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Wavestore predicts high demand for facial recognition software in 2013

The facial recognition software market appears to be poised for huge growth next year. In an article that appeared in…

 

U.S. Government Spends $832,000 on TrapWire

Recent WikiLeaks documents have revealed that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security paid US$832,000 to deploy Trapwire surveillance in Washington,…

 

Alabama to require biometric scans for prison visitors

The Alabama Department of Corrections has implemented a new policy that requires visitors to state prisons to have their fingerprint…

 

UK nightclub uses biometrics to control entry

The Underground, a nightclub in Dundee, Scotland, recently installed biometric fingerprint scanners for first time visitors to prove they are…

 

Anonymous releases TrapWire video, plans global protest

Hacktivist group Anonymous has released a video describing how people can avoid being tracked by surveillance cameras and facial recognition…

 

Police to use behavior recognition systems at RNC

Tampa police will be using “behavior recognition” surveillance cameras and specialized software at the Republican National Convention. The software, designed…

 

The Trouble with TrapWire

Over the past week, the press and the Twitterverse has been running rampant with stories about TrapWire, the counter-terrorism technology…

 

Anonymous Taps MacGyver, Tackles Facial Recognition in Latest Video

Hacktivist group Anonymous has released another ominous video, and this time it’s about thwarting biometric facial recognition systems with a…

 

U.S. surveillance system shopped to national security agencies

New e-mail correspondence released by WikiLeaks reveals that TrapWire, supplier of a controversial U.S. security surveillance system, intended to sign…

 

Florida school district contemplates using biometric systems

Principals of several school districts in Florida are seriously considering the installation of biometric scanners for schools, bus and other…

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