09.17.12

Kinect being used to efficiently surveil people without their knowledge

We all know we live in a future-shock security state with dwindling privacy and an increasingly tenuous grasp of our rights, but at least we have sweet, innocent videogames. Videogames which would never be used to spy on us, right?

WRONG!

A security surveillance firm is using Microsoft's Kinect to allow security personnel to manage their surveillance technology through hand gestures and voice commands – Minority Report style.