There are currently 770 million surveillance cameras in place around the world. More are being added every day and the number of such cameras is expected to top 1 billion within two years.
There are more surveillance cameras in China than anywhere else in the world.
However, there are already 70 million of them in the United States today. That’s one camera for every 4.6 Americans.
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