Smart Surveillance == ED 209?

> researchers at the University of Texas in Austin are hoping its smart surveillance system can lend a hand in detecting that pent-up rage. The “computer vision system” can reportedly analyze human movements as they occur, and distinguish between “friendly behaviors such as shaking hands, and aggressive actions like punching, pushing,”

> [Smart surveillance systems may soon detect violent behavior](http://www.engadget.com/2006/10/26/smart-surveillance-systems-may-soon-detect-violent-behavior/)

Although this looks really cool, I can’t help but worry that it will turn out like ED 209 in RoboCop some day.

You know, like this:

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