Detecting Shoplifting Behavior

2019-03-07T19:48:48
ID SCHNEIER:85B35A3316484C9DAC4808E024240E29
Type schneier
Reporter Bruce Schneier
Modified 2019-03-07T19:48:48

Description

This system claims to detect suspicious behavior that indicates shoplifting:

> Vaak, a Japanese startup, has developed artificial intelligence software that hunts for potential shoplifters, using footage from security cameras for fidgeting, restlessness and other potentially suspicious body language.

The article has no detail or analysis, so we don't know how well it works. But this kind of thing is surely the future of video surveillance.