Dubai Police Will Wear Google Glass With Facial Recognition Software

Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images

Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images

'A Dubai police spokesperson told the 7 Days newspaper that custom-made software will allow the officers’ Glass to sync with a database of faces. That way if police officers encounter wanted crooks, their eyewear can alert them.

The Dubai police department will do a pilot phase where officers wear Glass to track traffic violations and look for offending vehicles. If that goes well, Glass will be distributed to detectives for the facial recognition program.'

Read the article in Slate here.