Watching Hal

Posted by Jet

We had scout round Hal’s place last Friday.  Planning to put in some cameras and capture his life for all to see.  Hal needs to be more than just skimming through peep culture, we want to dunk him into it a bit more.  So the man from the surveillance camera company comes in with a lovely binder and colour digital pictures and I spy the quote – it’s about $13,000!!!!  Uhh… no.

We check out the house and then Hal reveals that actually W has only been told and its a NO to her being recognizable on the camera.  Hmmm… not going to get face recognition software – so how to handle this? 

Hal shows us his basement – and voila!  We decide that we will try to immerse him in the basement and cut him off from his W.  Of course the issue on this is how to make sure he stays down there…. I wonder if those alert ankle bracelets for criminals serving time at home might be available.

Long and short the CCTV cameras would be good, but ultimately how are we going to capture the information and serve it back out to the PeepCast??  The ip cameras look like a good bet now – but again, can we handle 5 cameras?  Who has better upload speed?  All in all, we have too much information to push up a domestic service… Am now flailing around the internet trying to figure out how much we might be able to shove up the “pipe” and how to make that “pipe” as big as possible… Realise that I need to leave my cosy desk and get to a Chinatown computer shop to figure this out.   Watch this space…



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