Computer Science & Engineering

LemurFaceID

Anil Jain and team modified the human facial recognition system to protect lemurs using LemurFaceID.
Anil Jain and team modified the human facial recognition system to protect lemurs using LemurFaceID.

Feb. 17, 2017 

Can facial recognition systems help save lemurs? 

Facial recognition is a biometric system that identifies or verifies a person from a digital image. It’s used to find criminals, identify passport and driver’s license fraud, and catch shoplifters. But can it be used to identify endangered lemurs in the jungles of Madagascar? 

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