras in the ceiling. It’s just a gimmick. The real problem will be when they arm the mannequins and set them on looter auto-kill.

    Killer Robots: HRW and Nobel Laureate Jody Williams Urge Ban on Modern Warfare’s Next Frontier
    http://www.democracynow.org/2012/11/20/killer_robots_hrw_and_nobel_laureate

    Michio Kaku: How to Stop Robots From Killing Us
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPVOPzYiCeg

    Of course the chip in the brain may also work to shut people off too.

  3. Banking Thiefs says:

    Never mind that, I see in shops now smart internet TVs with web cameras built in!
    Watching you, watching them! George Orwell was right, just got the date 1984 wrong.