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ARGUS Surveillance Camera: 1 million terabytes a day saved forever

ARGUS is the worlds highest resolution camera. 1 million terabytes a day saved forever. Five thousand hours of video surveillance. Saved. All funded by DARPA.

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The ARGUS array is made up of several cameras and other types of imaging systems. The output of the imaging system is used to create extremely large, 1.8GP high-resolution mosaic images and video.

The U.S. Army, along with
Boeing, has developed and is preparing to deploy a new unmanned aircraft called the “Hummingbird.” It’s is a VTOL-UAS (vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial system). Three of them are being deployed to Afghanistan for a full year to survey and spy on Afghanistan from an altitude of 20,000 feet with the ability to scan 25 square miles of ground surface.