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Brazilian Police to Use "Robocop" Glasses To Scan Faces
Ahead of the world cup, Brazilian police have unveiled sunglasses that are capable of scanning the faces in a crowd, and identifying an criminals at large. They are claiming they can scan up to 400 faces in 1 second, at a distance of 50 yards. The glasses scan 46,000 biometric points on a person’s face, and therefore are reportedly extremely accurate.
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Predator: A Smart Camera That Learns
Predator is a sophisticated tracking software written by Zdenek Kalal that continually learns from it’s own mistakes. It is capable of tracking objects, even if they turn, or change scales, and it can also discriminate different faces. Initial application ideas include sophisticated surveillance, virtual interactivity, and object centric stabilization. You can download the software and try it for yourself
Originally posted by muzzleflash
Ulterior and Inciting.
And yes, there almost certainly is some form of ulterior motive to inciting these riots.
Oil was found at Masjed Soleyman in southwestern Iran on May 26, 1908, and three years later was piped down to a newly built refinery at Abadan on the Iranian side of the Shatt alrab, not many miles below Basra.1 Its global importance was immediately recognized, not just by the Admiralty in London, looking for new sources of supply for its oil-fired battleships, but in other European capitals as well—leading to a brief British-German-Turkish skirmish for control of the pipeline at the start of World War I.2