High-tech police tools: crime busting breakthroughs or Big Brother?

The futuristic police technologies of traditional sci-fi movies are becoming a reality today.

By Colin Neagle, Network World |  IT Management, audio recorder, IBM

License plate recognition

Another topic of hot debate, license plate recognition cameras aim to help improve accuracy for police monitoring traffic or in pursuit of a suspect. But the potential for abuse remains a concern. In the video here, a particularly savvy user shows off license plate recognition on a Samsung Galaxy S.

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