How To: Make an Infrared Mask to Hide Your Face from Cameras

Make an Infrared Mask to Hide Your Face from Cameras

This how-to video shows how you can hack a standard baseball cap into a cool invisible IR mask to hide your face from cameras anywhere, and look perfectly normal to the human eye! You have to admire a technically accomplished hacker. Now don't go out a rob a bank or anything. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to camera-proof your face with a creepy infrared mask.

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Yeah like im going to wear a hat with a bunch of LEDs sticking out of it.

You can put the LEDs in the letter designs on a hat, so that it looks like it's supposed to be that way. You could even get a light-up LED hat and just replace the existing LEDs with IR equivalents.

This will only work on cameras set to night vision, And even then it only is true "effective" when it's pointed right at the camera. On any digital camera, video or otherwise, this won't work. The reason is that digital cameras (most of them) have IR filters since the receptors are extremely sensitive to IR. IR filter means little to no IR light gets through, making this project moot.

that is quite possibly the most stupid-ass idea I have ever seen. What an idiot.

Actually it works on any camera, I have a few IR LEDs and have tried this out on digital cameras before and they show up, if you have enough of them they will produce an intense beam of light to cover a face, go learn how electronics work before leaving your smart ass comments on here, you know nothing!

i don't think it will work.

Yeah, it works on low grade security cameras,web cameras,digital cameras and really well on cell phone cameras. Point your television remote at your cellular phone while in camera mode and press any button on the remote - it's how i tell if the remotes not programmed or if the batteries are dead when i'm setting up someones home entertainment system.

Works on my Digital Video camera, although it doesn't blind as much with the night vision off

A lot of digital cameras have IR filters, so you would get seen anyway.

I had seen this debunked on youtube with multiple cameras and it didn't work.

i worked that one out 20 years ago, ir leds in police hats,helmets,cars,hill walkers,skiers,fishers,stolen cars,just about any thing that would help the police an rescue chopper cams do there job well, it would use the same type of tv remote codes to id the user, a cam with text decoder would id the

Wait, what? How does that have any relevance here? IR LEDs are not magically coded so that they can be identified. Yes, one can use them to send coded signals, but that requires circuitry in the background to generate those signals.

What do you expect from someone who doesn't understand capital letters?

Hey, can someone tell me if dis LED look maka me a blood or a crip? Da' be a glowin red man...

hey v can do this with out a cap. i mean v can fix LEds in our hairs..!!!!!!

we used to do this type of thing on the back of our motorcycles like 12 yrs ago, put 2 clusters of 20 ir leds right above the license plate. the older dash cams in cop cars, and the older speed cameras did not have ir filters, but with modern digital means of lightening images, these tricks are useless nowadays, dont waste your time, and definately dont depend on it to work!

ive got a better idea, how bout you just pull the bill of your gay ass sean john hat down over your face like most people that wear sean john hats do, and just say fck the leds

Learn to use capital letters, then try again.

I wonder if Infra-Red would work with Speed Cameras :P Stick a load in your number plate...

waste of time !!!!!!!

Uh people... literally just do what Indecipherable said. I used my digital cable remote on my LG Vue cellphone camera and it sure as sh!t works just fine. I'm sure only a percentage of cameras are affected by the IR, but that's probably well over 50%. And honestly, most security cameras ARE STILL low grade #$%@. Unless you're trying to break into CIA headquarters, you've got a damned good chance the camera is garbage. Certainly I would take "extra precautions," but some version of this could be very useful.


Wont work modern camera's have infrared filters built in

Sorry only just bothered to read other comments lol :)


Neuropipa's camera has Jedi powers. This system has to be upgraded.

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Hmm. I just checked on Chrome with Flash 11 on a Mac at it works fine for me.

So let me get this straight you guys are worried about surveillance and you are using google chrome? Get the fuck, tards.

now lets apply this idea the wrong direction. Let's say your holding up a convenience store instead of going basic video to see your face, you now have to rely on the clerks perfect recollection of your face and is able to accurately describe what you look like

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