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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.

 

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…

 

School security summit pushes object and facial recognition tech, leans on humans

On the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court made it easier to carry a concealed firearm, a panel including…

 

Biometrics community breaks down details of AI Act proposals in EAB workshop

One interesting point of consensus arising at the European Association for Biometrics’ (EAB’s) Artificial Intelligence Act Workshop 2022 is that…

 

Biometric surveillance normalization in China could spread, Brookings warns

A new investigation by the New York Times has revealed how China is conducting biometric mass surveillance on a scale…

 

U of Nebraska prepares to do whole-body biometric recognition from far-off sensors

Researchers in the U.S. state of Nebraska are preparing for biometric experiments to test facial and whole-body recognition. The Defense…

 

Russia tries to revive twice-bumped biometric surveillance net, put it near Ukraine

A biometric surveillance system that was only partially built across Russia before being shut down might get a new life…

 

Adelaide considers CCTV system with facial recognition as calls for regulation intensify

New deployments of facial recognition technology continue to raise questions in Australia, as experts call for changes to privacy law…

 

Amazon Ring still bothers senator and BIPA sparks another suit against the company

Nascar has left turns and sunburns. British royals have questionable hats and another palace somewhere. Japan has stuffed subways and…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner offers praise, caution after gov’s police oversight reversal

The UK Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson approves of the government’s decision to not delegate oversight of police…

 

‘Hope’ in the UK that Chinese surveillance cameras will be ripped out of public networks

The China biometric surveillance story gets grimmer with every investigation, report and news story. Angst is growing among some in…

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