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Re: Spooking of neural nets and image recognition...
Insofar as monitoring passage of people, I noted a few hours
ago a new installation of cameras at the tollbooths on the
George Washington Bridge, positioned to be under a meter from
people's faces when they stop to fork over their $4.00. The
police density at this toll plaza makes additional
surveillance of would-be toll booth robbers unnecessary; while
traffic analysis on the matching of facial patterns is
probably out of their scope right now, it *is* a precedent,
and food for thought...
Well -- the cameras may have been prompted by the fact that the
toll booths at the GWB have been the targets of armed robberies
several times of late...
FYI, the George Washington Bridge carries much, probably most,
of the traffic into Manhattan and New York City...)
Most? Hardly. Don't forget the bridges and tunnels from Brooklyn and
Queens, and the two tunnels from New Jersey, and...