No dummy: This mannequin is spying on you
The EyeSees have it: Almax’s spy mannequin watches shoppers in Europe and the U.S.
(Credit: Almax )
When you’re maxing your credit card on Black Friday, creepy store mannequins might actually be eying you.
Retailers are deploying mannequins equipped with cameras that watch for shoplifters and record shopper behavior to improve sales.
The EyeSee mannequin from Italy’s Almax SpA is being used with facial-recognition software that can identify the age, race, and gender of shoppers and record how long they spend around a display. Almax says the technology doesn’t violate shoppers’…
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