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China's new 'super camera' can instantly pinpoint specific targets among tens of thousands of people
Abc Australia ^ | Thursday at 2:33 | Tracey Shelton

Posted on 09/27/2019 3:39:10 AM PDT by cba123

Scientists have unveiled a 500 megapixel cloud camera system in China that they say is capable of capturing the facial details of each individual in a crowd of tens of thousands of people, raising fears facial recognition monitoring could soon reach a new level.

(Please see full article at the link)

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: camera; china
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1 posted on 09/27/2019 3:39:10 AM PDT by cba123
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https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-26/chinas-new-500-megapixel-super-camera/11539176?


2 posted on 09/27/2019 3:40:08 AM PDT by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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Now we know why the Chinese wear those surgical masks all the time.


3 posted on 09/27/2019 3:42:57 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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As you drive down the road in your new car with Bluetooth connected to your smart phone, remember the Charlie Brown character Pigpen, and his cloud of dust that surrounded him everywhere he went. When it comes to electronic wireless data, most of us look like Pigpen.


4 posted on 09/27/2019 4:02:11 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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We already have that capability, and have cameras that are deployed over stadiums that can read print that someone has in their hands.

so what is the big deal?


5 posted on 09/27/2019 4:04:34 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Voter ID for 2020!! Leftists totalitarian fascists appear to be planning to eradicate conservatives)
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Trying to find the guy in the striped shirt and round glasses ?


6 posted on 09/27/2019 4:14:43 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Chickensoup

None of them are datalinked with facial recognition. This one is and with enough of them in an area they can be shown a photo and automatically point the subject out.


7 posted on 09/27/2019 4:16:27 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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how do you know that they are not linked to facial recognition software?

You don’t think we aren’t there yet in the US?

Why do you think there is such a push for5G?


8 posted on 09/27/2019 4:18:16 AM PDT by Chickensoup (Voter ID for 2020!! Leftists totalitarian fascists appear to be planning to eradicate conservatives)
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9 posted on 09/27/2019 4:25:01 AM PDT by wastedyears (The left would kill every single one of us and our families if they knew they could get away with it)
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> When it comes to electronic wireless data, most of us look like Pigpen.

That is an outstanding analogy.


10 posted on 09/27/2019 4:27:32 AM PDT by glorgau
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Eh, 500 MP is good but... At that frame size, if you looked at 10000 people that’s just 50,000 pixels per person. That’s basically thumbnail sized images at 223x223 pixels. I seriously doubt there is any facial recognition software that can work with that little data. Obviously if you zoom in and take multiple images panning across a crowd you get better resolution (more pixels per face). But heck, you can do that with a cell phone camera. This isn’t really a drastic or even significant increase in capability as far as I can see.


11 posted on 09/27/2019 4:42:55 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps ( Be ready!)
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It’s not the camera. It’s the software that recognizes individuals. China is now into 100% monitoring and control of the citizens. Google wrote software for China to help that along. Guaranteeing you that Facebook helps China control citizens.

Our future if dems are elected.


12 posted on 09/27/2019 4:56:15 AM PDT by I want the USA back (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. Orwell.)
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13 posted on 09/27/2019 4:56:21 AM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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Very much so.


14 posted on 09/27/2019 4:56:51 AM PDT by wally_bert (Hola. Me llamo Inspector Carlton Lassiter. Me gusta queso.)
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None of them are datalinked with facial recognition.

I would be surprised if they weren't, or at least if they couldn't be linked quickly if stadium security wanted to, like if there was a potential security threat and they wanted to scan the stadium crowd for "persons of interest".

15 posted on 09/27/2019 5:29:38 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities." -- Voltaire)
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If China has it, you know they got it from our government.


16 posted on 09/27/2019 5:55:48 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Auto-correct has become my worst enema.)
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Where’s Waldo Wong?


17 posted on 09/27/2019 6:14:13 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer.)
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This camera comes with the software in it.

The US market cameras are commercially available - they don’t.


18 posted on 09/27/2019 6:17:33 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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Unfortunately, the stadium ceiling cams that I’ve seen (and I’ve seen some of the ones in Cowboys Stadium) don’t have much by way of onboard logic. The control booth may have the ability to do FR and datalink them together as an array, but the Chinese unit can do all this without a control booth or external support as well as network with others in the area without external support.

It’s the difference between having to lug around a 1970s component Hi-Fi system versus a Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Bluetooth speaker connected to your smartphone. There’s a lot of things you can do with a miniaturized self contained device in seconds that would take hours or days of setup with the older tech.


19 posted on 09/27/2019 6:22:51 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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Best solution is always low tech.

Face Lift

20 posted on 09/27/2019 6:23:24 AM PDT by super7man (Madam Defarge, knitting, knitting, always knitting)
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