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.

China retains its status as the country with the most face biometrics-based surveillance in a new report. Research service Comparitech analyzed…

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Biometric laser systems are here. Where is the responsible control?

Imagine a kid playing connect-the-dots, racing along to reveal, maybe, a duckling or a fire truck or a flower. But…

 

China easily gets around US biometrics bans in Uyghur region — report

It is illegal and unethical for U.S. firms to sell DNA sequencers to police in China’s Xinjiang territory, yet according…

 

Dialogue informing biometrics regulation just getting started, says Ada Lovelace panel

The role of ethics, law, and public comfort in the development of regulation and governance for biometrics, and facial recognition…

 

UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner highlights best practice code certification

Fraser Sampson has taken the opportunity of the first edition of his newsletter as UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner…

 

Some in biometric surveillance industry think Uyghur-targeting vendors are getting a pass

If the Security Industry Association was expecting a pat on the back for booting from its ranks a surveillance system…

 

Chinese facial recognition deployments in India, Europe prompt warnings

Chinese-made surveillance projects including biometrics have accelerated in India in recent years, which were developed in the aftermath of terror…

 

New York Surveillance City: 15K cameras can feed facial recognition systems

Amnesty International has released the results of a crowdsourced investigation into surveillance in New York City which found that the…

 

Engineer sees through-the-wall surveillance as a net good — and very possible

An industry insider’s view of today’s surveillance and rescue systems that see through walls, published last week, will offer hope…

 

Listening better and identifying from farther away — US intel agency touts new programs

The U.S. government is teasing a couple of technologies it is pursuing for intelligence gathering teams, at least one of…

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