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.

Biometrics and other video technologies are commonly focused on delivering deterrence, providing reassurance, ensuring compliance, undertaking reviews, informing and enabling…

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Serb biometric surveillance raising alarms; Chinese systems play into regional insecurities

A small online publisher in far southern Europe reports that individual privacy rights are being ignored in Serbia as advanced…

 

Cisco buys Modcam, NXP adds GLOW as companies smarten up edge devices with biometrics

Up and down the edge device value chain, companies are buying and building technology needed to add biometric smarts to…

 

Edgeworx, Nvidia, BriefCam pitch value of edge biometrics and analytics during a pandemic

The COVID pandemic has resulted in a huge emphasis on implementing video surveillance, biometric facial recognition and other applications for…

 

Hikvision claims to have phased out minority recognition in biometric surveillance software

Chinese company Hikvision has confirmed offering minority recognition software based on face biometrics at a given point, but says the…

 

Cities in China most watched by CCTV surveillance, new face biometrics systems for Moscow and Spain

There are 770 million public CCTV surveillance cameras in the world’s 150 largest cities by population, and 54 percent of…

 

Vsblty, Teralight the latest to target Smart Cities opportunity with biometric surveillance, analytics

Vsblty Groupe Technologies Corp., a provider of biometrics and other security and retail marketing technology, announced a partnership with Teralight Group,…

 

Most secrecy about biometric surveillance of Covid-19 is harmful

Warnings about how biometric surveillance tools are being used to suppress transmission of Covid-19 continue to mount. A recent paper…

 

Congress pushes back on White House stonewalling about biometric spying on protesters

The White House and House of Representatives are digging in for a lengthy fight over the legitimacy of digital surveillance…

 

Biometrics oversight or toothless red tape? NYPD subject to new surveillance disclosure rules

Police use of biometric facial recognition and other surveillance technologies will have to go through new scrutiny, after New York…

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