Artificial intelligence is coming to a surveillance camera near you

Share This article One of the creepiest moments ever to grace the artificial intelligence genre came in the movie 2001:  A Space Odyssey, when the on-board computer takes control of the vessel and begins methodically hunting down and killing the crew using the video cameras strategically positioned throughout the spaceship. There is something inherently unnerving about the thought of an non-human intelligence observing us through our own devices — and yet, thanks to the SmartSpaces project being undertaken at Carnegie Mellon University, we may soon have such a future to look forward to. The chief difference between the science fiction and reality is that in the use cases proposed by the Carnegie Mellon team, headed up by Dr. Eric Xing, the artificial intelligence observing us will be used to save lives instead…


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