RoboCop come true? Dubai police to use Google Glass
Utilizing the Google Technology is part of Dubai Police’s target to become the 'smartest' police station by 2018
Dubai police announced that its officers may start using the Google Glass to keep them ahead of crime, Dubai-based 7 Days reported on Tuesday.
Officials in the Smart Services Department revealed the officers will be using a face recognition technology , and sync the department’s wanted suspects.
“The software that we developed internally enables us to connect a database of wanted people with the glass,” Colonel Khalid Nasser al-Razooqi, director general of the department, was quoted by the newspaper as saying.
“Once the glass recognizes the suspect based on a face print, it will give an alert to the officer wearing it,” he added.
The Google technology, rolled out earlier this year with a prices reaching as high as 10,000 dirhams ($2,722), will be part of Dubai Police’s target to have the “smartest” police station in the world by 2018, according to 7 Days.
There are four pairs of Google glasses currently being made available to Dubai police officers.