1.8 Gigapixel ARGUS Is World’s Highest Resolution Video Surveillance Platform By DARPA


Video: duration is 4 mins 40 secs. Author: Weed Worxs Welcome to the new world where everything you do will be on surveillance. As the public worries about invasion of privacy issues from small remote controlled aircraft, here’s a real drone —you’ll never see— with a much better view of everything you do.

This is the partially declassified A.R.G.U.S. program. 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.

ARGUS can see something in detail from a declassified elevation of 17,500 feet. My math isn’t the greatest but that’s 17,495 feet of camera zoom! […]

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