Who on Earth uses your Windows Phone camera to identify friends

Who on Earth uses your Windows Phone camera to identify friends
So you are walking down the street when someone approaches you and starts talking to you as though he were your best friend. The problem is, you can't remember his name. If you own a Windows Phone model, you do have a solution besides taking a wild guess. Who on Earth is an app that uses a picture from your camera roll, or captured on your camera preview to match an image on the picture with a name from your Facebook friends.

You can even impress your pals by recreating the face recognition scene from Mission Impossible Ghost Protocal. The app does all of the heavy lifting. All you need to do is choose a picture from your camera roll, gallery or social networking profile, or use the camera on your phone to take a preview without saving the shot. Faces are quickly identified by name on the screen with a degree of confidence. You can set the app to automatically log into Facebook and you can even find out how many of your Facebook friends have public images. In case you are worried, the app saves not one iota of personal information.

Who on Earth is 99 cents from the Windows Marketplace although there is a free trial period supported by ads.

source: WhoonEarth via WMPoweruser

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9 Comments

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Well that must be some really ground breaking software.

2. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Interesting, next time I meet someone who I forgot, I'll simply take a picture of them and "identify" who they are all while they wait which wouldn't result in an awkward situation.

3. threeline

Posts: 313; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

You better brush up on your small talk as well because I predict some awkward moments of silence.

4. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

Yup. "lemme take this quick pic of you..... There we go....... TIM! That's your name!"

9. chapizzo

Posts: 116; Member since: Sep 13, 2011

LMAO.... pretty hilarious!

5. joey18

Posts: 668; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

Is to late for windows phones android will dominate my next phone will be iphone 5 or the samsung galaxy 3 depends of quality

6. JSern

Posts: 282; Member since: May 22, 2011

Nope.

8. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

i dont agree my sgs2 keeps restarting even after hard reset. I may give wp a chance on my next phone purchase

7. jellytime

Posts: 135; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

What on earth would the programmers think we need this?

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