192MP Persistent Aerial Surveillance

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Feb 28, 2014

How many crimes take place in this photo?

One company claims that their 192 MP camera array can identify and solve numerous crimes and murders, using persistent aerial surveillance

The technology explored in Iraq to track IED attacks. Now, leveraging those experiences, one company has developed a commercial offering.

In an extensive interview with Persistent Surveillance System (PSS) president Ross McNutt, we talk about how this technology is being used from murder cases in Juarez to NFL games.

What is Persistent Surveillance?

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What *** ******* *** *** ****** ***“Nothing pisses you off more when a murderer leaves your image before you can track him to a house or a final stopping point,” McNutt said.

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How ****** *** ************

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***, ********* ****** ****** **** ************ ******* ****** *** **** valuable ** ******** *****.

“** *** *** **** ******* **** ** * *** ******* before ** ***** * *******, *** **** ****** *** *** a ************ ******* ** **** ** **** *** *** ***. For **** ****** ****** ****** ** *** *** ****** * robbery,” ** ****.

Pricing

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***** *** ******'* **** ******** ****, ** ****** ******* ********. PSS **** **** *** ******* **** *** ****, ***** *** other ****** ** ****** *** ******* ****** *** *** **** created * ******** *** *** ***********.

*** ******* *** ***** ********** ***** *** ***** ***** *** ACLU****** *** *** ********** ****, ** ****, *** “*** ******** *****.”

Comments (12)

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