[BCAB] Facial Recognition

Steve Nutt steve at comproom.co.uk
Thu Nov 16 16:59:34 GMT 2017


Yes,

Orcam will always be limited while it's not an online product.  It's why
I've never been interested in it.

It could for example, use Google's Image Searching, or similar tech to
Seeing AI.

All the best

Steve

-----Original Message-----
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Kerry
Fielding
Sent: 16 November 2017 13:37
To: BCAB Discussion List <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Facial Recognition

So you're only allowed 100 friends and relatives ha ha ?


Kerry


On 16/11/2017 13:10, David chatten-smith wrote:
> just to add to this.
>   there is only an100 limit for this part of the product.
>   david
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Graham Page" <gpage at useit.plus.com>
> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2017 12:37 PM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Facial Recognition
>
>
>> Hi Tony.
>>
>> I am coming to this thread late and have not read other responses 
>> quite yet but I never thought the face recognition part of Orcam was 
>> one of it's strong features anyway.  It's a sighted person thinking 
>> they know what is best without really stopping to think the situation
through.
>>
>> In order for Orcam or indeed any system to work it has to have 
>> clearly seen the face before.  It has to have a good clear picture of 
>> the face to create a signature for it.  If this procedure happens 
>> then it is probable that the person concerned will and the person 
>> who's face is being recognised will probably know each other.
>>
>> If you need to speak to individual people at a busy event then even 
>> as a person interested in technology, I would suggest having a support
worker.
>> Of course I am being very general here.  It does to some extent 
>> depend on the person's requirements.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Graham
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Tony 
>> Fox
>> Sent: 08 November 2017 21:09
>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>> Subject: [BCAB] Facial Recognition
>>
>>
>> Hi All
>>
>> I  wondered if anyone on here had used the  Orcam for facial recognition.
>> I am currently working as an assessor for Access to work and have a 
>> client who wants to use in the workplace.  I did work for Orcam until 
>> March 2017 and I did not feel then it was good enough to use in the 
>> workplace, for example identifying participants in a meeting.
>> I would be interested to know anyone's thoughts.
>>
>> Tony
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