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Coming soon to a classroom near you: Augmented ID

Not strictly our business to be blogging here about the latest developments and technologies in the social media, but…

This has to be seen to be believed.  A Swedish company has developed face-recognition and head-tracking software to allow mobile phone users find out who someone is simply by pointing their phone at them.  Not just who they are, but their phone number and their social networks and anything else they’ve saved to their profile.  Ewan MacIntosh’s blog directed us to this story.

We figure that teenagers will be early adopters of this kind of technology, which means it will become a feature of school/classroom life, which means it will affect all of us.   Check out this YouTube link:

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