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Descriptive Camera, 2012 "The Descriptive Camera works a lot like a regular camera—point it at subject and press the shutter button to capture the scene. However, instead of producing an image, this prototype outputs a text description of the scene."
posted by delmoi (51 comments total)
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Rather then using advanced AI, it simply passes the description task to Amazon's Mechanical Turk
system, which in turn distributes the job to humans. It takes between 3-6 minutes to get a description.