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.

 

COVID-19’s not-so-strange biometrics bedfellows in Eurasia

COVID-19 appears to be accelerating the warming of relations between the world’s biggest authoritarian nations, Russia and China. The practical…

 

Former Apple contractor blows whistle again over non-enforcement of privacy violation allegations

Apple whistleblower Thomas le Bonniec has written to data protection authorities throughout Europe, suggesting that EU privacy laws are not…

 

CyberLink to provide edge facial biometrics to businesses with two new partnerships

CyberLink will integrate its FaceMe Security biometric facial recognition with leading server solutions provider ASA Computers’ technology under a newly-formed partnership,…

 

Camera-makers and Microsoft work to enable edge COVID-19 prevention processing with installed base

Smart cameras equipped with computer vision could help enforce mask-wearing and social distancing by detecting people violating them and sending…

 

U.S. Army leverages biometrics and contact tracing to contain COVID-19 among personnel

Contact tracing and biometric data have helped reduce the COVID-19 infection rate in U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys, which is reporting…

 

Researchers look for biometric systems’ blind spots

Deer really do get confused by headlights, rendered unable to recognize an oncoming car for what it is — a…

 

EU civil society group calls for ban on public surveillance biometrics as privacy authorities issue warnings

European Digital Rights (EDRi) has published a paper demanding the European Commission and EU Member States institute a ban on…

 

NNTC upgrades biometric software for AR smart glasses for scale and 5G

UAE-based developer NNTC has upgraded its biometric facial recognition system for Vuzix AR glasses to allow hundreds of wearable devices or…

 

UK biometrics watchdog raises surveillance risks; Yoti outlines alternative immunity passport

A pair of UK authorities have staked out positions on the increasing use of biometrics, with one making recommendations for…

 

No revolution for biometric face-scanning regulations in China

An analysis of China’s regulatory posture finds “tentative progress” has been made in protecting some biometric data captured by government…

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