A 2016 photo shows prisoners engaged in sporting activity at the jail. Photo: SCMP

No escape? Chinese VIP jail puts AI monitors in every cell ‘to make prison breaks impossible’

  • Yancheng prison, which is home to high-status inmates such as Gu Kailai, the wife of Bo Xilai, hopes to use technology to monitor prisoners at all times
  • Designers say AI network will be able to detect unusual patterns of behaviour and send an alert to the guards
Topic |   China science

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A 2016 photo shows prisoners engaged in sporting activity at the jail. Photo: SCMP
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