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This Chinese University Is Using Drones To Catch Cheaters During Exams

'Gaokao', the University Entrance Examination to be taken by nine million Chinese students this year, is a two-day cram-perfect exam that very much affects their future. And when future is at stake, students try to nail the exam by hook or by crook. The authorities taking care of the exams has been fighting hard to shun cheating as much as possible but looks like the cheating students come up with a better idea every year. In this Tom & Jerry fight, the Exam Authority has decided to stay a step ahead of the students by using Drone Cameras to check any type of illegal means of cheating.

via. Science Alert

This Chinese University Is Using Drones To Catch Cheaters During Exams

This Chinese University Is Using Drones To Catch Cheaters During Exams

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Let's have a look at the drone and how it will be implemented.

Let's have a look at the drone and how it will be implemented.

The exam pretty much decides the future of the Chinese teens and to add to that, about 2 million of them won't be able to get into any university.

The exam pretty much decides the future of the Chinese teens and to add to that, about 2 million of them won't be able to get into any university.

The cheating methods have gone so advance, doing this would make you feel innocent.

The cheating methods have gone so advance, doing this would make you feel innocent.

When this Jiao coin is pressed, the glasses scan and transmit the image of the the question paper to a recipient who reverts with the correct answer.

When this Jiao coin is pressed, the glasses scan and transmit the image of the the question paper to a recipient who reverts with the correct answer.

Remember Ghost Protocol's Eye blinking scene? It's something like that.

The wallet is connected to the plastic bottle cap which has a camera attached, and the receiver is tied in armpit.

The wallet is connected to the plastic bottle cap which has a camera attached, and the receiver is tied in armpit.

The Chinese Police is yet to figure out the complete working of the set-up.

A signal receiving tank top. Wearing a jacket over it makes the game simpler.

A signal receiving tank top. Wearing a jacket over it makes the game simpler.

Something similar is done by the bullet camera pen.

Something similar is done by the bullet camera pen.

A six-propeller drone camera will float at 500 meters above the exam hall, covering a range of 1 kilometer.

A six-propeller drone camera will float at 500 meters above the exam hall, covering a range of 1 kilometer.

The drone can be operated by the invigilators using a tablet application.

The drone creates a 'Dragnet' for radio waves and will detect suspicious radio feed via hidden earphones or similar devices.

The drone creates a 'Dragnet' for radio waves and will detect suspicious radio feed via hidden earphones or similar devices.

The dragnet is strong enough to pinpoint the particular bench from where suspicious radio waves are detected. If caught red-handed, the students are forbidden to take the exam for the next three years.

But then, there are problems too.

But then, there are problems too.

Though the drone can be of pretty much help to curb cheating in exams, they are also being seen as a threat to pubic and aircraft. Moreover, they could also be used for criminal activities such as smuggling.

Let's see who wins this battle this year: Drone or the Mastermind Students.

Let's see who wins this battle this year: Drone or the Mastermind Students.

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