What do you guys think about this glasses to use daily to escape Facial Recognition? Worth the price? Does it really work?

https://reflectacles.com

@BreadOven@lemmy.world
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Are these not just glasses blocking IR? I didn’t look too much into them, but looking at the lenses. Looks like IR blocking lenses.

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ProfezzorDarke
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Ministry for Silly Walks, wouldn’t have thought that would be useful one day…

Goes to supermarket in gimp suit.

Proceeds to pay with credit card

@Gush@lemmy.ml
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Mate they’re ugly as hell, i won’t buy that shit

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I wonder, could you get them with prescription lenses or would it defeat the purpose of the glasses?

@SoBoredAtWork@lemmy.world
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Okay. Who’s doing the PDF deep dive and letting us know how this works in TL;DR format?

You take the image recognization machine, and you run the output of your own algorithm through it, training your algorithm to value patterns that confuse the first machine.

I wouldn’t trust this to work against updated machine learning algorithms.

Tl;dr It stops the ai from being able to recognize you as a person so it can’t tell that your face is a face.

Yeah, got that. But how does it work? How does it stop ai from working, it’s what I’m asking

@gnygnygny@lemm.ee
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Apparently it mix up human patterns

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Put your grasses on, nothing will be wrong…

So this is what my homies mean when they say “bro this is too far, you need to touch grass”

SokathHisEyesOpen
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Worth the price is subjective. Are you a wanted criminal, or planning a heist? Then probably yes. Otherwise, probably no.

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Maybe you just want to look sick at the next rave.

Not their intended purpose, but that’s the only one that doesn’t sound stupid

Edit: looking at their website, that might be their intended target audience.

Or maybe attending a protest in China?

SokathHisEyesOpen
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I would definitely want something more than these glasses in that case, but that’s another possible use for them for sure.

@chairman@feddit.nl
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I suppose putting on a very unique pair of glasses would for sure avoid facial recognition. Why would there be a need to recognize your face if u make yourself so obviously different vs others. Haha.

A dumbass camera would be sufficient. No need for complicated facial recognition camera.

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That’s not how they work. They’re highly reflective, so they block analog cameras, and they’re infrared blocking, so they stop auto focus.

Most cctv are small sensor fixed focus so everything is crisp without any assist though

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I guess the infrared blocking is probably also to mess up the facial recognition systems.

But if majority wear this to prevent facial recognition, they won’t be standing out anymore.

@learningduck @chairman Great!.. so just wait for everyone else to buy these first

@chairman@feddit.nl
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Haha. I am also waiting for everyone else to buy one of these.

If you live in a authoritarian country this will just put a target on your back. They will still stop and search you: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/facial-recognition-cameras-technology-london-trial-met-police-face-cover-man-fined-a8756936.html

@soviettaters@lemm.ee
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Typical Europe

@smeg@feddit.uk
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Lol what? The met aren’t even representative of policing in the UK, let alone the rest of Europe!

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What.

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Any sources to back up that a vague amount of infrared of the eye region is so meaningfully essential to face recognition systems? My sunglasses reflect most visible light, and they reflect some infrared light, and they cost $5. Even granting that very shaky claim, infrared blocking materials aren’t that expensive, this seems like a gimmick to make up for big prices.

A mask and any sunglasses or hat will prevent facial recognition 1000x better I suspect.

Someone said it was to disrupt autofocus

@constantokra@lemmy.one
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Dunno what those cost, but a pair of IR blocking safety glasses are like 15 bucks or less, blend in a whole lot better, and won’t make you stand out like a shining beacon in video.

@Quereller@lemmy.one
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I am always reminded on the scramble suit from a Scanner Darkly.

This is also how we stop our biggest abusers of our service. They leave such a unique fingerprint from all our other customers, we just quietly shadowban them.

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What service, if I may ask, is it that you run?

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