04/21/2011

cop

If you're a criminal in Brazil, you may soon find it more difficult to hide from the police.That's because Brazilian police officers will be outfitted with special sunglasses equipped with facial recognition technology.

 

Called "RoboCop" glasses, the high-tech eyewear can scan faces in a crowd and check them against a criminal database. The glasses can focus on people at distances of up to 50 yards and reportedly can scan 400 faces per second.

 


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qatar cloud

Summer temperatures in Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup, regularly average over 115 degrees F. 

     

In order to help cool the soccer stadiums for this important event, engineers from Qatar University are developing an artificial cloud that will hover above matches, providing crucial shade to players and audience members.


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2011 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

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