Friday, December 6, 2013

Crime predicting security robot? Really?

Officially dubbed the K5 Autonomous Data Machine, the 300-pound, 5-foot-tall mobile robot will be equipped with nighttime video cameras, thermal imaging capabilities, and license plate recognition skills. It will be able to function autonomously for select operations, but more significantly, its software will provide crime prediction that's reminiscent, the company claims, of the "precog" plot point of "Minority Report."
Via CNET

Of course you can't have any policing/security technology nowadays without the predictive policing buzzword being attached to it.

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