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Submitted by Vyralize 160d ago | news

20 million surveillance cameras in China rendered almost useless thanks to smog

Vyralize: Looks like China’s smog problem is finally becoming an issue for their government.

China’s worsening smog situation has become so bad that the 20 million surveillance cameras they’ve installed nationwide may have gone to waste. Scientists now say that smog has become so bad that visibility is sometimes reduced to mere meters. Smog has always been a problem for the Chinese government because it has made surveillance more difficult by the day, but they have ignored the situation by classifying the smog as ‘fog’. (Culture)

Cyfyxtfg  +   160d ago
Lol :(
NarooN  +   160d ago
Lol. Of course they 'ignore' the situation...just like they 'ignore' many others...
That-Guy  +   160d ago
Oh no, no surveillance on the citizens. Only now is this an issue for them.
iceman600  +   160d ago
china sucks
Tzunoy  +   160d ago
Time to rob that store full of consoles and video-games. :) who was it?...the smog!!! hoe nooo!!!
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ChrisW  +   159d ago
Why would you want to do that? Almost all of the consoles that are sold in China are knock offs with cheap crappy games.

http://www.oobject.com/cate...
BeathuberCH  +   160d ago
The greatest thing about it is that the chinese now invest millions to make research for cameras that work in smog instead of fighting the smog...
BeathuberCH  +   160d ago
The greatest thing about it is that the chinese now invest millions to make research for cameras that work in smog instead of fighting the smog...

bu.bu..but its for your safety. sounds similar?
Gondee  +   160d ago
Here comes infrared surveillance
wannabe gamer  +   159d ago
umm did u read the article? it says:

"The smog has become so bad that infrared cameras which can easily see through regular fog, have become useless on smoggy days because they can’t penetrate through the smokey particles that linger in the air."
Gondee  +   158d ago
ahaha, I didn't read it. lol
wannabe gamer  +   159d ago
STOP burning COAL !!!! JUST STAHHHP
ChrisW  +   153d ago
Mainland China has 17 nuclear power reactors in operation, 30 under construction, and more about to start construction.

So for the mean time, they'll have to breath through a respirator.
pandehz  +   159d ago
Downed my Martini.

Time to rob the bank...LIKE A BOSS.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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ylwzx3  +   159d ago
First person to develop an anti smog security camera shall be rich.
Soldierone  +   159d ago
"Hey, instead of making a healthy environment so the smog goes away, lets waste money finding ways to see though it!"

"Great idea Bob! This is the same thinking those Americans have!"
kingPoS  +   159d ago
I hadn't known the smog situation was 'that' bad. I can't help but sense an emerging divergence in the future generations.

This don't look good! After all! The environment you live in does have a noted impact.

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