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DARPA´s 1.8 Gigapixel
Drone Camera Could See You
Waving At It From 15,000 Feet

Atlantic Magazine, by Alexis Madrigal

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/2/2013 10:57:26 PM

Word of DARPA´s experimental 1.8-gigapixel surveillance video camera, ARGUS-IS, first surfaced in 2009. And now that they probably have something better hidden, more details continue to emerge. A PBS video got to look at the actual video feeds -- and they are stunning. Take a look. Watch for the arm waving guy at about 1:55 or so: One thing to note is that a drone can just hang out at 15,000 feet over a small city-sized area (roughly, half of Manhattan) and provide video surveillance of the whole thing. The other thing to note is that they are running machine vision on the moving objects,

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WOW! This would truly peak my interest to work on; This reminds me of CBS´s "Person of Interest." If you watch the video, it will show you some stunning capabilities, from off the wall parts. Imagine, Hollyweird & DARPA melding in their capabilities...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 2/2/2013 10:59:47 PM     (No. 9155130)

Then it should easily be able to see me giving it the finger!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mre, 2/2/2013 11:30:19 PM     (No. 9155148)

And when they link it to the unique signal from your cell phone, they´ll know WHO they´re watching, too.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Up2Here, 2/3/2013 12:23:00 AM     (No. 9155188)

#2----Shhhhh

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/3/2013 12:26:06 AM     (No. 9155189)

Between a drone, your cell phone and zillow,
nothing is left to the imagination anymore.

About that guy with the bunker...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/3/2013 12:38:24 AM     (No. 9155199)

Ugh...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/3/2013 1:07:13 AM     (No. 9155213)

How many finger am I holding up?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: chumley, 2/3/2013 1:32:37 AM     (No. 9155225)

They have to land sometime.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/3/2013 5:05:21 AM     (No. 9155275)

When I mow my lawn or work outside, I´ll have to remember to keep my middle finger stuck in the air the whole time I´m outside.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 2/3/2013 6:33:22 AM     (No. 9155333)

Sounds like a sunbather peeper´s dream.

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