Truthsayer Uses Facial Recognition to See If You’re Telling the Truth

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Can you tell if someone is lying? While we may not be able to, Fletcher Heisler’s AI might. His AI uses facial recognition to analyse the faces in a given video feed and determine if they’re exhibiting signs commonly associated with lying. Some of the metrics it analyses are gaze direction, blink rate, and pulse rate. To detect pulse rate, it watches people’s cheeks for subtle colour changes as blood passes through them. Heisler maintains that this is for entertainment purposes only, and not a foolproof way to detect untruths. Read full article here

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