Sent to you by Sean McBride via Google Reader: A New Face-Finding
Search Engine via AltSearchEngines by Charles Knight on 11/17/08

Today there are more low-quality video cameras–surveillance and traffic
cameras, cell-phone cameras and webcams–than ever before. But modern
search engines can’t identify objects very reliably in clear, static
pictures, much less in grainy YouTube clips. A new software approach
from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University could make it easier to
identify a person’s face in a low-resolution video. The researchers say
that the software could be used to identify criminals or missing
persons, or it could be integrated into next-generation video search

For the full article, see the Technology Review by MIT

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