Computer Vision and George Orwell
Date: Tuesday, December 26 @ 09:05:21 GMT
Topic: Media/News

The following article does not focus an any particular application of computer vision, but imagine automating supervision?
"`People are shocked when they hear the cameras talk, but when they see everyone else looking at them, they feel a twinge of conscience and comply,' said Mike Clark, a spokesman for Middlesbrough Council who recounted the incident. The city has placed speakers in its cameras, allowing operators to chastise miscreants who drop coffee cups, ride bicycles too fast or fight outside bars."
How long before speeding tickets which are issued by speed traps become more sophisticated by tracking individuals in complex ways?

This article comes from The Computer Vision Digest

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