America welcomes a new brand of intelligent street lighting: energy saving, long life, with LCD screens for displaying advertisements. And they can spy on citizens as George Orwell could not even see her in the worst nightmare.
At a price of more than three thousand dollars each, according to reportage ABC, such systems have already been deployed in Detroit, Chicago and Pittsburgh, and may be coming soon across the country like mushrooms after rain. Part Intellistreets systems manufactured by Illuminating Concepts, it includes some of the "application of national security."
Each system has a microprocessor "is essentially the same iPhone», supporting wireless communications. Each system can take photos of people and calculate the police with a digital camera to record conversations of passersby and even give voice commands through the built-in speaker.
Ron Harwood, president and founder of Illuminating Concepts, said that was considered such a system after the attacks of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. It "works with national security" in order to realize his dream to make people "more informed and safe." "The system is a Big Brother on steroids" — says site InfoWars.com, which sees Intellistreets serious threat to privacy.