Japanese artist collective Mé created an enormous balloon representing a human face. The artwork is titled Masayume meaning “prophetic dream”. This is the aerial piece launched from a park in the Shibuya district as part of the 2021 Tokyo Tokyo Festival. The image of the face was chosen from 1000 submissions.
The Global Observatory on Artificial Intelligence proposed a new means of controlling the ethical application of AI in cities. It is being launched jointly with London and Amsterdam within the context of the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights. There are other parties, including Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, who collaborate in this initiative.
Artist and mask-maker Jym Davis during his United States National Park Artist-In-Residency at Lassen Volcanic NP and Craters of the Moon Monument created “lava monsters”. In volcanic locations including Lassen Volcanic National Park in California, Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho, and Lava Beds National Monument in California Davis unified nature and art […]
Artist Joshua David McKenny shows how face animation filter can bring to life his creations. Joshua is a designer of dolls who shares his works with TikTok users. He shows how AI algorithm works on facial features even when they are not completed yet.
During ExpoCristiana event a Brazilian company propose to manage church with AI technologies. Facial recognition will help to define gender, age, attendance, arrival time, likely reasons for being late, and many others. Technology also would be able to suggest if someone needs a pastoral visit.
Europe starts the very fist legal battle ever against the most controversial facial recognition startup Clearview Ai. Italy, France, Greece, Austria and the United Kingdom aim to stop the startup’s activities. The general regulation for data protection (GDPR) is clear: informed consent is needed when dealing with personal information, both with the photos that the […]
Everything can talk with a new application direction named Pareidolia Face Reenactment. The application animates a static illusory face to move in tandem with a human face in the video. Extensive experiments show the superior performance of this method both qualitatively and quantitatively.
The outcomes of the first lawsuit related to the use of facial recognition lead to to request the deletion of personal data. A Chinese court ruled in favour a law professor Guo Bing who sued a Zoo in Hangzhou for the misuse of biometric facial recognition technologies.
New tool MetaHuman gives a possibility to users to create a realistic human face right inside a browser. Epic Games announced browser-based software tool powered by its Unreal Engine. The company shared several videos explaining the technology.
The development of AI emotions recognition technology promise to help to improve and optimise different processes. In 1970s Paul Ekman suggested that emotional states can be interpreted based on facial expressions. However many debates exist whether emotion-recognition technology in sensitive situations such as recruitment or law enforcement. The recent article discusses the possible questions of […]