British police viewing opportunities exoskeleton and ballistic graphene




The British Ministry of Internal Affairs examines which technologies are interesting for the “agent of the future ‘. Include the use of exoskeletons, smart glasses and bulletproof vests based on graphene could provide opportunities.

The plans to equip the British bobby with new technology so it can do its job better, was revealed after the Guardian information in the hands through a freedom of information request received . The proposals come from the Interior Ministry and were presented during a private meeting with a number of companies.

The proposals an agent described an exoskeleton attached to whose legs. This allows a bobby must not only run faster, but also able to sustain longer. By wearing a smart glasses à la Google Glass should receive a live agent in addition pertinent information about the area. Example, this information can come from social networks, but also of systems used by the police. In addition, see the authors of the plan opportunities in smart watches.

To further improve the movement would kevlar vests should be replaced by much thinner and lighter vest under the ‘wonder material’ graphene. Finally, there are proposals to equip agents with portable cameras.

The British government hopes that his plans for a “robocop” companies get so far that they will develop the necessary hardware and software. This should improve the British position on the market for security products.


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