Prism Break

The year 2069 - New developments in quantum-computing pushed the processor requirements to a minimum, which in turn stepped up the capabilities of the - to that point somewhat sluggish - handhelds to unprecedented levels and speeds.
First and foremost this processing power was used for instant face recognition softwares, which allowed high-strata-consumers to scan their social environment for total transparency. This technology was primarily championed by the ever bigger 'Happy-Corporation'.
Their gigantic data-base allowed full and in-depth instant background checks and information (insta-scan), which – to most clients - was paramount in a general climate of insecurity and stealth dangers.