Ah, a more modern entry - Bruce O'Coop's Computer Hacking technique! Using the data on this page, I should be able to tap the duty roster in each hideout, and project the information directly into your binocucom!
― Bentley, describing the power-up[src]
After obtaining this power-up, the binocucom can be used to learn information about guards in the area. Their name, scientific name and a small factoid are displayed. This power-up has no in-game benefit and serves only to provide this information to the player. It does not make any sort of return in the following games.