Carnegie Mellon University
December 19, 2017

CyLab study mentioned as facial detection finds its challengers

Last year, ECE/CyLab’s Lujo Bauer, Sruti Bhagavatula, and Mahmood Sharif were part of a research study that developed facial-recognition-fooling eyeglasses. The glasses’ frames confuse facial detection software, rendering it ineffective. Governments are starting to utilize facial detection software for surveillance purposes, which has generated an uptick in research aimed at fooling these systems. references the CyLab team’s work as it describes one such study from the University of Illinois. Read more.