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.

Diffuse and sporadic efforts globally to stop governments from using biometric systems to indiscriminately identify people in public are becoming…

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Alarm systems upgraded with Facewatch biometric facial recognition for workplace security

Monitor Computer Systems has partnered with Facewatch to provide the Sentinel alarm monitoring system with facial biometrics to strengthen workplace…

 

Can Sony bring Edge AI and software subscription together to advance biometric ID?

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an urgent need in the biometrics market for identification systems that can support evolving requirements…

 

U.S. DoD says Hikvision tied to China’s military

It was a secret list everyone in Washington and Beijing knew about. The list spotlighted hidden government sponsorship of firms…

 

Metro facial biometrics, emotion, gender detection system legitimacy disputed in Brazil court

Digital rights advocate Access Now is calling for a ban on biometric data processing used for mass surveillance in public…

 

Human rights advocates criticize biometric surveillance systems in Belgrade, São Paulo

Belgrade-based human rights non-profit SHARE Foundation has investigated the 2019 partnership between the Serbian government and tech giant Huawei, which…

 

Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

 

U.S. DNA firm Thermo Fisher reportedly still helping China tamp unrest, crime

Researchers in Australia allege that biometric technology from a U.S. firm is still being used in China to indiscriminately catalog…

 

Herta Security awarded by European Commission for biometric innovation to contain COVID-19

The European Commission has recognized Herta Security‘s crowd-monitoring system with real-time face biometrics and crowd behavior analysis with the “COVID-19…

 

Panasonic i-PRO introduces automated video identity redaction solution

Panasonic Public Safety Solutions Division, part of Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions, is now offering an identity redaction tool which automates…

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