The Canadian Press

2015-12-24 | Tech Crisis Gear

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A Vancouver startup says criminal prosecutions after the 2011 Stanley Cup riot would have been much speedier had their technology been available. The company interviewed police about their communications problems during the riot as they designed a mobile app that pairs with smartphones or smartwatches. Vancouver Police employed 50 analysts to piece together five-thousand hours of video to pinpoint suspects in the aftermath, but CommandWear Systems CEO Mike Morrow says his system has advanced that kind of process. (Morrow says the system would have also helped the police squads end the riot faster, because they had major troubles communicating over radios during the noisy chaos.)

Date: 2015-12-24
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << millions of dollars later millions of pieces of evidence and video and I'm trying to figure out where a picture or video was taken at what time and trying to stitch together essentially the event they could have just done to reclaim and we're seeing a lot of that data just coming up on a timeline fits all stitched together for them >>