Windows 10's Facial Recognition Can Even Distinguish Between Identical Twins

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  1. dgstorm

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    Here's a slightly off topic story about Windows 10 that was so impressive we wanted to share it here. Feel free to drop by our dedicated Microsoft site @: Microsoft Surface Forums

    Windows 10's new "Hello" facial recognition software is a huge step forward in security. In fact, it's so good, it wasn't foiled by identical twins during testing by The Australian. The testers used several different sets of "test twins" and they even had them try and trick the system by having the original login twin adopt different hairstyles or add glasses.


    There were a few instances in which it took the software some time to figure things out, but there were no security breaches. The only time it failed was when it couldn't create a login for eleven year old Isabelle and Natalie Brown, yet it still never gave access to someone it shouldn't have.

    Here's a quote from the source of this story with a few more details on this tech,

    It looks like Microsoft has a true, ground-breaking technology in the works, and we already have it available now! It's amazing what those engineers in Redmond have come up with. It looks like in the near future, we won't be needing clunky passwords anymore!


     
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    That's cool, but can Windows 10 stop dropping my audio device randomly?
     
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    How about 10 being able to use the patch that allows me to control my screen brightness that worked on 8 and 8.1?
     
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    This is great news. Reminds me of Minority Report, only instead of eyes, it will be facial recognition.
     
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    Thats really impressive.