Detroit Surveillance Cameras Can Read Watches

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http://www.freep.com/news/metro/dreamcruise/2003/mwend13_20030813.htm Surveillance cameras being used this year at a Michigan driving event known as the Woodward Dream Cruise are irking privacy advocates, says Detroit Free Press columnist Mike Wendland. He says that six remote-controlled surveillance cameras have been set up to transmit live video images of crowd and traffic conditions to handheld and laptop computers carried by cops. In a system provided by GigaTrans, the Detroit-based wireless Internet company, Wendland says that a police officer . . .

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