Cops in Dubai are using Google Glass to catch speeding drivers

Cops in Dubai are using Google Glass to catch speeding drivers

If you think traffic light cameras and discreet roadside cops are irritating enough, authorities may upgrade to Google Glass for catching speeding drivers soon enough.

Police in Dubai have begun using Google’s wearable display in an effort to capture traffic violators, according to a report by Gulf News spotted by The Verge.

The technology is currently being tested by the Dubai Police Smart Services Department using two applications for tracking road-bound crimes.

One app allows police officers to take photos of traffic violations using Glass, which would instantly be uploaded to the police department’s system. The other application helps authorities identify wanted cars.

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If successful, Google Glass would make it extremely simple for officers to catch traffic offenders.

Police would simply tap the side of the smart eyewear to snap a photo, and the image along with the date, time, and location at which it was taken would be stored in its system.

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