CCTV spooks to be spied upon by gaze-tracking webcams

A reader writes, "You couldn't make this up: Cameras are being turned on the people paid to watch CCTV streams, to note which bits of surveillance footage they didn't see.

The system developed in Turkey uses webcams to track a person's eye movements and can then produce an edited reel of footage that they didn't see at the end of their shift."

Privacy campaigners may enjoy the irony if the gaze-tracking system comes to be regarded as intrusive by CCTV operators – who could fear that employers will use it to dispense with their services if they consistently miss too much on-screen skulduggery.

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