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Big Data vs Your Data

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(and its impact on your digital photos) Have you ever wondered what all the fuss is about big data? Have you considered how big data impacts YOUR data? We are going to address the issues the big data trend creates,

Posted in blog, Privacy

Your data is safe with us

Fotobounce provides a very high level of security

The Interweb has been abuzz with news of the latest security problem called “Heartbleed”. We wanted to provide an update to our users that their data was not affected by this SSL-related issue. Our servers employed a different version of

Posted in Privacy

Organizing your scanned photos

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In the previous article we (hopefully!) convinced you to take your favorite photos out of those shoeboxes, binders and old albums and digitize them so that future generations can enjoy them. We covered multiple ways to capture those long forgotten

Posted in Face Recognition, Organizing, Photos, Tagging

Scanning those old photos in family albums

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Okay… we’ve convinced you that you should take your old photos out of those shoeboxes and photo albums and digitize them so that future generations can enjoy them. Not only will this help preserve them, it also presents a great

Posted in Family, History, Photos

Face recognition makes prime time with 60 Minute segment

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Face recognition has made the big-time news with the feature segment this past weekend on the CBS news program “60 Minutes”. [Click here to watch: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50147158n ] The slant on the segment was whether face recognition was an invasion of

Posted in Face Recognition, Privacy

Cupids Against Cancer

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Fotobounce is proud to support the annual Cupids Against Cancer fundraiser. This event raises funds that go to On the Tip of the Toes Foundation. This group takes teens that are fighting cancer on wilderness adventure tours to build confidence

Posted in News

Face Recognition and Privacy

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The interweb is buzzing about Facebook turning off its auto-face-tag feature for European users as a result of pressure from various European privacy groups. This situation highlights one of the critical weaknesses of Facebook and a key strength of Fotobounce.

Posted in Face Recognition, Privacy

Lost Photo Blues

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This is the story of how the track called “The Lost Photo Blues” came to be. Like photos, music is a great connector – that’s what was going through my mind one night a few years ago as I watched

Posted in History, Photos

Recent reviews and mentions

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Fotobounce was reviewed earlier this month by PCWorld and PCAdvisor. Click here for the review. The review highlights one of our key strengths which is face recognition accuracy. Of course, face recognition technology will never be perfect because of the

Posted in Reviews

Facebook is not the greatest for Photos

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Facebook is a great social networking tool and the number of users they have attracted proves this obvious fact, but not so great as a storage location to protect your photos. Here are the two key reasons why: Facebook reduces

Posted in Photos, Sharing