2 Jun 2018

Tagging tech: stopping graffiti in real time

From This Way Up, 12:15 pm on 2 June 2018
graffiti in tunnel

Photo: Public domain

Graffiti isn't just an eyesore, it also puts a major financial burden on homeowners, businesses, and governments worldwide.

One response is to paint over it when it appears, but the hunt is on for a more sophisticated solution.

Auckland designer Max Voskob is trying out a smart graffiti detection system which uses a mix of wireless sensors, cameras and machine learning to detect graffiti and tagging incidents as they happen.

He talks us through how the system works.

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