Question by bejabbers2003: why do “surveillance ” cameras produce such a grainy, unrecognizable image?
I mean i can Earthgoogle my house and recognize it and my car sitting outside in the drive way, wouldn’t you think that a so called security “surveillance” mounted a few feet away or above a suspect let’s say, in a store or bank robbery or something, be advanced enough to produce a “kodak” clear picture?…I’ve never seen one on television, at least, that would ever help me recognize anybody, Is the problem that i AM seeing it on television? i’m really confused about the effectiveness and seemingly lack of technology in these cameras…
Answer by WEIRDRELATIVES
It is because the lenses are bot as good as you would find at say a TV studio. Most of those are built rugged, for long use, not necessarily for crystal clear pictures. You can’t get a great picture with a bad lens, no matter how closer you are to it.
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