Chinese police car scans faces to look for suspects

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We have already seen facial recognition technology being used in Japan, where 3D mug shots help police better identify criminals. Now, a new police SUV in China is being fitted with 360-degree cameras that will use facial recognition to search for criminals. Developed at the University of Electronic Science and Technology, the camera will help keep track of criminals by scanning faces within a 60-meter radius of the car. It then compares the gender, age and race of the faces and analyzes it against police databases. According to the Wall Street Journal, the car will be able to perform the analysis…

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