Next generation of AI speed cameras are watching you, and motorists aren't happy

Redspeed speed camera
(Image credit: Redspeed International)

Redspeed International's new '4D camera' can look inside cars and catch people using their phones – potentially saving lives. But campaigners say it poses a threat to everyone's privacy.

According to UK government figures, 17 people were killed and 499 injured in 2020 – the last year for which figures are available – when using a mobile phone. It is estimated that far more instances of failure of the driver to pay attention are caused by phone use, but it is difficult to collect evidence.

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Adam Juniper
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With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

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