The enhanced cop car which will help fight crime

Intel is showing off its Internet of Things police vehicle at AfricaCom in Cape Town, which promises to help law enforcement agencies to do their job.

The vehicle has technology installed to assist officers, including a 3D camera for surveillance and an in-car computing platform.

It also comes with a mobile on-person tablet, and on-person video recording equipment which is gaining traction in policing globally.

Some of the highlights of the enhanced police vehicle are:

  • Record real-time HD images from both forward and rear-facing cameras.
  • It is fully operational in both extreme heat and cold conditions.
  • Contains a bespoke encrypted cloud VPN designed for secure solutions appropriate for government and police applications.
  • Enables hands-free video recording.
  • Allows users to access data via desktop, tablet, or smartphone – using any browser.
  • Automatic number plate and licence recognition using its on-board computing system and cameras.

The photos below show the police car on display.

Police vehicle

Police car inside

Electronics inside the vehicle


Vehicle side

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The enhanced cop car which will help fight crime