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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, Russia, India: facial recognition surveillance projects far from the capitals

Unmanned police surveillance vehicles patrol a city in Xinjiang, a Russian city in the Arctic Circle deploys a powerful facial…

 

Princeton Identity offers advice for biometric upgrades to commercial real estate

Biometric identity solutions can be part of a premium experience for commercial property tenants and their visitors, according to Princeton…

 

Biometrics Institute members say linked databases threaten public trust

The main public concern around biometrics is that linked databases could lead to mass surveillance, more than 70 percent of…

 

India’s RailTel plans facial recognition deployment at over 6K stations

India’s railways operator has unveiled a massive planned expansion of facial recognition camera systems across the country, eventually expected to…

 

Myanmar expands facial recognition-ready surveillance ‘safe cities’

Myanmar is creating five more ‘safe city’ surveillance schemes across the country using technology from the Chinese firms Dahua, Huawei…

 

Carnegie Mellon draft policy would allow biometric surveillance on campus

Campus police would be allowed to use biometric surveillance on campus for criminal investigations under a new draft policy. The…

 

Biometric healthcare monitoring solution designed for automotive use

A new approach to biometric sensors from Hyundai comes amid growing concern over security for increasingly smart cars. Whether autonomous…

 

UN Human Rights Committee expected to question Ireland’s plans for facial recognition

Irish officials may be questioned over the country’s plans for facial recognition technology for surveillance during a session with the…

 

Facial recognition in casinos under scrutiny in Australia after complaint against retailers

Casinos in Australia have fallen under scrutiny for the lack of regulation around their use of face biometrics technologies to…

 

Russia uses its facial recognition system to show reporters who’s the boss

In a nation where journalists who refuse to take the Kremlin’s line are sometimes murdered, news of reporters being surveilled…

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