Apr 202017
 
 April 20, 2017  Surveillance

Jonathan Choe reports:

The haunting images from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings still remain with Northeastern University professor Jose Martinez. Four years later, it’s one of the reasons he’s motivated to stop the next one.

“How can I as a scientist, help us avoid situations like that,” asked Martinez.

His team at the university are developing a new scanning technology to detect guns, bombs, or other threats under clothing and inside backpacks.

Unlike the machines at airport security check points, this would all happen in real time.

Read more on NBC Boston, because that “real time” use in certain situations could potentially violate your Fourth Amendment rights.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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