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.

 

Homeland Security to test BOSS facial recognition at junior hockey game

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will test its crowd-scanning facial recognition system, known as the Biometric Optical Surveillance System, or…

 

Physical security market to reach $85.51 billion in 2018

New research suggests the physical security market, which has been valued at $55.59 billion in 2013, will grow to $85.51…

 

Facebook discloses government data requests

In a bid to be more transparent, Facebook has begun to publish the number of requests it receives from governments for user…

 

FST21 raises $5M to increase US distribution

FST21 America has raised $5 million for its facial and voice recognition surveillance system. Reported in the Washington Post, the company…

 

Luxand updates facial recognition SDK, adds Android, iOS support

Luxand has announced a major update to its facial recognition SDK, FaceSDK, which now supports iOS and Android platforms. Among the…

 

NSA illegally collected data with wide surveillance reach

This week, the U.S. Government officially released declassified documents that show that the National Security Agency was illegally collecting a broad…

 

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…

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