Peruvian Anti-Riot Police Uniforms Look Like Judge Dredd Meets Batman

These happy characters are Peruvian anti-riot police, who are seen here parading in celebration of Peru's independence day yesterday. Yes, they are terrifying. This makes Peru the latest entry in a long list of countries I will try to avoid rioting in. I'm still all about rioting in Canada and Sweden, however. [She… » 2/04/08 11:25am 2/04/08 11:25am

Appian Technology Stinger Reads License Plates, Calls Police

Appian, the company behind much of Britain's surveillance madness, has released a new camera that will no doubt be top of the shopping lists of Big Brothers throughout the world. The Stinger is able to recognize license plates from any country thanks to its choice of IR wavelengths: 810; 870; and 940 NM. Then,… » 7/31/07 5:06am 7/31/07 5:06am