DARPA's got a new toy called the ARGUS-IS and it's bad news for anyone who thinks they can pick their nose in public and get away with it.
A new system being developed by DARPA will let soldiers call up near-live satellite images on-demand from a fleet of orbiting mini satellites.
If you're an evil villain who really wants to know when somebody is snooping around your secret lair, it helps to have sophisticated surveillance gear. Static cameras are fine, but what if you had a camera that could automatically detect intruders then follow them around while snapping pics?
It's pretty much an accepted fact that parents are going to worry about their kids getting to the bus stop safely until they reach a certain independent age. It used to be this meant Mom or Dad walking embarrassingly close by. Those dark days are gone with the breakthrough from one high-tech Dad who rigged up a quadcopter to follow and monitor his son's progress.
Twenty years ago, the video footage of Rodney King's beating at the hands of several LAPD officers brought Los Angeles to the boiling point, but it also harkened the age (and power) of consumer video technology. Two decades later, video tech has become pocket sized, but its potential impact still prevails.
As if flying drones weren't already scary looking enough, now we have a new hovering eye in the sky with a name as imposing as its science-fictiony looks.
Brazilian police are getting sunglasses with cameras attached that can automatically identify 400 known criminals per second from up to 12 miles away, designed to ferret out hooligans at the 2014 World Cup. They're watching you...
Here's good way to ruin a vacation. A Dallas man was vacationing in Connecticut, when his iPhone notified him of some activity in his home back in Texas.
Cheating on college exams is going to get a whole lot more difficult if you go to the University of Central Florida. The proctors watch over test takers like hawks, and are equipped with an arsenal of new techy tools at their disposal that are sure to capture the activities of those partyers who didn't feel like studying last night.
In what's sure to be a popular idea, Britain's Kent Police Department wants to use unmanned aerial vehicles to keep tabs on the massive crowds during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Now, before you start thinking that Ministries and...