Something about boutique mannequins makes it feel like they’re watching you. Now, they really will be.
United Colors of Benetton is among stores using bionic mannequins equipped with police-grade technology to spy on shoppers. The $5,000 dummies, called EyeSee, use facial recognition software as a noninvasive way to extract data from customers who walk by, including roundabout age, race and gender, Bloomberg.com reported.
A tiny camera embedded in one of the mannequin’s eyes records the information.
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