We won’t get fooled again? Maybe not, with AI. Counterfeits and forgeries have caused problems for collectors and dealers for a long time. Fans of designer goods have new technology on their side. An app called Entrupy uses artificial intelligence to examine details of designer handbags and high-end sneakers. It takes less than a minute to determine if a piece is authentic or “unidentifiable” using a magnifying lens to capture microscopic details that often go unnoticed to the unaided human eye. Maybe the future will see similar AI tools to help identify and authenticate other collectibles.
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