Source: Polly Mosendz, The Wire (News from the Atlantic)
Chicago was the setting for Ubisoft's hit game, Watch Dogs. The creators told The Wire they choose Chicago because it has more surveillance cameras than any other city in the country, tying perfectly into their theme of a hero using a hacked central operating system as a weapon. While Chicago has never had an operating system quite like the one in the video game world, reality is moving closer to Ubisoft's fiction with their most recent city development. By the end of the year, Chicago will have as many as fifty sensors on light poles, tracking everything from humidity and air quality to noise level.