An Indian city is set to deploy facial recognition in a bid to detect the expressions of women being harassed in public spaces, eliciting concern among digital rights advocates. Indian media outlets reported authorities in the city of Lucknow plan to mount AI-equipped cameras that will alert nearby police stations when they spot a woman's "distress" due to harassment. Lucknow police commissioner D K Thakur told The Times of India that authorities are looking to install the cameras at "crime hotspots" in the city. The placements were determined by the "presence of girls and women in the area," as well as stalking and harassment complaints. The decision was criticized on Twitter , as the controversy prompted a discussion on the intersection between state surveillance and gender issues. What's next?
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Lucknow police is initially deploying five AI-enabled cameras to start detecting women in distress. Lucknow police is deploying facial recognition technology backed by security cameras that will read expressions of women in distress and alert their nearest police station. The technology is claimed to use artificial intelligence AI to read facial expressions of women. The new project will take place under the Uttar Pradesh government's Mission Shakti programme that was launched in October. It is projected to help reduce cases of harassment of women subjected to stalking and threat in the city. Lucknow Police Commissioner Dhruv Kumar Thakur told the media on Wednesday that the police department had identified hotspots where the movement of women was maximum in the city and from where most of the complaints were received. The police will initially deploy five AI-based cameras to recognise the expression of women citizens.
Some are victims, others are suspects — but in either case I need to learn the truth, and do so by placing reliance upon the one undeniable universal language as exemplified in the way our facial expressions and body language correspond. It is also pertinent to note that, even without training or specific awareness and almost instinctively, people will apply the same assessment criteria, even unwittingly, to your speech and actions as well, and therefore for the interrogator it is even more important to understand and be able to manipulate the talent to seek to achieve the stated objectives. The six basic emotions , generally are easily identifiable in all, and by all, are: happy, angry, sad, fearful, surprised and disgusted. These emotions are universal and no matter what part of the world from which you come or what language you speak, your facial expressions will always be the same and replicated by persons who otherwise cannot understand a word you are saying.
December 16, Whether at a birthday party in Brazil, a funeral in Kenya or protests in Hong Kong, humans all use variations of the same facial expressions in similar social contexts, such as smiles, frowns, grimaces and scowls, a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, shows. The findings, published today, Dec.