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Surveillance Use of technology

November 11, 2019
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Hikvision has marketed an AI camera that automatically identifies Uyghurs, on its China website, only covering it up days ago after IPVM questioned them on it.

This AI technology allows the PRC to automatically track Uyghur people, one of the world’s most persecuted minorities.

“Capable of analysis on target personnel’s sex (male, female), ethnicity (such as Uyghurs, Han) and color of skin (such as white, yellow, or black), whether the target person wears glasses, masks, caps, or whether he has beard, with an accuracy rate of no less than 90%.”

The product page had been up for 7 months as Google search results show that it was first indexed in April 2019.