Surveillance technology is experiencing somewhat of a bonanza these days. There's facial recognition, gait and voice recognition, not to mention all the mind-reading EEG neuro sensors that are popping up at trade shows. All great if you're Johnny Law or some intrusive advertising schmuck trying to stay one step ahead of the curve, but for Joe Schmo who wants to keep some modicum of privacy, what to do?
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Well, if anti-drone hoodies are too hoi polloi for your tastes and you demand a bit more haute couture out of your anti-surveillance wardrobe, then designers Lisa Kori Chung and Caitlin Morris have the threads you're looking for. Both researchers at Fabrica, an Italian communications institute, the duo have designed Anti-NIS accessories that detect meddlesome networks and remind wearers they're being watched.
"When a scan is detected, the accessories provoke a reaction that will demand the wearer's attention, changing their current brain activity patterns and affording a moment of privacy through camouflage," explains the project's website.