WXYZ) – there is a new way you could help in the combat towards human trafficking–and all you need is your cellphone.
A free mobile app referred to as TraffickCam aims to get us snapping pics of our lodge rooms for an amazing cause.
according to a information release, the app populates a photo database of hotel rooms used byregulation enforcement to determine out where pictures have been taken of victims posed for onlinecommercials.
Social action agency trade Initiative created the app in collaboration with researchers at Washingtoncollege.
The organization says in a information launch that the database will take the photos securely submittedby using officers and experiment some of exclusive features – like carpet pattern, furnishings, roomadd-ons and more. The tool will then fit those features with the pictures anonymously uploaded by way ofthe public.
They word early testing was a success with the app being 85 percentage accurate in figuring out theright resort inside the pinnacle 20 capacity fits.
proper now, the database has 1.5 million images from more than one hundred forty five thousand motelsacross the U.S.
The app is to be had on iOS and Android.
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