Automatic facial recognition - Notting Hill Carnival (4)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-09-14
Session date: 
September 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3625
Question By: 
Sian Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many false positive matches were made by the automatic facial recognition software used at Notting Hill Carnival in 2016 and 2017? Please provide a breakdown of the different age groups, gender and ethnicity of these false positives (with ethnicity also broken down by gender).

Answer

Answer for Automatic facial recognition - Notting Hill Carnival (4)

Answer for Automatic facial recognition - Notting Hill Carnival (4)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

At Carnival in 2016 there were two false positive alerts made. The data were deleted after three months and is no longer available to scrutinise.

A full analysis for this year's event has not yet been completed.