Facial recognition system enables farmers to track fishes’ health
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We have seen biometric recognition systems introduced to recognise people by their footsteps and to monitor student emotions in class. Now, a company in Norway has developed a facial recognition system for fish coined iFarm. It uses the pattern of spots around the fish’s eyes, mouth and gills to tell them apart. Norwegian fish-farming giant Cermaq Group AS is hoping to use the technology to prevent the spread of sea lice and other fish diseases. These diseases currently cost the global fish-farming industry around 1 billion USD each year. Cermaq has described the system as a “revolution” in fish farming.…
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