France tests AI tools to detect mask compliance


France has been testing AI tools with security cameras supplied by the French technology company Datakalab in the Paris Metro system and buses in Cannes to detect the percentage of passengers who are wearing face masks. The system does not store or disseminate images and is intended to help authorities anticipate future oubreaks.

Writer: Oliver Holmes, Justin McCurry, and Michael Safi
Publication: Guardian
Publication date: 2020-06-18

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