Convolutional Neural Network inference may be prohibited in your country: "This [computer vision] software is subject to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations and other U.S. law, and may not be exported or re-exported to certain countries ( Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, and the Crimea region of Ukraine)" - Intel https://software.intel.com/en-us/openvino-toolkit
"It is assumed that if entering combat, pilots will press the “off” button on the transponder making them invisible to this site and traditional secondary radar!"
skin color "is actually one of the least important factors in distinguishing between races"
- Learning Race from Face: A Survey (2014)
William Arkin from (2013): only 296 of 45,000 who have applied for jobs associated with type 1 or type 2 biological or chemical agents since 9/11 were found to be restricted persons. Of those 296, 200 were disqualified because previous felon charges.
Amazon filed patent for face recognition doorbell https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/surveillance-technologies/amazons-disturbing-plan-add-face-surveillance-yo-0 but face recognition for home access is already on the market https://www.intelli-vision.com/smart-home/
500 TFLOPS/chip and 1 TFLOPS/watt in a half precision floating point format https://projects.preferred.jp/mn-core/en/
Collecting faces from Facebook for face recognition training datasets used "all of the photos that had been posted by each volunteer, all photos that had been tagged with any of our volunteers’ Facebook friends, all tags that were associated with any of these photos, and the network of friendships among our volunteers and their friends."
Also worth reading is NIST's "Performance Assessment of Face Recognition Using Super-Resolution" https://www.nist.gov/publications/performance-assessment-face-recognition-using-super-resolution
Have to appreciate the translator's honesty http://english.easen-electron.com/
"All domestic travelers" in the UK have been processed by Aurora's facial recognition system http://aurora-ai.com/ai-solutions/face-recognition/
Submit your face to a facial recognition company so they can provide a REST API for other facial recognition companies to determine your facial recognition privacy settings https://www.whoo.ai/who-knows-me
Face recognition for home appliances on embedded processors (ARM A7, A8, A9)
"In order to offer the best possible user experience to each individual user, TV sets and other household appliances have to be aware who is using them." https://asaphus.de/
Using facial landmarking to detect pain in sheep face images: "In this paper we present a method for localisation of facial landmarks on human and sheep" https://arxiv.org/abs/1509.04954
Illegal cluster munitions being used in Syria 3D printed at former nazi munition factory in southern Germany on display in a VW showroom in Berlin at Ars Electronica Export show:
- Karlsruhe HfG http://kim.hfg-karlsruhe.de/vframe/
- Ars: https://ars.electronica.art/export/en/berlin2018/
- VFRAME: http://ahprojects.com/vframe
GPU mining for facial recognition to analyze retail customer behavior with a system benchmarked by lfw/megaface https://faceter.io
DoD seeking competitive edge against "computer vision camouflage" techniques https://sbir.de
11,637 images of 280 individual primates from 14 species used to train primate facial recognition https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.08790
Fingerprints can be extracted from high-resolution smartphone photos shared online: https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.08122 "Matching Fingerphotos to Slap Fingerprint Images"
263 videos captured by various drone-mounted cameras from 14 different cities in China. "If you find your vehicle or personal information in this dataset, please contact us and we will remove the corresponding information from our dataset" http://www.aiskyeye.com
Short thoughts on computer vision, facial recognition, privacy, and surveillance. https://ahprojects.com
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