UK Based Start-Up Creates Face Reading AI To Assist Police In Suspect Interrogation

Bloomberg | July 01, 2019

UK Based Start-Up Creates Face Reading AI To Assist Police In Suspect Interrogation
American psychologist Paul Ekman is research on facial expressions spawned a whole new career of human lie detectors more than four decades ago. Artificial intelligence could soon take their jobs. While the US has pioneered the use of automated technologies to reveal the hidden emotions and reactions of suspects, the technique is still nascent and a whole flock of entrepreneurial ventures are working to make it more efficient and less prone to false signals. Facesoft, a UK start up, says it has built a database of 300 million images of faces, some of which have been created by an AI system modeled on the human brain, The Times reported. The system built by the company can identify emotions like anger, fear and surprise based on micro-expressions which are often invisible to the casual observer.

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