torsdag 26. mars 2020

AI-powered smart glasses are finding people with coronavirus in China

Security officers in China are wearing AI-powered smart glasses to find people with a fever, one of the main symptoms of the coronavirus.The specs use a thermal imaging camera to measure someone’s temperature from up to 1 metre away. The glasses were developed by AI startup Rokid, which claims each set can check the temperature of several hundred people in just two minutes, the South China Morning Post reports. When the devices identify someone with a fever, they send an automatic alert to staff and make a digital record.

The specs are being donned by security guards in Hongyuan Park, part of a wetland preserve in the eastern city of Hangzhou. The park is one of a growing number of public facilities in China to reopen since new infections began to dwindle.