Kairos Lands $500K To Bring Facial Recognition Tech To Employee Time Clocks

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http://techcrunch.com – Kairos, a startup that launched earlier this year out of the Spring 2012 class of the NewMe Accelerator, has landed $500,000 in seed funding from a group of angel backers. The money will be put toward launching Kairos’ flagship app TimeClock, which launches in beta today. TimeClock uses facial recognition technology to identify employees paid on an hourly basis when they clock in on the job. This is aimed at eliminating “buddy punching,” which is when people clock in on behalf of their coworkers for time they did not actually work. As harmless as buddy punching might sound ( (IT news)