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First public showing of new Inmoov

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After almost a year of work, we finally got to show off our Inmoov progress at my daughter's curriculum fair tonight.    Needless to say, it was a big day for all of us.    I've got kids, so of course the robot's name is "Jarvis" (sorry Iron Man).   I use the "Peter" voice, which pretty much sounds like Jarvis.

Anyway, here is Jarvis on his first ride in the car....

Image masking to improve Face Identification

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One of the things that's difficult in face identification is eliminating noise.   In most pictures, the noise is in the background.    A simple oval mask can eliminate much of the noise that's not part of the face.   This mask assumes the faces are already centered in the frame.