News tagged with surveillance system

Scientists, lawyers mull effects of home robots

(AP) -- Eric Horvitz illustrates the potential dilemmas of living with robots by telling the story of how he once got stuck in an elevator at Stanford Hospital with a droid the size of a washing machine.

dateDec 05, 2009 in Robotics
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Pedestrian crossings could be monitored

A team of researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) has developed an intelligent surveillance system able to detect aberrant behaviour by drivers and people on foot crossing pedestrian crossings and in ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Engineering
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Ka-Boom! The sequel

When two camera prototypes were tested in a bombing last month aboard a mass transit bus, not only was the Transportation Security Administration interested, so were the cities of New York, Washington, Chicago, and Seattle. ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Engineering
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P2P traffic control

Could a concept from information technology familiar to online file sharers be exploited to reduce road congestion and even traffic accidents? That is the question answered in the affirmative by researchers in California, ...

dateJan 07, 2009 in Engineering
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