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.

Cameras deep inside Palestine’s West Bank with facial recognition from Israeli biometrics company AnyVision allow authorities in Israel to identify…

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Google responds to leak of audio data from AI assistant reviewer

A language reviewer under contract to Google to analyze samples of voice data collected by its Google Assistant software has…

 

Changing privacy and data protection laws could change casino biometrics use

Casinos in the U.S. have used facial recognition since the 1990s, but those deployments may have to be adjusted based…

 

Lawmakers call for new restrictions on U.S. federal agency access to state biometric data

Several U.S. lawmakers are calling for regulations to govern the use of state databases for biometric facial recognition searches by…

 

EU considers banning facial biometrics for public surveillance, Moscow touts gains, Detroit delays

The European Union will consider restricting or even banning biometric facial recognition use in public surveillance systems, after an independent…

 

VSBLTY to provide facial biometrics for Smart City partnership in Latin America

VSBLTY Groupe has partnered with “intelligent lighting” provider Energetika to integrate biometric facial recognition and other security technologies with Smart…

 

Competing safety and rights concerns motivate facial biometrics deployments and pushback

Officials with New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority are considering their options for deploying security cameras, possibly with facial recognition capabilities,…

 

Amazon patents “surveillance-as-a-service” as critics express concerns with Ring footage sharing

Amazon has patented “Surveillance-as-a-Service” technology based on drones with photographic, video, infrared, thermal, night-vision, and audio capabilities, Smart Cities Dive…

 

OmniVision launches new sensor for edge facial biometrics with 4 MP resolution

OmniVision Technologies has announced the launch of a new 2.9 micron pixel image sensor with 4 megapixel (MP) resolution to…

 

IDEMIA launches new video analytics application

IDEMIA announced the launch of its video analytics application Augmented Vision which supports security officers in identifying persons of interest…

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