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Pro iOS 5 Augmented Reality by Kyle Roche

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Chapter  13

Building a Facial Recognition AR App

In Chapter 12, we introduced a few ways to bring facial and object recognition to your applications. Some of the approaches are more difficult than others. In this chapter, we are going to pick one of those approaches and build out a fully functional AR application using facial recognition and some of the other technologies we’ve already discussed in the book.

The Application’s Purpose

Thinking of a specific purpose for this application was a bit difficult. I wasn’t trying to solve a really practical problem as much as trying to demonstrate some of the key concepts that we’ve learned in this book so far.

Having said that, the premise of this application is customer service. Admittedly, it’s a ...

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