Researchers from the SMART Infrastructure Facility at the University of Wollongong are developing software that will allow existing closed circuit television cameras to automatically identify and report suspicious or violent incidents.
The project was one of four winners of Transport for NSW’s Safety After Dark innovation challenge.
The AI system will detect incidents such as people fighting, a group of agitated persons, people following someone else, other abnormal behaviour even people arguing,”
It can also identify an unsafe environment, such as a lack of lighting.
“The system will then alert a human operator who will assess and determine if it is a real dangerous situation then call in resources as necessary.
Not only can intervention be initiated but if there is no danger the information is feed back so the program will become smarter, learning in a similar way to a human being.
Im David Brown
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