Security

Can hidden information in photographs be used to spot criminals?

Science. 28 December 2013. Can the eyes of photographed crime victims help authorities spot their victimizers? According to new research published Thursday in the journal PLOS One, high-resolution photographs can be "mined" for hidden information. Specifically, the authors said that photographs of faces can reveal enough visual information on bystanders to identify them.

NewTech: Votre téléphone portable est une caméra de vidéosurveillance

NewTech. Dans le chaos qui suit immédiatement une attaque terroriste, on peut être sûr d’au moins une chose : l’incident a été filmé par des dizaines, voire des centaines de caméras, appareils photos et téléphones portables.Lors de grands rassemblements publics tels que le marathon de Boston, des milliers d’yeux assistent à l’événement : caméras de surveillance, chaînes de télé et spectateurs équipés

NewTech: Airbag for cyclists.

NewTech. Hövding is the result of an intensive research and development process that started in 2005. Throughout the years the company has developed a unique expertise in airbag helmet technology. Thousands of cycling accidents were re-enacted and compared to hundreds of hours of normal cycling with Hövding.

Step Up for Disaster Risk Reduction - 13 october 2013

UN. Geneva 13 october 2013. Celebrating World Wide Disaster Risk Reduction. The International Day for Disaster Reduction is a day to celebrate how people and communities are reducing their risk to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of DRR.

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