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Minority Report Essay Precrime is coming to life in today’s world. Police agencies, universities, and companies are creating technology to make Precrime non-fiction instead of fiction. Since Precrime is fiction not everything in the movie and story can actually be brought to life. There are some technologies similar to those in Minority Report that have been created and that are being created to make Precrime as real as possible like cameras on traffic lights, location services, Multi- touch interfaces, and retina scanners. Future technology includes insect robots, jet packs, and Crime Prediction Software. For some years now there have been cameras on traffic lights in certain areas. These cameras have been installed to catch people who run red lights and do other illegal things while driving. Once a person runs a red light and the camera senses it, the camera will take a picture of the person’s license plate, and soon after the person will receive a ticket in the mail that tells you when and where the camera caught you, the cost of the ticket, etc. Another big thing is location service on phones, iPads, tablets, computers, etc. With location services you can let people know where you are by going to the settings in your phone and allowing certain apps to say. Apple products have location services that can help you find your stolen electronic and help the police locate it also. In more serious situations this is help the police, family, and friends find a missing person or criminal if that person just so happens to have their location services on. Some technologies also noticed already that are more related to and based off of Minority Report are Multi-touch interfaces and retina scanners. So far Microsoft has released Multi-touch Interfaces in 2007 and 2010. Other companies have also released Multi-touch Interfaces like Obscura Digital in 2008…...

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