The University of Illinois Police Department is testing a new iPod and iPhone application that allows patrolling officers to access live security footage from virtually anywhere, reports the Daily Illini. The purchase of the application, titled iRa C3, was funded through a $10,000 grant from the university’s Moms and Dads Associations and a $15,000 grant from Lextech Labs, said University Chief of Police Barbara O’Connor. The application runs through a series of different servers that take video as it is being recorded by licensed cameras. Authorized officers out in the field using an iPod touch, iPhone, or a web browser...

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