Taylor Swift used facial recognition at a concert to detect stalkers – Source www.Mashable.com
While facial recognition is increasingly being used by authorities to keep track of wrongdoers, entertainers have employed the tech as well – to keep track of stalkers.
As per Rolling Stone, at Taylor Swift’s Rose Bowl concert in May, a kiosk was set up where it was playing clips of the pop star’s rehearsal.
Little did concertgoers know was that a camera was hiding behind the kiosk’s screen, where a facial recognition camera was snapping photos and transferring them to a Nashville-based “command post.”
The images were then checked with a database of the singer’s known list of stalkers, which numbers in the hundreds. Read more…