Watrix Gait Recognition Profile

By Zach Segal, Published Oct 16, 2020, 10:36am EDT (Info+)

Watrix is the world's only gait recognition surveillance provider IPVM has found. And, inside of China, Watrix has gained significant attention for its claimed capabilities.

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Gait recognition interest has increased as coronavirus and privacy concerns have raised concerns about facial recognition usage.

For background, see IPVM's Gait Recognition Examined and Single Frame Gait Recognition From Michigan State and Osaka University Examined.

Inside this note, we examine Watrix and what they are doing inside China.

Executive *******

******** * ******* ***** ******** ****** company **** ****** ***** **** *********** is ***** ********, **%, ******* ****** a **** ***** ** ****** *** at * ******* ******** **** **** recognition. ****** **** **** ******* **** recognition ** ******* ****** ****** *****.

*******, **** ** ********* ** *** company *** *** ******** **** ******** evidence ***** *** ******* ** ****-***** performance. ****, *** ****** ** *** academic ********** ***** ***** ** **** of ***** ******.

****** ******** ** ***** **** ****.

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******** * ******* ******** ****** ******* headquartered ** ******* **** ********* ************************ ** *** ****** ** *** People's ********** *****. ** *** ******* ** 2016 ****. ******** ******** ********* ** ************ ** **********, ******* ******* ** Sciences(*****) ***** ********* ******** **** *********. ** ****,****** ******* ** **** ****** $**.* million*** **** *** ***** ** ********** of *********** ***** ****. *** *******,*** *** ********** *** **** **************** ** ************ ******* *** ********* as **** ** ***** ***** **** initiative ** ***** *** ** ***** with *******.

**** ***** **** ** ****** ********* or *********** ******* ** *** ***. If ***** *** ***, ** ***** expect ** ** ** *******.

**** ***** **** ****** ********** **** YouTube ******* ** ******'* **** ***********

Production ******* **** **** / ************

*** ****** ** **** ****** ****** little ************* ** *** ***** ******* actually ***** *** *** *** **** we *** *****, ****** *****, ****** questions.

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*** ******* *** **** *** ***** displayed *** ****, ** *** ****, and **** ** *** *****, *** the ****** ** *** ****** ******* to ** ******* *** *** ****, despite ** ***** * ***** *****, as ***** *****:

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All ** *** ** ******

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****** *** ********* ******* *** "**** ** **** ****" ***** ** ** ***-**-*** (***) PC *** *************. ****** **** ***** upload ******* ** *** ****** *** then **** ~** ******* *** ***** hour ** *******:

***** **** ** ****** ****** **** the ******* ***** *** ***** *** machine ** ******* ***** ** *** target, **** *** ******* *** ******** a ****** ******* *** **** ** video ** ** *******.

**** *********** ** **** **** *************** intensive **** ***** ********** ******* ** requires ******** ****** (~* ****** ** footage) ******* ** * ****** *****, increasing *******.

********** **** ********* ******** *******, **** ***** *** Hikvision:

*** ********* ******* *** **** *** most ******ordinary ******* on the market, such as ordinary cameras developed by manufacturers such as Hikvision and Dahua

******** ****** ******** *** ****** **** accuracy, ***** *************. ******* ***** *** set-up ** ******* **** ******, ******* they ***** ** ***** ** ******* not ************* ** **. ******* *** also ***** ****** **** **, ***** can ***** ***** ****** **** ****** gait *********** ********. ** ********, **** recognition ******* ******** ******** **** ******, left *** ***** *********, *** **** can ** **** ** ******* ** high ******* ***** ***** ****** *** often ********* ** ***** ******, ********, etc.

Watrix ********** **** + **** *********** ****** *********

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****** ******** ************* **** *** ***** **** *** gait ******** *** ***********. **** *********** performs **** ** ***** ******* ****** of *** **** ***** **** *********** is **** ** ******* ******. **** makes ***** *** ****** *** **** challenging, ** *** ******* ******** ***** only ** **** *** *** **** of ***********. ****, ********* ********* ********** increases *** *********** *** ********** ****** of ********* *** ***** ***** ************. Previously,***** ********* ** ***************** *** ****** ******** *** ******.

Watrix ****** **** **% **** ***** ********

****** ******** ************* *** ******* **% ********. ******'* ***** ** **% ********, is ****** **** ****'********* ************* ** **** ************** **-****************** **** ******* ******************* ***** **** *********** ********** *** provide ** *** ****-*****. **** ******* with *****, ******** ********* (** *****, injured, **** ****** ***), **** *********, and ******** *******. ** ********, **** recognition ** ********* ******** ** ******** changes *** ****** ******. **** ** skeptical **** **** *** ******* **% recognition **** ********, ****, ****, ******* objects, *** ***** **********.

Advertises *********** ** * ********

****** ********** ************* ** ** *** *** *** not ******* * *** ** ***. Gait *********** **** **** ******** ******** ***** *** **** **** recognition *** *** ** **** **** 15-20 ***.

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****** *********** ********* * ******* ** angles.**** *********** ******** ** ******* ******** by ********** ****** **** ******* *** face ** **** ******* ** * side **** *** ** ******** ** harsh ******** ****** *** **** *********** does *** **** ** * *******'* back. **** ****. ***** ********'******* ************ ***** **% ******** **** harsh ******.

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Watrix ****** **** ********** **********

****** ******** **** ***** **** ********************* ******* ******** * ******** ***-** and ***********. ****** ***** **** ****** cameras *** ***-** ******** *** **********, and ******** **** **** ****** *** designated **** *** ** ***** *** steps ***** ** ******** ******* *** footage, ** ***** ***** ***** *****:

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**** ********** ** ****** **** ****** recognition ***** ********* ****** ***** *** be ***** **** ** ********* ** social *****.

****** *********, ** *****, ******* **** they *** ******* **********'* **** **** surveillance *****, ******* ***********, *** **** contradicts ***** ************ ***** ***** ********** an **********'* ****. ** ******* ** is ******** ** ******* ** **********'* gait *************** *** *** ****** ** reduction ** ******** ******** ** **** to ** * ****** ** **** a *******.

Technique *** ******** *********

****** *** *** ********* *** **** recognition ****** *** ****** *** ********* ******** * ******* ** **********. ****** has *** **** *** **** ** gait *********** *** **** ******** **** changed ***** ******* ***** ***** ******** in ****.**. ***** *********** ********* ****** **************/***-*****,*****-*****, ******-**-*** ***************, ** *** ** ***** ********** or ****** ***** ** **** ** Watrix. ****** **** **** *** ***** how **** *** **** *** ********.

Claim *****-* ******

****** **** **** **** *** * record***** ** *** *****-* **** *******. Watrix **** **** **** *****'* *****-* results **** **% ******** ** * “normal” *******, **% ** ******** **** backpacks, *** **% ** ***** **** coats.

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**** ******* ** ************* ****** **** real-world **********.********-******** ** ***** ** ~**** ****** on ****** ******** **** * ***** background **** ******** ******, **** **** one ****** (**** ** ********) ****** at * ****. **** ** **** ideal *********, **** ******* ******* * coat, ******'* ******** ******** ******* **** 98% ** **%.

** ** ******* **** ******'* *********** in **** ***** ********** **** ** lower **** **** ****. **** ****** be ********** ** *** **** ***** it ***** **, *.*., **** ******** a ******** **** * ****** ********** at ********** ****** *** ******** * subject **** * ******, ********, ***.

Used *** ************* *** ************

****** **** ********** ** ***** **** in * *** ****** *** ************* and/or ****-**** ************ ********* ** ******** and ******.

  • ** ********,**** *** ******* ************ ** ******** * **** ******** of ******** ******
  • ** *****,*** **** ******* ********** ** ******** * **** + face ******** ** ******** *** ******** people **** ***** ** **** *** real-time ************
  • ***********, *** ***************** ****** **** *********** ** ***** used ** *********** *** ****** ***** there ** ** ****** ***********

** ********,****** **** *** ************ ***** **** ** * ************ use **** *** ****-**** *** ************* by *** ******* ****** *** **********. And **** ** *** **** **** in ** *****, ********** **** * TB ** ****** *******.** ******* ****** **** ** **** they**** ** ************ ** **** ~$** million ** ********** ** ********* ****** China.**** ***** ******** ******:

** *** ********* ******* **** ****** on ******** **************, **** ** ******** suspects **** * ******* *****, ... Currently, ***** *** ***** ***,*** ****** criminals ** *** ***** *** ********. [Our ********’*] ******** ******** ***** **** a ***** **** ******.

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** ***** *** **** *** ****** documents ********** *** ******** **** ************ being *********.

Expansion ** ***-******** *****

****** *** **** ******** ******* *********** industrial *********, ********* “*********** *********”, * ******* ** ******* **** for *******.

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**** ** ************* ******* **** ***** core **** / ****** ****** ************. Often **** ********* *** ********** ** their **** ******, **** **** **** expansions **** ***** ********* **** ** generate *******. ** ****** ** ******* of ******'* ******** ****** ** **** situation.

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***** ** ****** ** ******* *** well ****** ********, ** *** *********, because ** ***** *** **** ** evidence ********, *** *********** ********** ** conducting ****-***** **** *********** *** *** lack ** ***********, ** ** ******* of *****, ******** ****.

*********, ** **** *********** *** ** made ** **** ******** ** *** real *****, **** ******** ************* ***** buy **, *** *** ****** ** Watrix ** **** *********** ******* ** be ****.

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****** *** *** **-***** ********.

********* *** **** ** **** ********* and ******: **** ** ***** **** the ***** ***** ******* **** *********** ******* ***** *********** **** ******** * ***** ***** video ***** ******** **** *********** ******** from **** ******* ** ** * lab ***** *** ***** **** *** demo *********:

*** ***** ****'* *********** ** **** the ****-**** ***** ** *** ** what ******* ** ** * *****-***** system, ******** ****** ** * ******* distribution ***** *** ***** ******* ******* (0min18sec):

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** **** **** *** *** **** see *** **********/********** ************ ********** ***** leads ** *** ********* ********** ** the ******:

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*** ****** ** *** ******* ***** the *****-********** ** *******-******* ****'* **** mentioned ** **** ******* **** *** segmentation ***** ***** ** *** ***** and *** ********* ****** ***** ** a **** ** *** ******. ****'* slightly *** **** ** **** **** the ********** ********** *** **** ** the ****** ******** *** ***** ********** drivers *** ******** *** * ******** doubt **** ***** ***** *** **** be ********:

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* ****** ***** ** *** ** see **** ** *** *********** ********* with * ********* *** ******** ***** at *** *** (********** *** **** that's ***** ********) *** **** **** of ****** ***** **** ******** ****** (maybe **** **** ** ********** ***** as ******** ** **** ******* ******** algorithms):

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**** ******** ********** ***** ** ***** also ******* ******** **** ** * bounding *** ** * ********** ***** is **** ******* ** "******" (** is *** ***** ** *** **** beginning ** *** *****):

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******* *********** ****** **** ** *** status *********** ** *** ****** ***** shows *** ********** ***** ***** ****** between ***** *** *****. ** **** no **** ** **** *** **** video *** ******** *** ***** **** according ** **** ******** *** *** investigation ** ***** ***** *** ***** of ******* (** * ** ******* vs. ****-****) *** ***** ** ***** processing ***** ******* ** ** ****** low.

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************* *** *** ** ***** ****** as ****** **** ***** ******* ******* "can *******live ****** **** ** ** ***,*** *******".

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* ****** ***** ** *** ** see * ********** **** * ******** box ****** **'* ******* ******* **** means **** * ******** ****** *** recognized ** ********* **** ********. (** earlier ******* **** *** **** ****** there *** **** ***** *********** *** are ********** *** ***** ******* * bounding ***.)

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**** **** ** *** ****?

* ** ** ** ***** **** the *******'* ***** ** *** *** mostly ** *******-***** ********** *** **** they *** ** ***** ****** ** move ******* ** **** ******* **** live ********** ** ****.

* **** **** ** *** **** in *** ***** ***** *** ****** front-end ** *** *********** **** **** fairly ************* *** *** **** ** early *********.

* ** ****** **** ** **** what *** ******** ** **** ***** is *** (*) ***** ***** *** marketing *** (*) *** ********* ** all ***** ********** ******* *** ******** does ****** ** ** ******** *** and * *** **** ****** ***** approach.

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