Using AI, the Speedcam Anywhere smartphone app can estimate a car’s speed from a single snapshot. Useful for denouncing an excess to the police according to its publisher. This application, usable by anyone, is currently debated in the United Kingdom where it is proposed.
Civic duty? computer-assisted whistleblowing? In any case, this news and it allows anyone to anonymously turn over to the police any excess from the drivers. In other words, the mobile radar is the user. It is through the mobile camera of a passer-by that a allows to raise the of a vehicle. At the moment, the creators of the app are inundated with reviews from the public, to the point that their spokesperson spoke on condition of anonymity when interviewed by .developed by Silicon Valley companies and British academics is making headlines across the Channel. Her name is
Slowdown in app stores
Some see it as an excellent idea to increase security, others the establishment of a general surveillance state. Even on the side of application stores, this is not simple. At first, Google refused the application on its Playby arguing that a alone could not properly raise the . A claim that ultimately turned out to be false. At Apple, the application has still not been approved, without the publisher giving any reason. Finally, on the part of the British police authorities, is not yet validated by the ministry. It must be said that it remains difficult to legally see a .