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RoboCop-Like Glasses Will Scan and ID 400 Faces Per Second at Brazilian World Cup

Posted By Diane Pham On April 24, 2011 @ 10:30 am In Accessories and Fashion,green technology,sustainable style sundays | No Comments

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While the World Cup [1] certainly means heightened excitement for its host country, rightly so it also brings forth a considerable number of concerns for spectator security. To ensure that soccer fans are keps safe during the 2014 games, the Brazilian police have decided to take a law-enforcement cue from a classic sci-fi hero: RoboCop. For the next World Cup, authorities will be outfitted with high-tech glasses [2] featuring tiny cameras able to snap 400 facial images per second—as far away as 12 miles—before sending them to a central database of 13 million faces for comparison.

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[1] World Cup: http://www.ecouterre.com/nike-outfits-world-cup-teams-in-jerseys-made-from-recycled-bottles/

[2] high-tech glasses: http://www.ecouterre.com/lady-gaga-unveils-polaroid-sunglasses-that-double-as-a-camera/

[3] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/robocop-like-glasses-will-scan-identify-400-faces-per-second-at-world-cup/

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