Day: October 23, 2018

This AI can search for people by height, gender, and clothing in surveillance videos

iSpeech Tristian Greene | The Next Web | Source URL A team of AI researchers from India developed a tool to search for people in surveillance footage by height, clothing color, and gender. It’s like a search engine that can find people in a video. The scientists used deep learning […]

Does public surveillance creep you out, or make you feel safer? Seattle wants your opinion on what it’s been doing

Does public surveillance creep you out, or make you feel safer? Seattle wants your opinion on what it’s been doing

text to speech Agueda Pacheco-Flores | Seattle Times | Source URL The Seattle Police Department will host a public meeting at the Columbia City Branch Library at 5 p. m. Monday to discuss and hear public comment on the use of surveillance technologies. Does public surveillance creep you out? Or […]

The US Marines want to mount powerful lasers on vehicles that can stun or attack out-of-control crowds

The US Marines want to mount powerful lasers on vehicles that can stun or attack out-of-control crowds

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Jared Keller | Task & Purpose via Business Insider | Source URL The Marine Corps is on the hunt for a vehicle-mounted laser system that can produce “sustainable and controllable plasma at range” for the purposes of crowd control, according to a U.S. government solicitation. A Small Business Innovation […]

US DOT tells self-driving shuttle company to stop transporting kids

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Looks like Transdev never got explicit approval for ‘school buses.’ Engadget | Source URL Sorry kids, neither you nor robots can be trusted. The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has told Transdev North America to stop hauling children around in its EZ10 Generation II […]