What it should have been

Yesterday's report, "S'pore taps NEC's facial recognition technology to fight crime", stated that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) teamed up with Japanese technology giant NEC to form a Smart Command Centre that has begun operations this year. MHA has clarified that this is, in fact, still in a "concept" phase to jointly trial video analytics.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 11, 2017, with the headline 'What it should have been'. Print Edition | Subscribe