Lonely seniors are shoplifting in search of the community and stability of jail. Every aging society faces distinct challenges. But Japan, with the world’s oldest population (27.3 percent of its citizens are 65 or older, almost twice the share in the U.S.), has been dealing with one it didn’t foresee: senior crime. Complaints and arrests […]
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As robotic police head out on the street of Dubai, we look at the technology that’s set to revolutionise law and order. Visitors to Dubai’s busy shopping arcades may be surprised to find themselves under the protection of a humanoid police robot. Though it has no mouth, the expressionless bot communicates in Arabic and English, […]
A promotion video shows an actor wearing LLVision facial recognition smart glasses during a demonstration at the company’s office in Beijing, China February 28, 2018. Beijing police began testing facial-recognition glasses last week. They appear to be similar to those first used by police in a Henan railway station last month.
Railway police have begun using facial-recognition eyewear to catch criminals. In tests the glasses identified faces within 100 milliseconds.
If there’s one patent that I hope an automaker shelves for the remainder of human existence, it’s Ford’s patent for an autonomous police car.
Made of two stacked layers of graphene, diamene temporarily becomes harder than bulk diamonds under impact.
Thousands of people charged with nonviolent misdemeanors are often jailed because they cannot afford bail. Two ingenious new digital tools offer ways to help.
While Amazon’s vision of cops going around with shoulder-based “assistant drones” may be something for the distant future, their French counterparts are wasting little time in utilizing the remotely controlled flying machines in their daily duties.
China this week announced an AI-powered unmanned police station will open in one of its capitol cities, proving once again that no other country quite embraces artificial intelligence like it does.
In 2013, police officers in Wisconsin arrested a man driving a car that had been used in a recent shooting. The man, Eric Loomis, pleaded guilty to attempting to flee an officer, and no contest to operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent. Neither of his crimes mandates prison time.