Beeindruckender Clip aus der PBS-Doku „Rise of the Drones“ über das HighEnd-Überwachungssystem ARGUS, eine Drone mit Superhighres-Cams, die ein Videomosaik mit 1,8 Gigapixeln zusammensetzen können, mit dem man aus 6 Kilometern Höhe Bewegungen von Vögeln ausmachen kann oder wie’s ein YT-Kommentator ziemlich treffend formuliert: „Good, now they can watch me wipe my ass in Super-HD“. Die komplette Doku gibt’s übrigens ebenfalls auf Youtube.
1 million terabytes a day saved forever.
The ARGUS array is made up of several cameras and other types of imaging systems. The output of the imaging system is used to create extremely large, 1.8GP high-resolution mosaic images and video.
Vorher auf NC:
The Rise of the Machines: Invasion of the Drones
Der Guardian über den gameifizierten Überwachungsprotest CAMOVER:
The game is real-life Grand Theft Auto for those tired of being watched by the authorities in Berlin; points are awarded for the number of cameras destroyed and bonus scores are given for particularly imaginative modes of destruction. Axes, ropes and pitchforks are all encouraged.
“We thought it would motivate inactive people out there if we made a video-invitation to this reality-game,” the creator of Camover (who wanted to remain anonymous) told me. “Although we call it a game, we are quite serious about it: our aim is to destroy as many cameras as possible and to have an influence on video surveillance in our cities.”
The winner of the game does not get a trophy or a year’s supply of spray paint. The competition ends on 19 February, to coincide with the start of the European Police Congress.
Benjamin Gaulon platziert für sein Projekt 2,4GHz Wireless Videoreceiver unter Überwachungskameras und überträgt mit denen das Videosignal in den öffentlichen Raum. Sehr schöner Hack.
The 2.4Ghz project uses a wireless video receiver to hack into wireless surveillance cameras. This device (which is now part of consumers popular products), can be used for wireless surveillance cameras, but it can also be used for parents to monitor their children. Such systems are becoming more popular as they get cheaper. But what most users of those devices don’t realise is that they are broadcasting the signal.
This project (on-going) has several layers. Initially, I have been walking around different towns in Europe to collect and record footage received with the device (see below for the collected movies). The second part of the project (also on-going) consists of placing the device in the street to reveal the presence of the cameras and to make obvious the fact that anyone can receive those signals.
The third stage of the project consists of a series of workshops: 2.4GHz Workshop, where participants are invited to explore the CCTV wireless networks of their city by searching and recording 2.4GHz surveillance video signals. The recorded material is then compiled into a movie of the event.