China uses a camera to identify unlicensed drivers

Tram Ho

The camera system for detecting people and means of traffic violations applied by the Chinese police last year had initial results.

On August 14, Chinese Central Police representatives said 126,000 vehicles suspected of having no valid licenses in 2018 by specialized camera systems. ”New camera technology can quickly identify molds. driver face and vehicle violation details. Based on the available database, finding the identity of the offender will be determined more quickly and accurately, thereby better supporting the management of traffic law violators, ”Sun Zhengliang, Party Secretary commissioner of the Department of Public Transport Management Science Research (under the Ministry of Public Security of China), speaking at the Traffic Security Forum held on August 14 in Hefei, An Huy province. Also according to representatives This agency is planning to expand the network of face detection cameras to identify suspicious behaviors when participating in traffic to other provinces and cities. In particular, the data will be shared with each other.

Traffic camera on a street in Beijing (China). Photo: SCMP.

Traffic camera on a street in Beijing (China)

AI Intellifusion (based in Shenzhen) is currently the supplier of face scanning technology to the traffic police of this country since 2018. In Handan, Hebei Province, local police have cooperated with a start-up Called Gosunyun Robot (based in Guangzhou) to bring robots using artificial intelligence (AI) into direct traffic control, providing guidance for drivers.

Besides, face recognition is also applied to learner drivers, allowing them to use their faces to register and complete theory courses instead of waiting for many procedures. Since then, the period of theoretical examination to practice also significantly shortened.

In recent years, China has continuously applied face recognition to all aspects of social life in this country, from arresting criminals, traffic, airport security, sorting garbage, detecting cancer to developing self-made vehicles. Drive. This technology is a key factor in developing a citizen-based scoring system for their behavior.

According to 2016 statistics, China’s surveillance camera system market (including management equipment and software) reached USD 6.4 billion. State and private companies have installed 176 million surveillance cameras, leading the world in quantity.

In contrast, the US and Europe are not interested in facial recognition technology due to privacy concerns. Recently, Somerville city of Massachusetts and Los Angeles (USA) has announced that it prohibits police and authorities from using software with this technology. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) adopted by the European Union in May 5, 2018 contains provisions that the biological information including facial wrinkles belongs to the owner, if desired. must get their consent. Even in China, many people worry that they are collecting personal data through cameras.

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Source : Vnexpress