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.

 

Disclosures show crowd-scanning facial recognition system tested by U.S.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security tested a crowd-scanning facial recognition system last year, called the Biometric Optical Surveillance System (BOSS), following…

 

U.S. government illegally spying, audit confirms

A top secret internal audit conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA) found the agency broke its own privacy rules and…

 

Paxton access control software supports ViRDI fingerprint readers

Paxton’s Net2 access control software now integrates with Genie CCTV‘s ViRDI biometric reader range. According to the company, Genie CCTV’s BIOMERGE-PX software…

 

Big Government will exploit Big Data

Big government is increasingly exploiting “Big Data” to track U.S. citizens at unprecedented rates without effective oversight. Big Data is…

 

ZKTeco launches embedded facial recognition IP camera

ZKVision, ZKTeco’s division focused on biometric technology, has launched a new embedded facial recognition high-performance intelligent HD IP camera. According…

 

Vision-Box deploys surveillance system in Fortaleza ahead of FIFA World Cup

Vision-Box has deployed a video surveillance system at the Arena Castelão Stadium in preparation for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in…

 

Fla. county looks to IBM facial recognition to keep sex offenders away from kids

The Miami-Dade County in Florida is set to test a facial recognition system from IBM in attempt to keep sex…

 

Cognitech Inc announces certification course on forensic video processing for end users

Cognitech Inc., has announced its upcoming Fall 2013 training and certification course on forensic video processing and forensic photo/video grammetry for…

 

Student designs facial recognition surveillance system to deter intruders

A product design student from Middlesex University has developed a unique security system which mimics a human eye and uses facial…

 

Increasing demand for video surveillance driving global VSaaS market: report

According to a new research report, the global video surveillance as a service (VSaaS) market is expected to grow at…

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