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Facial recognition software to be used to fight illegal fishing

by Futures Centre, Dec 6
1 minute read

The AI behind facial recognition software can already be used to track the movement of fishing boats and flag potential illegal behaviour. Now it looks like a further twist on the software could identify endangered and protected fish on individual boat hauls. The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has launched a contest to get the software written and ready to go on electronic monitors which document catches on fishing boats.

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