Tacky Tracky – HP’s MediaSmart facial recognition and tracking software is RACIST

There is definitely a problem here in this video, but stop complaining bro, I think the facial recognition and tracking looks tacky anyway.

And apparently, the first test versions of the Xbox Natal also had problems recognizing the motions of black people. Somebody’s gotta rectify that shit.

The face tracking feature of the HP MediaSmart computer webcam will not recognize or track black faces.

In this experiment done by a couple of computer store employees, Wanda (white) and Desi (black), the HP camera just gives up whenever Desi enters the frame.


~ by Fionnlagh on December 21, 2009.

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