High-tech security isn't just for the airport anymore. Advances now coming out of the labs will help protect what's dear to you, from your car to your kids, your dinner to your dinero
By Gregory Mone and Elizabeth Svoboda. Illustrations by Graham MurdochPosted 02.02.2007 at 2:00 am 2 Comments
PROTECT YOUR KIDS Cameras with behavior-tracking software will watch for danger on the playground
THE THREAT: A kidnapper loitering in front of the local school. A thief slipping into a warehouse. A suspicious stranger dropping a bag in a hallway. The average security camera can catch all these actions, but the footage isn´t much help if the person monitoring the screens is dozing, or so wiped out after hours of viewing that he wouldn´t notice a mushroom cloud erupting on monitor three.