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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.

 

Herta adds real-time dashboard to video retail analytics

Herta Security has updated its BioMarketing video analysis solution to introduce a control panel to deliver information about the behavior…

 

EU blankets borders with surveillance tech to deter refugees: investigation

A new investigation by The Guardian has shed light on several high-tech surveillance biometrics and deterrent systems deployed by some…

 

NEC developing small-footprint object recognition for edge video systems

Faster and more efficient object recognition is the promise of new technology being developed by NEC Corporation. The upcoming video…

 

Rostec turns behavior analytics development to ‘smart’ anti-riot surveillance system

Rostec State Corporation is reportedly developing a new anti-riot surveillance system that will feature artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities running on…

 

Western nations not as focused on offensive/defensive use of face biometrics

Spies of the Western democracies are being hemmed in by adversaries’ biometric surveillance while their governments are being outspent and…

 

Mass biometric surveillance in the EU: private sector opportunity or tightening restrictions?

The Council of the EU intends to simplify rules around the use of mass biometric surveillance by law enforcement and…

 

Chinese province to use facial recognition to track foreign journalists and others

Chinese firm Neusoft, backed by Huawei’s cloud services, has won a tender from the government of China’s central Henan province…

 

Macau expands facial recognition on surveillance system used in one-third of investigations

Macau’s police are using a public surveillance system frequently in criminal investigations, according to comments from the special administrative region’s…

 

Due process questions dominate proposed biometrics law and state supreme court cases

Privacy advocates are focusing on proposed state-wide biometrics restrictions in Massachusetts and a Michigan Supreme Court case specifically dealing with…

 

Incoming German gov backs EU ban on AI public facial recognition, social scoring

The coalition formed by the recent general election in Germany is to add its weight to EU proposals to ban…

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