A KFC in Beijing is testing a facial recognition ordering system.
The kiosk is fueled by search giant Biadu, which laid out a few scenarios as to how the kiosk would work. For example, a 20+ year old male might get a recommendation for a “crispy chicken hamburger,” while a female age 50 would be suggested “porridge and soybean milk for breakfast.”
The Beijing restaurant is a testing ground for other technologies, like augmented reality games via table stickers. However, KFC has tested other “smart restaurant” technologies with Biadu at other restaurants, including robotic customer service agents. Read the article …