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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…

 

Video surveillance systems and services market to reach $36.28B by 2018

The video surveillance systems and services market is set to reach $36.28 billion by 2018, according to a new report…

 

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…

 

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 spending on big data to grow exponentially

Biometrics Research Group, Inc. has observed that national security and military applications are driving a large proportion of “Big Data”…

 

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…

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