Kraft kiosks scans face, recommends meals

Posted Feb. 4 at 7:45 a.m.

From Mashable | After a harried day in the office, meal planning may be the last thing on your mind. It might be evident on your face, though.

That’s the premise behind an interactive technology Kraft and Intel recently introduced called the “Meal Planning Solution.” The kiosk-like display, which is likely to show up in at least one retail location this year, is meant to help weary shoppers find new recipes during last-minute grocery trips. Get the full story>>

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  1. jack (me) Feb. 4 at 9:08 a.m.

    Despite the technogeek language in the linked article, what kind of face does it take for the machine to say “You look depressed, eat five boxes of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese yourself tonight; it’s the cheesier one.”

    Or, if it sees a Chasid with a beard, does it recommend Oscar Mayer bacon? It isn’t going to send the customer to the Agriwhatever aisle.

  2. Dave Feb. 4 at 1:02 pm

    Hello, Dave. You look hungry. *scanning* Dave, may I recommend a nice bowl of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese? Dave? Would you like something from the library of Kraft food products? Dave?

  3. Chris Feb. 4 at 1:13 pm

    Now with more…molecules!

  4. Tom Feb. 4 at 4:16 pm

    Approach Face-Tron. Hold still while Face-Tron conducts a detailed scan of your face. Scanning… processing… registering 11 Kraft HungerMarkers(tm). Forwarding retinal scan to appropriate government agency. Do not move away from Face-Tron.

    Scan indicates high probability of snack craving. Face-Tron compels you to purchase Kraft branded products. Please focus your vision on the following hypnotic video pattern. Implanting Manchurian Candidate subroutine. You may now move away from Face-Tron. Consume. Consume. Consume.

  5. Chris R. Feb. 4 at 7:09 pm

    Kraft: Bring back your frozen meals! Especially your mac & cheese one. I’ve been missing it for about 20 years now. The BEST microwavable mac & cheese I’ve ever had. And I love mac & cheese!

  6. lyndaslopez Feb. 5 at 2:35 a.m.

    Most of the coupons don’t even work unless you use good websites some of them Printapons retail me not etc, so do some research before you buy anything!