Tech innovations to impact criminal recognition, access to electricity

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This is one of the reports that have come out from the Social Good Summit that moderated last week.
UNIVERSITIES in Jamaica are innovating robots to clean up Kingston Harbour, facial recognition technology to combat crime, earthquake risk software for hazard prevention, and a legitimate electrical outlet for individuals off the national grid, Social Good Summit 2018 patrons learned last week Monday.
The disclosures — highlights of many unveiled by university leaders and experts — came at the global technology-for-development event convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office in Jamaica at Northern Caribbean University (NCU) in Mandeville.
The summit was convened in partnership with NCU, The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus, University of Technology Jamaica (UTech), and Caribbean Maritime University (CMU), a recent release from UNDP said.