Ann Arbor’s Voxel51, which offers advanced machine learning tools to analyze video, has just released a tool that looks at the social impact of physical distancing from the COVID-19 epidemic. They’re calling it PDI, or Physical Distancing Index. The data can be used in a number of ways to look at the results of social distancing orders and correlated with virus spread trends.
Jason Corso, co-founder and CEO of Voxel51, tells Cronicle the Physical Distancing Index tool was created in response to the Voxel51 team’s question: “What can our team at Voxel51 do to keep people informed and spread awareness?”
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