If you should find yourself in a KFC in the Zhejiang Province of China, there’s some exciting news: a new company lets you pay for your garb by smiling.
The single KFC in question has partnered up with Alibaba subsidiary Ant Financial to use their ‘Smile to Pay’ technology. By standing in front of a 3D camera with for one to two seconds and entering their phone number, the machine can identify the person.
With sophisticated algorithms and sensors, the machine can prevent bio-metric spoofing. The company released a video showing a model using the the system in an assortment of wigs and make-up styles and being accurately identified.