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Biometric camera stores details of everyone who walks past it
Stores 'library' of face info
Can scan through 36 million faces per second searching for people
Will be on sale to governments within next year
A new camera technology from Hitachi Hokusai Electric can scan days of camera footage instantly, and find any face which has EVER walked past it.
Its makers boast that it can scan 36 million faces per second.
The technology raises the spectre of governments...
As an introvert, I NEED privacy. I am to the point where to enjoy my weekends, it requires me to hike seven hours out into the mountains to be alone.
Originally posted by AaronWilson
Its not about hiding. Its about personal privacy. As an introvert, I NEED privacy. I am to the point where to enjoy my weekends, it requires me to hike seven hours out into the mountains to be alone. Totally, un watched alone. Hell, 50 years ago we had infinitly more privacy than we do today. Its scary to be watched at all times.
Originally posted by Afterthought
Who are you to judge?
I think it's abnormal to want to be around people constantly and be comfortable with cameras everywhere.
Originally posted by Sherlock Holmes
It really warms my heart to see the collective progress and ingenuity of homo sapiens sapiens.
Of course, the Luddites and paranoid will baulk at these technological advancements and improvements, but the aforementioned people are, thankfully, a dying breed.
Nobody should egotistically and preciously attempt to enforce their understanding of ''privacy'' onto us normal people in the public realm.