Ultra Hi-res Camera Can ID Every Face Among Thousands

A new Chinese-made camera has 4 times the resolution of the human eye and can individually identify people in a crowd of tens of thousands. Its development is of concern to civil libertarians and others worried about how this supercam can feed vast amounts of data into China’s burgeoning social credit system.

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