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Retailers installing tracking cameras in eyes of manequins

Retailers installing tracking cameras in eyes of manequins

Big Brother could be at your favorite store.

As CBS 2′s Don Champion reported, a growing number of stores are using discrete and sophisticated technology — including mannequins with facial-recognition cameras hidden in their eyes — to track shopper demographics in an effort to boost sales. Retailers say the marketing data technology allows them to cater their business to customers better, but it’s also raising privacy concerns.

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