AI Analyzes Videos to Detect Lies

Sometimes, it’s hard to say what makes you think someone is lying to you. Was it a slight flick of the eyelid, an almost imperceptible tremor of the lip, an ever-so-slight flush of the face? But when there’s more at stake than the result of a little white lie—like the wrong person begin convicted of a crime—you have to rely on more than a perception. Upping the lie-detecting ante, a research group tested a computer vision application on videos of truth-tellers and liars on the stand in the courtroom to see how well it could tell when a person was or wasn’t lying, and it was accurate nearly 90 percent of the time—beating humans significantly at the task, though, it’s probably important to mention that the video was tested on actors.

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