After the violent London Riots earlier this year, developers are looking into non-lethal
methods to control or contain rioters to instill order and also protect the police force.
Although it's only in the test stages, a laser that looks like a rifle according to The
Telegraph, could be added to the ranks of non-lethal crowd control technology used in the
U.K. The Telegraph has more on the SMU 100 created by Photonic Security Systems, which is
said to "incapacitate targets up to 500 meters away with a wall of light up to three meters squared."
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