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Biometric Update regularly authors news about video surveillance. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning video surveillance. More topics may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.


Researchers find biometric, biographical and location data of thousands of China’s school children unprotected online

A database of Chinese school children’s faces and their locations on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. servers has been found online…


Biometric surveillance, access control and workforce management on display at Intersec 2020

Vivotek has partnered with CyberLink to equip its IP surveillance solutions with CyberLink’s FaceMe AI facial recognition engine. The Taiwanese…


EU considers 5-year facial recognition ban for public spaces

The European Union is considering a five-year ban on biometric facial recognition in public areas to figure out how to…


France looks to establish legal framework to deploy biometric video surveillance

French officials are looking into a legal framework to deploy public video surveillance embedded with facial recognition technology, writes RFI….


Face biometrics deployed for train station security in Asia, Germans pushback on public surveillance

Osaka Metro in Japan started testing in December a facial recognition solution that lets people take the train just by…


Smart city spending climbs along with deep reservations by residents

Citizen protests and lawsuits notwithstanding, municipalities around the world are rushing to install surveillance systems marketed as smart city technology….


Police and ICE facial biometrics system in San Diego shut down to comply with new state law

If proponents of the use of biometric facial recognition systems by law enforcement agencies were hoping for a big boost…


Global sales of video surveillance equipment projected to surpass $20 billion this year

Nothing is slowing the growth of video surveillance technology. Not spotty economic growth around the globe, or even the ongoing…


Autonomous robot uses facial recognition to track construction site progress

British company Casta Spes Technologies (CST) has created Ziva, an autonomous two-wheeled robot that uses biometric facial recognition technology for…


New York MTA sued over alleged use of biometric surveillance tech in subway

New York privacy watchdog the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project (STOP) filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on…

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