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US crime predicting technology tests draw Minority Report comparisons
Posted By admin On October 11, 2011 @ 3:38 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
London Telegraph 
October 11, 2011
The US Department of Homeland Security has begun testing crime predicting technology that is drawing comparisons to the science fiction film Minority Report.
Using cameras and sensors the “pre-crime” system measures and tracks changes in a person’s body movements, the pitch of their voice and the rhythm of their speech.
It also monitors breathing patterns, eye movements, blink rate and alterations in body heat, which are used to assess an individual’s likelihood to commit a crime.
The Future Attribute Screening Technology (FAST) programme is already being tested on a group of government employees who volunteered to act as guinea pigs.
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 London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/8818716/US-crime-predicting-technology-tests-draw-Minority-Report-comparisons.html
 ‘Minority Report’ technology used by police to predict crimes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98minority-report%e2%80%99-technology-used-by-police-to-predict-crimes.html
 ‘Minority Report’ policing comes to the UK: http://www.prisonplanet.com/minority-report-policing-comes-to-the-uk.html
 Homeland Security’s ‘Pre-Crime’ Screening Will Never Work: http://www.prisonplanet.com/homeland-securitys-pre-crime-screening-will-never-work.html
 Pre-Crime Technology To Be Used In Washington D.C.: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pre-crime-technology-to-be-used-in-washington-d-c.html
 Homeland Security moves forward with ‘pre-crime’ detection: http://www.prisonplanet.com/homeland-security-moves-forward-with-pre-crime-detection.html
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