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29 Jan 2024

Facial Recognition Apps Now Identifiy Pets

A facial recognition app originally used in North America[ to find lost pets](https://www.cbsnews.com/boston/news/facial-recognition-technology-rabies-dogs-vaccination/) has been repurposed in Tanzania to identify vaccinated dogs. The process involves registering a vaccinated dog's photo in the app, enabling quick confirmation of its vaccination status when needed. The smartphone-based technology demonstrated a high degree of accuracy in a village setting, signaling its potential for broader applications in animal healthcare and management.