Supports the latest screens Google’s smart Nest Hub Max new technique is controversial, a technique (matching face) Face Match, that uses the front camera of the smart grid as a security feature, and a way to participate in video calls, as you know, you your photos, texts, Tasks, Calendar details, etc. when you learn on your face.
This situation may seem simple at first, but the way in which Google and other companies collect face data, stored, and processed, has become a major concern for users who are thinking about protecting their privacy.
We’ll look today at how Google, and other technology companies collect facial recognition data by a device Nest Hub Max, how you store and treat it, in addition to some suggestions about what you can do to reduce it.
What is Face Match:
Think (face matching) Face Match one of the most important features supported by the screen of Google’s new smart Nest Hub Max, which uses the front camera and recognition software on the face is always to help them identify any member of the family currently uses.
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This feature works such as: Face Detection found in the Android system Android Face Unlock, the facial recognition from Apple FaceID, used software similar to what you see in Google images, and photos of the Apple TV to search for your photos and management, as well as Face Recognition feature in Facebook.
Why are Google and other companies to collect data face?
The screen supports Google’s smart Nest Hub Max profiles for multiple users, instead of login manual feature lets you match the face of Google scan your face to create a “model for the face” using the screen after that provide custom information about calendar appointments, text messages, etc., which is faster and more convenient than logging in using your fingerprint, or via the app.
Are you watching Google all the time?
When you run the features of the face matching device Nest Hub Max, the device monitors and holds down the input of the camera to discover food.
So far; the screen is a Google smartphone and the first device by the property (Face Detection always) Always-on Face Detection, where the devices require other action such as: a touch screen, or pressing the button on the device, as is the case with the iPhone when you activate the FaceID.
As all smart speakers such as: Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and devices that support Siri, such as: HomePod, the and iPhone, and Apple Watche you need to hear the words begin to activate, but your Nest Hub Max does not require it.
Do you keep Google and the other statements of your face?
The answer rather is: yes, although Google noted that the facial profiles be stored and processed on a Nest Hub Max himself does not address to the company’s servers, they only think they do sometimes drag the face data to the cloud to help improve the “product experience”, and emphasizes that any data for the face are deleted after completion of the processing via the cloud.
As to technology companies and other store data of your face to varying degrees. Basically; if I left a device, or service data recording your face for any reason, there will be greater prospects to store this data.
How can you know that the device you are using converts the data of your face?
Any time the screen Google’s Nest Hub Max to send the data of your face to the cloud – as is the case when used as a camera Nest or in a video call – will run a green light near the camera.
Refers green light to download time just direct, but not necessarily when you pull the Google data saved on the device, such as a profile face. They also have many other devices on the visible signs are so similar indicates that the camera is in use.
Do you use Google or apple, your face data to customize the ads you see?
Google asserts it would not use the data collected by the clips Face Match, or Nest Cam in the allocation of ad targeting. Also, Apple does not make a profit by selling targeted ads, suggesting that they do not use operations recognize your face in this way.
Can you turn off the Face Match up?
There are three ways to prevent screen Google Nest Hub Max of the stored face data or scan to search for food constantly.
- Do not enable the feature Face Match Final.
- If you activate it; you can delete your Profile, turn off the Face Match the settings of your device.
- Can lead the switch button located at the rear of the device to disable the camera completely, which also leads to disable the feature Face Match, but keep in mind that the device will be shown the content of any file the definition for the face you have created.
Are there other ways you can get through by Google on the data face?
Yes, there are many ways; the simplest Google images that support facial recognition technology for years, which if you activate it, it means to let Google scans your photo library to help identify people who appear in your photos, and create photo sets categorized by meal makes it easy to search, and if you set up the feature to unlock through facial recognition on the Android system, you allow Google to create a digital map of your face.
Can I unsubscribe in all that?
Unfortunately it’s not as easy as you imagine, in Google images you can choose not to run facial recognition on your own photos, but you can’t control what he decides other people who may have downloaded their pictures around it.
In some cases, as is the case with the FaceID of the Apple TV, you can simply choose not to use this feature and therefore keep the data of your face out of the hands of Apple or its developers registered.