Surveillance

Surveillance is the monitoring of the behavior, activities, or other changing information, usually of people for the purpose of influencing, managing, directing, or protecting. It is sometimes done in a surreptitious manner and it most usually refers to observation of individuals or groups by government organizations. Find surveillance solutions here.

Orbbec has debuted a series of new 3D cameras and a processor with advanced features capable of supporting biometric deployments in…

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Open letter urges strong regulation on AI and biometrics by European Commission

European Digital Rights (EDRi), an association of civil and human rights organizations, along with 61 other civil society organizations is…

 

Biometrics researchers play too fast and loose with flashy findings — study

As a rule, the more huffery in coverage of exciting biometric research, the more puffery will be found when really…

 

EU Citizens Initiative calls for ban on biometric mass surveillance systems

A European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI), ‘Civil society initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices,’ has been registered by…

 

Biometric smart city, rail token and background check projects roll out in India

A biometric smart city project being implemented in the Indian city of Gurugram will see its first phase wind up…

 

Facial recognition CCTV system goes live in Myanmar, prepared in India

A total of 335 cameras with face recognition capabilities went live last week in the Myanmar capital of Naypyitaw, Myanmar…

 

More ‘Uighur alarms’ found in China — this time an Alibaba face biometrics feature

It sounds like the set up for a grade school racist joke. China’s dominant e-commerce firm Alibaba reportedly offers a…

 

Huawei allegedly partnered on more biometric ethnicity-tracking systems

Reports have surfaced about Huawei’s partnerships with companies that further implicate the company in collaboration on discriminatory surveillance product development…

 

IARPA launches tender opportunity for ‘whole-body’ biometric identification from a distance

A new contract opportunity for ‘whole-body’ biometric technology to identify people from long range and elevated platforms like watchtowers or…

 

Huawei accused of using ethnicity-based biometrics to develop alert for Chinese authorities

In a development that might finally get U.S. biometrics firms to walk the corporate-responsibility talk when it comes to how…

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