An extra set of eyes can be important in manufacturing, air traffic control, medicine, and just about any other field. The elderly living alone at home can also benefit from someone maintaining an eye on them, while keeping their lives private.
Enter cameras, computer vision, pattern recognition, and other powerful technologies, and you can have a system that can figure some basic information about what someone is doing. Kepler Vision Technologies, a company based in The Netherlands, is doing just that. It already has a rather robust system that can monitor multiple people at the same time and identify the pose they’re in, body language, type of activity, including eating, drinking, walking, and smoking, and compare this against recommended levels of liquid intake, exercise, sleep, and other activities.
At CES 2019 we got to speak with one of the people from Kepler to find out more about their technology:
Here’s a demo of Kepler Vision’s software: