PirateEye is watching you.
With $5 million in funding from the major studios, the surveillance company with the Orwellian undertones hopes to help theaters crack down on piracy.
It installs five-inch cameras weighing as little 14.5 pounds in movie theaters that send out beams of light to capture three to six seats at a time on film.
The company is primarily installing its cameras at premieres and press screenings, Brian Dunn, chief executive officer of PirateEye, said at a presentation at the exhibition trade show CinemaCon on Wednesday,
The goal is to make bag checks and metal detectors obsolete at these events. ...