Monday, September 11, 2006

Telegraph | News | Passengers' chat will be recorded to foil hijackers

Via David Farber's Interesting People list

Researchers in Britain and Europe are looking at technology that would see a comprehensive network of microphones and cameras installed throughout the aircraft, including the lavatory, which would be linked to a computer.

This computer would be "trained" to pick up suspicious behaviour, said Catherine Neary, of Bae Systems, one of the British participants in a £24 million European Union project Safety of Aircraft in Future European Environment.

Source: Telegraph | News | Passengers' chat will be recorded to foil hijackers

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