Analytics Claims To Automatically Detect Car Make / Model

HP Autonomy (the company whose acquisition was a disaster with claims of fraud), is back in the surveillance industry marketing analytics.

Their new pitch is that they can automatically identify the make and models of vehicles (i.e., that car was a Ford, this one is a BMW, the car at 10:15 was a civic, etc.).

Here's a screencap from their demo video:

And here's the full demo video itself:

What do you think? Would you use it if it worked? Assume it's going to be expensive (obviously).

The two big things that jump out at me immediately is how incredibly tight the FoV is and how difficult I'd expect this to be in various lighting and weather conditions as there are lots of makes and models of cars that can look similar.

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