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If you walk weird, make funny faces, or sweat a little too much — watch out, when you walk into an airport. The U.S. military wants to use those irregularities as “indicators” of “possibly suspicious and harmful intent.”
The Army recently asked for proposals for a new suite of biometric sensors that will hunt for bad-minded people by examining their “expressions, gait, and pose” from afar. The “Image Analysis for Personnel Intent” project is also supposed to spot would-be evil-doers through their “abnormal perspiration and changes in body temperature.” (Note to would-b
Originally posted by spec_ops_wannabe
Morons, they use more than just the sweating detection for flagging would be baddies. They also look into the heart rate (yes they are working on technology for remotely reading a person's heart rate); the stance of the person and the way they're walking; are their eyes darting back and forth or appear nervous, etc.
A lot of this is based off of stuff developed in human psychology and behavior to certain types of situations, how the body reacts to high amounts of stress. There is a science to this and sweat is by far not going to be the only thing.
If you plan to blow up a building or take down an airliner with you over the Atlantic, 10 times out of 10 you are going to be doing more than just sweating over it.