In terms of the I Ching, the facial recognition market is at the sprouting stage represented by Hexagram 3 (屯/zhūn). Having been invented in the mid-sixties, it’s only been in the past few years that the green shoots of the technology have started to push through the hard surface of the ground and emerge in the sunlight.
I’m back to the office for a few days before returning to China for Mobile World Congress Shanghai next week, where we’ll be demonstrating our latest facial recognition systems.
I’m looking forward to seeing if the show is as lively as CES Asia was last week. There are so many events going on in China at this time of year. Don’t people ever experience technology fatigue?
It’s tough to keep up with all the latest news about developments in AI given how quickly the technology is being rolled out and the huge variety of industries it’s being deployed in. Here are some links to a few recent articles on the topic that have caught my attention.