Lizard in your luggage? We’re using artificial intelligence to detect wildlife trafficking

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AI is disrupting another industry. The Australian government has been battling wildlife smuggling for many years, and this innovative idea of using imaging techniques is intended to stop the fast-growing numbers of blue-tongue lizards and sulphur-crested cockatoos smuggled outside the country, and the snakes, turtles, and fish animals illegally transported into the country. This real-time tomography aids in bolstering biosecurity by using x-ray scans and identifying 3D images of items, then matching them with the database to detect any possible living animal transported via inside baggage, chip packets, and mail. Read full article here

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