UK Police To Deter Rioters by Blinding Them With Lasers
Dec 13, 2011 11:15
The British has developed a laser rifle which can project a wall of light and temporarily blind rioters. Its like trying to fight Gandalf the White. Impossible.
According to the UK Telegraph getting blasted with the Orwellian light is akin to staring at the sun.
The laser, resembling a rifle and known as an SMU 100, can dazzle and incapacitate targets up to 500m away with a wall of light up to three metres squared. It costs £25,000 and has an infrared scope to spot looters in poor visibility.
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on some of the great tech we’ve seen in 2015. There have been some new developments and mind-blowing reveals. I’ve picked out a few things that I saw this year, and will definitely keep an eye on next year. Here’s my look at some exciting tech to watch out for in 2016: Read more