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Now take off the tinfoil hats and go to the nearest FEMA camp where you belong.
Originally posted by IvanAstikov
It seems a bit pointless setting up an eavesdropping system and then informing everyone where it is active.
Originally posted by drivebricker
Heres a link to one in action from 2011
patch.com...edit on 16-5-2013 by drivebricker because: (no reason given)edit on 16-5-2013 by drivebricker because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Dumbass
It looks like a sign that shows how fast you are driving.
Even with a badge to scare you if you exceed the limit with 1 mph..
Got to love the blinking lights in Vegas
The US is about to have a brand new type of spying lamp posts which can spy on the public by listening into conversations, taking their picture or even giving commands with it’s in-built speaker.
The first of these spying lamp posts will be installed in Detroit, Chicago and Pittsburgh with more being planned in the near future to erode our civil liberties.
Originally posted by Soloprotocol
It's a well know fact most terrorist cells prefer to plan their next atrocity whilst hanging around street corners and under lighted street signs.....so i say, Good plan USA...
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has defined Constitutional Americans are domestic terrorists. More than 300,000 US citizens have been termed a “non-violent terrorist” that is dangerous because they are “sovereigns, zealots who refuse to recognize government authority in virtually any form.”
Originally posted by DaTroof
Kind of looks like a digital detour sign. There are arrows to indicate "go straight" or "turn right", with digital displays for text. Don't know if that's what they are for sure, but that's what I see.
Originally posted by blkcwbyhat
now that everyone is in a panic,why don't you do what a normal person would do...google it! These are energy saving devices,they can dim the lights when not needed,brighten them when a car approaches,so on.Yes,they have speakers on them for PSA's,and camera's are available on them.Now take off the tinfoil hats and go to the nearest FEMA camp where you belong.
These appear to be just sign boards.
ABC 7 confirmed that the company was “working with Homeland Security” to implement the high tech network.
Mission and Responsibilities
The Department's mission is to ensure a homeland that is safe, secure, and resilient against terrorism and other hazards.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
These appear to be just sign boards. What streets are they going on vs. what is showing on a map for Business route to the Interstate and US Highway designation? Here is a much higher resolution shot of it.
High Res shot of signboard
and it took me a minute to recognize them, but they have both the US highway and Interstate highway symbols overlapped in the board. So it depends on which one lights up for which is obviously being displayed. Are these going up on current numbered routes or perhaps they are planning to add/change some of the designations? It's interesting to see the money spent on this, either way. What is so important about highway routing for sheer designation that it needs a dynamic board they can alter the reading for, by remote? That is odd...since it's one thing that rarely changes?
Event signage maybe...but whose events and why are they being mounted and ..seemingly, paid...by local givernment/highway if it's for events? Oh well... Life's little mysteries. Maybe someone can get a shot of one that it lit up by a display so we can see what the other sections are meant to show? Arrows ..or more?
I reckon they would be a useful item if they are manned from somewhere, like for closing a street temporarily if there was a sinkhole or a shooting going on...stuff like that!