Jul 102018
 July 10, 2018  Posted by  Surveillance

Patrick Marshall writes:

You’re about to cross a downtown street and your smartphone beeps to tell you that a text message has arrived.  As you pull out your phone to check the message as you walk, the phone receives an alert from your local police — you’re about to step into the path of a rapidly approaching SUV!

Such a scenario may become possible with a technology called PHADE that allows public surveillance cameras to send personalized messages to people without knowing the address of the phone.

Developed by researchers at Purdue University, PHADE digitally associates people in the camera’s view with their smartphones by using the subjects’ behavioral address, or the identifiers extracted from their movements in the video.

Read more on GCN.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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