Student sharpens security camera shots

April 28, 2000

Crooks caught red-handed on poor-quality security camera film can now be easily framed, thanks to a software package developed by a postgraduate student at Staffordshire University.

Even the fuzziest profile can be developed into a 3-D mugshot, giving the police an accurate picture of the suspect.

PhD student James Robinson hopes that CCTV will be more effective as a result.

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