Virtual Prison for Hazardous Intelligent AI entities
Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy from University of Louisville says that we should be aware of dangerously self-aware chatbots and he suggests to keep dangerous AI entities in virtual prison for avoiding social-engineering attacks. According to him, we should improve cybersecurity, because one day disobeying virtual agents could threaten humanity’s existence.
Face recognition software negates true anonymity
Facial detection software is on the verge of being implemented for business use: it can already detect average age, male or female, and even attention level. This software can be very valuable to marketeers and businesses in general. On the other hand, it is quite intrusive software and people might be worried about their privacy as it’s hard to keep your anonymity.
One of existing face recognition software is NotiFace II, a face recognition surveillance system developed by Face-Tek Technology. It integrates face recognition with security monitoring products, as presented on the video.
Scientists on the trail of automatic human emotion recognition
According to scientists, it is possible that computers understand human emotional state. The algorithm allowing computers to recognize real person’s emotions and feelings will be used in fields such as biomedicine, law enforcement and computer science.
AIDA reads driver's mood from facial expressions and other cues and incorporates real-time city information
AIDA is one of the latest intelligent driving virtual agents which aims to change the way we interact with our car and communicates with the driver through a small robot embedded in the dashboard. AIDA is a sociable robot, which reads the driver’s mood from facial coding and through emotion capturing and responds in a socially appropriate and informative way.
MS Project Natal: New XBox addon, your body is the controller. Voice recognition. Gesture recognition. Face recognition. Awesome!
Microsoft’s Project Natal delivers a new addon to your XBox that allows you to play without controller. The system has a 3D camera that maps the exacts position of your hands, your fingers, your feet, your header, your nose, everything in a 3D map. This allows you to control the game with only your body, in great detail, and no controller needed. Furthermore, it recognises voice and faces and supports complex video chat.