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.

 

Genetics specialist calls for crack down on DNA databases and biometric companies enabling repression

A call to crack down on companies selling DNA-profiling technologies to customers performing human rights abuses has been made in…

 

Surveillance cameras to reach 1 billion by 2021 as face biometrics for police, schools, retail roll out

There will be one billion surveillance cameras in operation around the world by 2021, up nearly 30 percent from 770…

 

U.S. presidential Democratic candidates fear facial recognition, push for strict regulation

Facial recognition technology is a hot topic around every corner, with debates ranging from concerns about racial bias and disparity,…

 

Facial recognition avoided by Spanish smart city project, planned in Dominican, Indonesia, Brazil

Police in Marbella, Spain are using computer vision analysis of gait, clothes gender, and hair color, but not biometric facial…

 

Biometric hardware revenues forecast to hit $19B by 2024 on access control and camera growth

Growth in access control equipment, body-worn cameras, and surveillance cameras will drive global revenues in biometric hardware to $19 billion…

 

Standards for biometric surveillance being drafted for ITU by Chinese businesses

Technology companies based in China are working to shape United Nations’ standards for facial recognition, video monitoring, and surveillance of…

 

Vsblty to provide biometric technology for ZA smart city projects as shape of future projects considered

Vsblty has announced a pair of security deployments as part of safe community initiatives in South Africa, including biometric facial…

 

European interest in facial recognition and other Chinese tech balances U.S. absence at Shenzhen event

A record 44 delegations from countries including Russia, Iran, Hungary, Austria, Sweden were present this year at China’s Hi-Tech Fair…

 

Hacked public Wi-Fi provider now in charge of facial recognition server network in Moscow

Maxima Telecom, a Russian technology company that offers free public Wi-Fi in Moscow and St. Petersburg, will also be responsible…

 

Viisights secures $10M to strengthen behavioral recognition systems for real-time video

AI technology developer Viisights has raised $10 million in Series-A funding that will be spent on further developing behavioral recognition…

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