Smart doorbell uses facial recognition to grant access to friendly faces

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Doors are getting smarter. In the recent past, we've seen the DoorBot camera enable homeowners to see who's visiting via their smartphone. Now a similar device called Chui is adding facial recognition to automatically grant entrance to friendly faces. Installed in place of a regular doorbell, the Chui connects to the home's wifi and features a speaker and camera that feeds through live to users' smartphones or tablets. The system scans faces as they approach the door and matches them to the faces of homeowners' social contacts or previous guests, delivering a notification to their device. If the face isn't…

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