Is computer vision the cure for school shootings? Likely not

6/28/2022 9:59:00 PM

Is computer vision the cure for school shootings? Likely not

Is computer vision the cure for school shootings? Likely not

Gun-detecting AI outfits want to help but serious root causes need tackling

CommentMore than 250 mass shootings have occurred in the US so far this year, and AI advocates think they have the solution. Not gun control, but better tech, unsurprisingly.Machine-learning biz Kogniz announced on Tuesday it was adding a ready-to-deploy

gun detection modelto its computer-vision platform. The system, we're told, can detect guns seen by security cameras and send notifications to those at risk, notifying police, locking down buildings, and performing other security tasks.In addition to spotting firearms, Kogniz uses its other computer-vision modules to notice unusual behavior, such as children sprinting down hallways or someone climbing in through a window, which could indicate an active shooter.

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The answe is no guns in civilian hands and a functioning democracy, the US is zero for two!! The solution is not detecting guns or having security guards. The solution is having enough mental support for everybody. Paid (mostly?) by the government so that everybody can afford it.

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Copy Comment More than 250 mass shootings have occurred in the US so far this year, and AI advocates think they have the solution.Consumer confidence in many places is now even lower than it was in the early days of the covid-19 pandemic.27 June, 2022 Consultant Dr Eleanor Draeger said that she was a single parent who was “struggling to survive” on her salary.21:00, 27 Jun 2022 PARENTS have slammed a new school rule saying boys can wear skirts but not shorts in hot weather.

Not gun control, but better tech, unsurprisingly. Machine-learning biz Kogniz announced on Tuesday it was adding a ready-to-deploy gun detection model to its computer-vision platform. What consumer prices do next is therefore one of the most important questions for the global economy. The system, we're told, can detect guns seen by security cameras and send notifications to those at risk, notifying police, locking down buildings, and performing other security tasks. Meanwhile delegates also called on ministers to urgently address NHS workforce shortages to help the health service deal with the record waiting list of patients. In addition to spotting firearms, Kogniz uses its other computer-vision modules to notice unusual behavior, such as children sprinting down hallways or someone climbing in through a window, which could indicate an active shooter. In its latest economic projections the Federal Reserve, for instance, expects annual inflation in America (as measured by the personal-consumption-expenditure index) to fall from 5. If you're wondering about the code's false positive or error rate, Kogniz says it has a"multi-pass AI" and"a trained team of human verifiers" checking the results of its detection software. But one fumed: “Offering a skirt as an option is not gender neutral.

Either you welcome that extra level of confirmation, or see it as technology potentially falling back on humans right when the computers are needed most.6% by the end of 2023. The NHS is facing record demand with no additional capacity. "[Our solution is] making it dramatically easier for companies, governmental agencies, schools, and hospitals to prepare for and then help reduce the harm done by an active shooter event," said Kogniz CEO Daniel Putterman. Kogniz is not the first computer-vision company to get into the gun-recognition game – there is a considerable list of companies deploying similar technology and some, such as ZeroEyes, specialize in nothing but firearm detection. After all, most economists failed to see the inflationary surge coming, and then wrongly predicted it would quickly fade. "By spreading their attention across multiple offerings, developers are less able to provide the very best service in gun detection," ZeroEyes said in a . It is a scandal and the victims are NHS staff and our patients waiting in pain and distress to be seen.