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Eyes to the front camera: Chinese facial recognition tech targets inattentive students

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Surely at one point or another you’ve been caught daydreaming at school, but in future it might not be a teacher catching you first.

In China, the Hangzhou No. 11 Middle School is trialling a smart classroom behaviour management system which uses cameras and facial recognition to keep track of student performance.

The system is able to measure the expressions of students, including anger, annoyance, surprise, and of course, happiness. 

According to Hangzhou Network, the system can provide an alert to the teacher when a student’s inattentive behaviour reaches a certain value.  Read more…

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