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Facial recognition may be coming to a police body camera near you (Thanks to Facebook YOUR image is already tagged-MCViewPoint)

Posted by Martin C. Fox on April 27, 2018

Coppers turning a lemon into lemonade.

Hey, you were just picked on a police body camera, you MUST have done something wrong!

https://www.lmtonline.com/business/article/Facial-recognition-may-be-coming-to-a-police-body-12866541.php

Drew Harwell

The country’s biggest seller of police body cameras on Thursday convened a corporate board devoted to the ethics and expansion of artificial intelligence, a major new step toward offering controversial facial-recognition technology to police forces nationwide.

Axon, the maker of Taser electroshock weapons and the wearable body cameras now used by most major American city police departments, has voiced interest in pursuing face recognition for its body-worn cameras. The technology could allow officers to scan and recognize the faces of potentially everyone they see while on patrol. A growing number of surveillance firms and tech start-ups are racing to integrate face recognition and other AI capabilities into real-time video…

Be seeing you

be seeing you

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