British police to trial facial recognition system that detects your mood

British police to trial facial recognition system that detects your mood

August 18, 2020 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

A British police force is set to trial a facial recognition system that infers people’s moods by analyzing CCTV footage. Lincolnshire Police will be able to use the system to search the film for certain moods and facial expressions, the London Times reports. It will also allow cops to find people wearing hats and glasses, or carrying bags and umbrellas. The force has got funding from the Home Office to test the tool in the market town of Gainsborough, but ethical concerns have delayed the pilot’s launch. A police spokesperson told the Times that all the footage will be deleted after 31…

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