Breakthrough in enhancing photos to help identify people | Pacific Beat

Breakthrough in enhancing photos to help identify people

Breakthrough in enhancing photos to help identify people

Updated 30 July 2013, 8:51 AEST

A research team at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States has been working on new ways to enhance low resolution photos.

The techniques can be used by law enforcement agencies to help identify people or places in bad quality images.

Marios Savvides, one of the members of the team, says while many people are concerned about privacy issues, their research can't be used to identify people on the internet and social media.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Marios Savvides, Carnegie Mellon University

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