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    News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    Hewlett-Packard investigates after a man suggests the company's facial-tracking software can't see black people.
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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    Appears to be an issue regarding contrast, love how it's getting hyped up everywhere

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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    Appears to be faked more like it! Given that the name tags are reversed as if in a mirror, plus someone's hands are always out of line of sight whenever the camera is moving...

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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    Yeah, fake IMO.

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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    1st what a load of rubbish, can they counter sue?+

    2nd we heard this before, i think it was sat nav with voice command couldnt understand people from birmingham i think (apologise if I am wrong, sorry it is late)

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    i dont care if its real or fake but it was damn funny specially when he ask white wanda to step in ehehehehhe so good LMAO

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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    I'm sure HP didn't intentionally make their webcams incapable of tracking black faces! Sounds like it could just be an unfortunate bug.

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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    Quote Originally Posted by garbage456 View Post
    2nd we heard this before, i think it was sat nav with voice command couldnt understand people from birmingham i think (apologise if I am wrong, sorry it is late)
    Are you sure that isn't newcastle?
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    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    It's ok, I get the impression that Geordie's like being well travelled anyway.

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    Re: News - Man claims HP webcams are racist

    I think the facial detection algorithm is design to identify a facial by subtract the background environment. Therefore, i think can identify a facial detection algorithm will work if the contrast ratio is set in an appropriate value.

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