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


Restrictions closing in on facial recognition, biometric surveillance in public housing, Alameda, NYPD efforts

Earlier this month, U.S. presidential election Democratic candidates were asked to speak their mind about facial recognition. They were unanimously…


IPVM opens dedicated video testing facility to research facial recognition and other technologies

IPVM has opened a 12,000 square foot facility to expand its research and teaching capabilities with testing of video surveillance…


Another town bans government use of facial recognition, cites dubious inaccuracy claim

Facial recognition technology has been banned form government surveillance use in Brookline, making it the second town in Massachusetts, alongside…


Biometrics research briefs: gig economy, decline of KBA, security solutions and emotion analysis

The gig economy is impacting hiring practices and underscoring a need for comprehensive screening programs for new employees, including contingent…


Government action, facial biometrics and industry responsibility top identity news of the week

Numerous announcements were made this week of biometric deployments and implementations, for airports, retail security, and national digital ID programs….


World Bank accused of unknowingly funding China’s biometric surveillance in Xinjiang

Was China’s surveillance state built with World Bank loans? According to official procurement documents, China tried to use the World…


Senators make their case for proposed U.S. facial biometrics law at Brookings

A recent panel discussion was hosted by the Brookings Institute to discuss how the U.S. government and law enforcement officials…


China lead in global facial recognition surveillance market examined as rights concerns mount

Biometric facial recognition companies from China are gaining an advantage from having the largest home market and being willing to…


Surveillance cameras to reach 1 billion by 2021 as face biometrics for police, schools, retail roll out

There will be one billion surveillance cameras in operation around the world by 2021, up nearly 30 percent from 770…


Facial recognition avoided by Spanish smart city project, planned in Dominican, Indonesia, Brazil

Police in Marbella, Spain are using computer vision analysis of gait, clothes gender, and hair color, but not biometric facial…

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