Fw: BlindNews: Mobile Face Recognition Project
- From: "Vy Pham" <thaovyngu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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- Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 01:58:29 -0400
----- Original Message ----- From: "Leon Gilbert" <BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: "Blind News Mailing List" <BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2004 11:16 PM Subject: BlindNews: Mobile Face Recognition Project > The Feature (Wireless Internet Magazine) > Tuesday, October 12, 2004 > > Mobile Face Recognition Project > > By Frauenfelder > > Frauenfelder's journal: > > The Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing at Arizona State University is working on a project called the iHumanRecognizer. The idea is to develop a handheld device to help blind people identify other people next to them. They could point the device at a person, and the device would consult a database containing faces of people that person knows. The device would then announce the name of the person, using either voice or haptics. > > I could imagine such a system being useful for people without impaired vision, too. I'm bad at remembering names of people I've met, so I'd like to have a cameraphone that I could use to point at people at social functions. The phone would transmit the face scan to the database of photos I've taken of people (each of which are tagged with the person's name and other information ) and the database would return the person's name to my phone and I'd hear it announced in my wireless earbud. That would be even better than the secret wireless prompter that some conspiracists are claiming President Bush uses. > > > > > http://www.thefeature.com/user/frauenfelder/journalentry?id=1086&ref=-1 > > > > > -- > BlindNews mailing list > > Archived at: http://GeoffAndWen.com/blind/ > Address message to list by sending mail to: BlindNews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Access your subscription info at: http://blindprogramming.com/mailman/listinfo/blindnews_blindprogramming.com ------------------------------------------------ - To post messages on SMCC mailing list, simply send email to smcc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx - You can subscribe to SMCC mailing list by sending email to smcc-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'subscribe' in the Subject field with your subscriber list. - You can unsubscribe from SMCC mailing list by sending email to smcc-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field This list is managed by Dang Hoai Phuc Please click this link http://dhp.p9.org.uk to visit his own website!
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