Tuesday, July 19, 2005

New technology sure to upset some privacy advocates

I'm a regular reader of Engadget to satisfy my inner nerd. Today, there are two goodies to satisfy my inner privacy nerd. Well, goodie may not be the right word. In any event, check out the new surveillance technology to make sure that only the appropriate minimum number of warm bodies are in the high occupancy lane of your local highway: U.K. tests infrared HOV-compliance cam. While you're there, take a look at the new time card system that uses fingerprint recognition to make sure you aren't punching your buddies on- and off-shift: No more "buddy punching" with the Kronos 4500 Touch ID.

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