2020.12.23

Face mask wearing detection and crowd monitoring by video analytics AI #3

Research and Development by

NEC Corporation

Corresponding Research Area

Use of ICT and IoT for contact reduction


Countermeasures including the use of a noncontact technology:   detection of mask wearers using video analysis AI

  • Starting November 26th, visualizing the mask usage at Laforet Harajuku and Omotesando Hills using a real-time video analysis AI tool that detects mask usage.
  • Capture and analyze video of faces of facility users with a camera installed at the entrances of commercial facilities and display different messages to mask wearers and non-wearers, and test whether it leads to behavior changes in people

Pictures of a test being performed at a commercial facility using cameras and small monitors near entrances

Analysis report example

*Note: We are also verifying the accuracy of detection results. The graph is an image based on current verification results.

Courtesy of NEC