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The Eye of the Machine

TweetMore video from Sensor Cast’s MobilHD system (see yesterday’s post for more details). MobilHD demonstrates the SPOT automatic object tracking system using a pan-tilt-zoom camera. Unlike simple motion detection, MobilHD employs sophisticated video signal processing to find, track, and predict moving objects within the field of view. First objects are detected as shown by tiny […]

Facial Recognition is the Future of Social Search

TweetNokia’s concept video shows what they think mobile computing will be in 2015.  The list rounds out the usual suspects of future-tech: cloud computing, geolocative services, service-anywhere and facial recognition, to name a few.  The last one tweaks my concerns about data harvesting and social stalking as presented the last two days (Thoughts on the […]

Surveillance Society – A Lesson for the OGI

TweetOn the heels of my post yesterday about the Outernet Guidance Initiative and the perils of data harvesting, I find this bit of flotsam foaming out of the datasphere.  Don’t be fooled by the lack of presentation fireworks or the bleary-eyed speaker reading his lines early in the morning without his cup of joe.  The […]