15 July 2008

US - Building software tools to find child victims

(Google blog)
by Shumeet Baluja, Research Scientist. A team of Google engineers dedicated their 20 percent time over the last year and a half to build cutting-edge software for NCMEC that uses image and video recognition technology to help NCMEC analysts more effectively sort and review incoming reports of child exploitation. NCMEC analysts sort through tens of millions of images in child sexual abuse investigations, and Google leverage its expertise in organizing huge amounts of data to help make their important work more automated and efficient.