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5G Technology for Effective Policing

Facts for Prelims (FFP)  


Source: TH

 Context: The Indian government is organizing a Hackathon focused on developing applications and tools that will enable law enforcement agencies to harness the capabilities of 5G technology for more effective policing.

Themes include 360-degree surveillance, predictive policing, develop apps for real-time location tracking of mobile users with internal authentication processes to enhance crime control and victim tracing.

Benefits: 5G will facilitate faster data transfer, improving the ability of the police to make informed decisions at crime scenes.


What is 5G?

5G is the fifth generation of wireless technology for mobile communication, offering faster data transfer speeds, lower latency, and greater connectivity than previous generations.

India is simultaneously trying to develop infrastructure for 6G technology and its adoption.

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