This Surveillance Camera Can See You Sneeze at 4,000 Feet

With its 19 lenses, the Mantis, one of the world’s most powerful cameras, can capture cities and people in the big picture, and then drill down into extraordinary detail. This tool is now powering the Chinese surveillance state. Photo: Qilai Shen for The Wall Street Journal

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47 Comments

  1. Vicente Francis Oneill on March 15, 2021 at 8:38 pm

    Interesting wording on the title…

  2. Nenad ИС XC Shuput on March 15, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    Look at these losers, this is who is gonna make it Orvellian society

  3. Bob Dole on March 15, 2021 at 8:39 pm

    Just reverse engineered spysat tech.

  4. John West on March 15, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    bruh it’s not that hard to make a camera that "good"

  5. Royalepad on March 15, 2021 at 8:45 pm

    its a spider

  6. J E F F on March 15, 2021 at 8:46 pm

    What are the cameras used in this?

  7. Raptor Pubg on March 15, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    Deal for USA. https://amzn.to/37h5wIM

  8. RedMoth27 on March 15, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    Honestly these are some really sad and pathetic humans, they deserve nothing but scorn for making this.

  9. Claire Calitz on March 15, 2021 at 8:50 pm

    BS they put up the camera your imagination does the rest.

  10. DJNITRO ALLY on March 15, 2021 at 8:51 pm

    Wer do I buy 16 of them

  11. Scott Ickes on March 15, 2021 at 8:53 pm

    Put tape on all your cameras inside your home that’s going on also

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  13. IRMMZ 1 on March 15, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    It gives me trypophobia, the lenses

  14. T s on March 15, 2021 at 8:57 pm

    This camera is only made for security reasons

  15. Càbdulaahi Gaabow on March 15, 2021 at 8:58 pm

    Cameras with high sensors are more productive good recorders.

  16. MegaAgent J on March 15, 2021 at 9:00 pm

    some people: *make a revolutionary camera technology*

    people on their moral high horse in youtube comment sections: "1984!1!!1!!!!!!"

  17. said krim on March 15, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    How much do you sell it

  18. Scott on March 15, 2021 at 9:03 pm

    Of course its a Duke alum helping the political enemies of the state.

  19. Càbdulaahi Gaabow on March 15, 2021 at 9:04 pm

    Waw giant camera potentiality high sighted vision when you decide to see the future vision that’s the time you success.

  20. Arche Zwei on March 15, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    Watching this during 2020 Pandemic.

  21. pam4840 on March 15, 2021 at 9:06 pm

    Chinas paranoi about its public giving rise to super tech to monitor people

  22. Mitchell Lee on March 15, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    I wonder how much AMERICAN tax dollars in research grants were spent to develop this technology (this includes their PhD and other research projects they did at University to get them the necessary knowledge )? It’s sad because this company based in Durham and many of their members have affiliations with DUKE University!!! It’s sad to see US colleges fund another governments dystopian technology. Paid mostly by AMERICAN tax dollars!!!

  23. TTVlil_pilot23 on March 15, 2021 at 9:08 pm

    FNAF Security Breach cameras leaked…

  24. Mike Girard on March 15, 2021 at 9:09 pm

    "having a camera that can capture everything, is going to change our lives" – yeah, you can say that again…

  25. Jsal 2499 on March 15, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    @0:24 This is actually useful thanks to corona

  26. Billie Obviously on March 15, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    are you dumb, stupid, or dumb???

  27. Quits Goat on March 15, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    RIP CCTV cameras

  28. Aritro Biswas on March 15, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    why not use the cameras to find out how the corona spread

  29. Pratik Waghmare on March 15, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Can it hear my fart?

  30. Percival Biterbo on March 15, 2021 at 9:13 pm

    Brilliant

  31. Ron Alcorn on March 15, 2021 at 9:14 pm

    Such technology to me is evil. It’s not that the technology isn’t great, it’s what those who in power do with it. There will always be a few to take advantage of such a device, and use it for ulterior motives. Privacy is something most do NOT want to give up. Also there are satellite cameras that beats this camera by eons.

  32. U-Prox on March 15, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    I bought a security system. Inexpensive price and good quality https://maks.systems/en/.

  33. MEA Securetech Solutions on March 15, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    Thats nice

  34. Awie Joe on March 15, 2021 at 9:18 pm

    Part of GOD’S EYE?

  35. Tommy Sullivan on March 15, 2021 at 9:18 pm

    Of course its in China

  36. Feyo Lopez on March 15, 2021 at 9:23 pm

    Where to purchase?

  37. Peter Jones on March 15, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    Anther techno-toy for the dictators. Anything for a buck eh.

  38. MASK NAZI on March 15, 2021 at 9:24 pm

    That’s why I stand 4,001 feet away

  39. Lyle S on March 15, 2021 at 9:25 pm

    Posted on my birthday omf

  40. Alex S on March 15, 2021 at 9:26 pm

    This is gold 2020 coronavirus

  41. AnythingKid123 on March 15, 2021 at 9:26 pm

    OrwellCCTV

  42. Awesome Aasim on March 15, 2021 at 9:29 pm

    I guess NSA probably is having a fun time using something similar to this to watch the entire city of [insert an American city near you].

  43. steelcannibal on March 15, 2021 at 9:31 pm

    An overly eager entrepreneur forging digital shackles, to further enslave humanity…

  44. Sebastian Phizone on March 15, 2021 at 9:31 pm

    This technology, in the hands of a neurotic sociopath, is nothing short of a society living in perpetual fear.

  45. Khurram Mughal on March 15, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    As in same feild of cctv but u guys r way beyond rest .. super accomplished congrats n hope you get ur goals soon n let world see through u what the didn’t seen yet … congrats

  46. Benjamin B on March 15, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    There is no point is bashing this guy. If he doesn’t, someone will. You can’t stop the future. It’s up to us to restrict how it’s used by governments because they will ALWAYS get their hands on the latest and greatest.

  47. vic on March 15, 2021 at 9:37 pm

    But can it say bless you.

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