Vehicle IDs, weapon detectors backed | Bangkok Post: news

News >

Vehicle IDs, weapon detectors backed

- +

The cabinet has approved a proposal to buy vehicle identification technology to help battle the southern insurgency. 

The devices are part of a technology procurement package valued at more than 4.5 billion baht that also includes bomb- and weapon-detecting vehicles and solar-powered street lights, said Ukrit Mongkolnavin, chairman of the Independent Committee for Promotion of the Rule of Law.

The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) device is a small electronic device equipped with a microchip that enables officers to identify cars and motorcycles. The device scans objects, including licence plates, and collects data much like a barcode reader.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments