Benetton’s Mannequins Could Be Profiling Shoppers

Benetton is among the few brands that have splurged on the $5,000 a head mannequins that spy on shoppers with facial recognition software. The implanted cameras aren’t looking for shoplifters, however. They’re logging gender, age and race. The technology, once used to identify criminals at airports, is now used in three European countries and right here in the US of A to help contour shopping experiences based on the creeper mannequins’ findings.

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