[LINK] More Earth-Shattering IoT Applications

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Sun Apr 29 09:08:52 AEST 2018

On 28/04/18 09:57, David wrote:

>  ... What was the user interface?

The college was using a GUI to control the cameras, with recording, pan 
tilt and zoom. There was not fancy image recognition software. But that 
was some years ago.

I attended a demonstration at an educational conference in Canberra a 
few weeks ago where a vendor was offering facial recognition software. 
The idea was to identify students who had been banned if they attempted 
to enter a campus. This was fully automatic, scanning every person as 
they set foot on campus and tracking them everywhere on campus.

There are of course troubling aspects to such a system.

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