New Lie Detector System Uses Thermal Imaging

Posted on September 13, 2011

CNN reports that UK scientists have created a new lie detector system that uses dual cameras. The cameras include a thermal imaging camera to monitor heat changes in a person's face. The scientists say the thermal camera can detect heat changes that indicate a person is anxious and possibly lying. A second camera tests for visual cues, such as lip biting and blinking.

The BBC reports that 30 to 40 subjects have been tested so far with a two in three success rate, so about 33% lied and were not caught by the new system. Take a look:

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