Chinese facial recognition flags bus ad woman for jaywalking
A woman has been flagged for jaywalking by facial recognition tech in a Chinese city, only she wasn’t even there.
The woman in question was Dong Mingzhu, Chairwoman of China’s biggest maker of air conditioners, Gree Electric Appliances.
Mingzhu’s face was presented on a huge display in the city of Ningbo which shames people for jaywalking. However, Mingzhu’s only presence in the city was in an advert on the side of a moving bus.
Ningbo’s traffic police identified the mistake and...