How absolutely insane is the world, when it takes George Orwell’s warning of surveillance, creates the environment, and then names it after him. This system is in over 1600 schools in Russia, and if it’s successful, it will likely join people in other places worldwide. No, nothing creepy, scary, or depressing about this intrusion into our lives.
The system will keep the lucky kids safe by following their movements and spotting outsiders lurking on school premises, the newspaper reports.
The platform identifies targets from video and thermal imaging streams using algorithms developed by tech firm Elvees Neotech.