In Pictures: Weird and wonderful high-tech inventions of the world

From robotic waiters and high-tech bicycles to “privacy visors,” we take a look at recent inventions that are strange but beautiful

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The scientists at Tokyo’s National Institute of Information came up with this prototype for a “privacy visor” that wards off attempts by cameras using facial-recognition biometrics software to recognize the wearer. The privacy visor is said to use a near-infrared light source that confuses the face-biometrics software without distorting the wearer’s vision.

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