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KFC in China tests letting people pay by smiling

Signal of change / KFC in China tests letting people pay by smiling

By Max Elder / 07 Sep 2017

KFC in China is testing facial recognition software (+ cell phone number) as a form of payment

 

Max Elder on Twitter

@KFC in China is testing facial recognition software (+ cell phone number) as a form of payment #signalsofchange https://t.co/D5H6BqNEUR

So what?

This signal was also spotted by Jiehui Kia:

 

Kia Jie Hui

Eat KFC also want facial recognition. No wonder you're worried Eddie Choo. #FCtracker #SignalofChange @futurescentre Dorothy Ng "China's has been a front runner in both the developing and applying...



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What might the implications of this be? What related signals of change have you seen?

Ah, when I read 'pay by smiling' I thought you meant, 'pay with a smile'. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we valued smiles highly enough? I wonder what that would do for our mental health - and what wider social benefits and savings would emerge... 

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