ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 3rd Augst,2016) Kashmir is acquiring devices which can track movement of people inside a closed room or a house. The police Headquarters is looking to buy high-tech radar devices called Wall-Through-Imagers and floated tenders in this regard on July 23,reported Kashmir Media Service (KMS). The devices, according to officials, are capable to display whether anyone is inside a house, where they are and whether they are moving but it does not show their faces.
Police have specified that the devices should be capable to penetrate through thick wall of cement, plaster, bricks, concrete and wood. The device, according to the tender document, shall have the capability to detect person or persons in a room. "It should be able to locate and track the movement of a person or persons on a continuous basis," it reads. As per the document, the device should pick up human breathing or movement inside a building.
"The user friendly application should allow the operator to know the exact location and number of people when wall or obstacles obstruct the view. It should be able to detect living people moving or static by their breathing and heart beat. It should be able to detect static objects and differentiate them from living people," it reads. A senior police official admitted that this is for the first time that police is procuring such devices. Meanwhile, the police are also planning to buy micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for carrying out surveillance in the territory.