back to article Is that you, HAL? AI can now see secrets through lipreading – kinda

AI surveillance could be about to get a lot more advanced, as researchers move on from using neural networks for facial recognition to lipreading. A paper submitted by researchers from the University of Oxford, Google DeepMind and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research is under review for ICLR 2017 (Conference on …

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I'm sorry Dave

I can't let you do that

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Anonymous Coward

Re: I'm sorry Dave

... quietly puts pig's head back into the fridge.

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Coat

security?

Londoners saw this coming and developed cockney, which is effective to this day.

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Happy

Re: security?

... and 5 million Norwegians have 4.5 million different dialects. At least. (plus two different written forms of Norwegian, plus several Sami languages).

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"What was that, Sooty?"

"You don't have any lips but I can still understand your squeaking."

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Lipstick

I wonder if wearing lipstick that doesn't "stay within the lines" on your lips would mess it up?

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Re: Lipstick

Potentially. I wonder if you've come across CV Dazzle - a similar concept for facial recognition... https://ahprojects.com/projects/cv-dazzle/

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Re: Lipstick

I suspect that it would take so much lipstick that the people who will try this will stick out like a sore thumb anyway.

But it would be hilarious seeing drug dealers going around town wearing make up for fear that a camera just might be lip reading them.

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Re: Lipstick

Assuming "spatiotemporal visual features" means "how your mouth moves when you talk", rather than detecting ripples in the space-time continuum, ventriloquist clowns should be OK.

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Time to start learning Navajo, I reckon ...

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"sentence-level sequence"

I don't really think those are sentences. It's just five goes at picking a word from a known category./ I'd love to see how it gets on with "Soon 1 in blue put moon", which I'm now imagining in a Frank Oz voice.

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Paris Hilton

Orville will be safe...

Or at least the twonk he sits on.

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Re: Orville will be safe...

I guess being dead would have a lot to do with that ...

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Well, what with all the VR headgear and smog masks us MegaCity dwellers will wear...

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