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IN Science & Technology ON 08 Jun, 2015
'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
Remember Ghost Protocol's Eye blinking scene? It's something like that.
The Chinese Police is yet to figure out the complete working of the set-up.
The drone can be operated by the invigilators using a tablet application.
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.
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.