Covid-19: Hangzhou park security uses AI-powered smart glasses to detect people with fever

Roving security at Hongyuan Park can check the temperature of several hundred people within two minutes at a distance of up to 1 metre. Chinese AI start-up Rokid has also supplied its smart glasses to public security authorities in its home city of Hangzhou. — SCMP

In comics, television and film, there is almost no hiding from Superman because of his powerful X-ray vision. The famous exception is his inability to see through lead.

Nearly 82 years since this superhero first appeared in Action Comics #1 on April 1938, the line between science fiction and reality is blurring fast in China, as more advances in artificial intelligence (AI) technology are being used to help stop the coronavirus from spreading.

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