Automatic litter detection

The idea: reduce littering in public spaces (streets, parks, beaches) by automatically detecting the act and fining the perpetrator.

The idea: reduce littering in public spaces (streets, parks, beaches) by automatically detecting the act and fining the perpetrator.
This will be done by analyzing video streams from static cameras. Once a person is detected throwing trash, they will be sent a message notifying them of what they did, the fine they owe and footage of them doing so as proof.

Besides the immediate benefit of a cleaner environment, I could ask authorities for a percentage of the fine paid to them, as this will greatly increase the "fining throughput".

What am I asking:

Will you be interested in such a system to be deployed in some public places where you live?

Does this raise any concerns of privacy?

I am not asking about technological feasibility. If you think this is impossible / too expensive / etc, I appreciate the concern, but I would like feedback about the questions above.

This idea's problems

Build it, and show it to the legislators. If it already brings benefits, then make the benefits even more compelling. What I was saying is things related to life or death is easiest to sell. No citizens in the world blink an eye about military budget, because it is related to life death. It looks me a long time to realize no one buys easily. We buy phones because it gives us status, gives us enjoyment, let us connect to our work so our boss won't fire us and then we would live. So people have this mechanism to connect to enjoyment, self esteem (which is survival), and safety (which is protection). If your idea does not have to do with life or death, it is just hard to push. In COVID situation, we only want lives to buy grocery and toilet papers, nothing else. We only want not to die. That is the natural state and the hardwired biological desire. If your thing is not about life or death, then make it enjoyable.
if you do this in China, that is a totally different matter and world. Then it is perhaps could be about the legislator's enjoyment, and paid by the legislators. Also make sure the copycats - everyone wants a piece of action once you blazed the trail. People are also very tolerant of other people's death. I hope you noticed it. "Benefits" is not enough to sell and make you rich. Giving people benefit is not the way to construct a business design. I hope you see the sense of the argument. Few people make it this straight out. Here is a clip called Why People Buy. https://youtu.be/uvqaXP__pUk

Some suggestions on improving it

Any idea is good. Figuring out how to implement it through the circuitous route of market and beneficiary and profit is hard. Good business man can make a bad idea work. Bad startup people can ruin a slam dunk.

Basically, you have to figure out four parts. Who is beneficiary. Who will pay. What compels people to pay.

If A is a person or business or authority, and B is another person, the following scenarios would apply:
If you tell A that B will die if A does not pay, then A will not pay.
If you tell A that B will die if A pays, then A might pay.
If you tell A that A will die if A pays, then A will not pay.
If you tell A that A will die immediately if he does not pay and here is the proof, A will pay immediately.
If you tell A that A will die if B does not pay, A will give money to B immediately and ask B to pay you.

Designing a business idea is not rocket science, it is common sense.

Why do you not care if it's feasible? Products don't exist in a vacuum of technology. The features and user stories are going to be directly related to how you capture and process data.

Of course I care, and I would not suggest an idea that is not feasible. But as I said, I would like to focus on the questions I specified :-).

The world has too many problems. Not all problems can be solved. Not all problems need to be solved. The biggest issue of THIS idea, is the answer to this question "would someone die if you don't do this and would the person who might die pay". The answer is No and No. So move on to next idea. (Unless the government decide to jail litter offenders for 2 years sentence)

George Westinghouse was making a train brake invention. No one wants it. The train brake people has dangerous job, and might die on the job. But no one cared.

Let's say you want to do this in China. How do you make it feasible? well, you don't make the CCD cameras and you don't install them. So you can go ask a leading company in this field to add a "AI track throwing module" and catch the garbage in mid air before it landed with a drone flyer.

Now it sounds like Minority Report. In any country other than China,

There are millions of ideas like this. I can catch if an old man is walking and decide if the person's moving speed would indicate any medical problem. I can install one in a restaurant and instantly order based on the person's eye track movement. I can take a picture of a street and decide who is not wearing comfortable shoes, and send a shoe buying coupon to that person's cell phone. And so on. Most are not feasible, and no one cares.

The heart of business is do things people care enough to pay. of course people care, but no one will pay.

The idea also has originality issues, has protection issues, and has no barrier of entry. If the law is changed, video camera companies would do this in a heart beat, so it is an idea that has nothing to do with you (unless you own a video camera company).

If you as entrepreneur wants to make it work and capitalize on it, of course it is a great idea. But you need to talk to the politicians and legistlators first.

The biggest issue of THIS idea, is the answer to this question "would someone die if you don't do this and would the person who might die pay". The answer is No and No.

The vast majority of startups are not about life-or-death situations. Neither is the one I'm suggesting.
So whose need am I answering here?

The authorities get more money for "free" because they benefit from automating operations that otherwise are inefficient and cost much manpower.

(Most) citizens benefit by having a cleaner environment.

I benefit by getting a fraction of the income from verified cases and for which the fine was paid.

If you as entrepreneur wants to make it work and capitalize on it, of course it is a great idea. But you need to talk to the politicians and legistlators first.

This is true. I have already started doing this where I live.

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