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Placemeter CEO: How ‘Computer Vision’ Is Making Our Cities Smarter

Steven Jacobs

Placemeter CEO: How ‘Computer Vision’ Is Making Our Cities Smarter

Thanks to rapid developments in “computer vision,” a technology that uses machine learning to identify patterns in video streams, a small team of technologists at Brooklyn-based startup Placemeter have built a system that uses over 500 personal and private video cameras sited throughout Manhattan to measure everything from the crowd in Times Square to the line outside of Shake Shack…