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.

Russian daily RiaNovosti recently interviewed a pair of biometrics company executives about the facial recognition system Moscow is planning to…

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New York landlords and police uses of facial recognition challenged

A bill has been introduced in New York State Senate to block landlords from deploying biometric facial recognition systems on…

 

San Francisco passes ban on police and city use of public facial biometrics

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors approved a ban on public biometric facial recognition use by police and other city departments…

 

Long distance imaging and partial-image facial biometrics raise new possibilities

A team of researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China in Shanghai have developed technology capable of…

 

Oakland considers banning public facial recognition use as San Francisco police amendments accepted

Oakland may not be far behind San Francisco in banning facial biometrics use by city departments, GovTech reports. The Oakland…

 

Shanghai deploys smart city system with biometric facial recognition from Alibaba

Shanghai has deployed Alibaba Group Holding’s City Brain public surveillance system with 1,100 biometric facial recognition cameras and drones to…

 

Facial biometric security systems deployed to Brazil stadiums hosting Copa America soccer games

All six stadiums hosting matches in the upcoming Copa America soccer tournament in Brazil will be equipped with biometric facial…

 

AnyVision partners with Synectics to offer facial recognition with intelligent security systems

Security surveillance company Synectics has reached a partnership agreement with AnyVision to integrate biometric facial recognition with its Synergy 3…

 

Megvii accused of providing facial biometrics for repressive Chinese surveillance system

Human Rights Watch has identified Megvii’s Face++ as a supplier of biometric facial recognition technology for a mobile app used…

 

Controversy grows over Huawei privacy protections and state connections

The Central Intelligence Agency has informed intelligence services for allied “Five Eyes” nations (Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand)…

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