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Futuristic police cars may identify suspects - tech company

Coban Technologies said a new dashcam has been designed to use artificial intelligence to identify everything - from people and vehicles to guns.

New dashcam from Coban Technologies. Picture: www.cobantech.com.

CAPE TOWN - Futuristic police cars may soon be able to identify suspects.

That’s according to a Houston-based tech company, Coban Technologies, which sells cameras to police.

The firm announced this week a new dashcam has been designed to use artificial intelligence to identify everything - from people and vehicles to guns.

Coban’s technology is designed to work with up to six cameras, so police departments could choose to turn their vehicles into 360-degree cameras, making it easier to identify faces.

The tool also allows for immediate, automated analysis of videos.

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