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Hikvision Chairman Warns Of AI New Entrants Victimizing Customers

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Hikvision chairman Chen Zongnian has warned that customers will become “victims” of AI hype from new industry entrants, even saying such newcomers will leave nothing behind except for “chicken feathers” (i.e., a Chinese expression for nothing). ...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

Massive Leak Of Chinese VMS Provider Exposes Xinjiang Surveillance

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A subsidiary of China’s claimed largest VMS provider is tracking the precise location and ethnicity of millions in China’s Xinjiang region, according to a massive data leak. The news made headlines around the world, in large part due to a growing...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Casino Surveillance Pro Interview: James Lathrop

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James Lathrop has been working in casinos for almost 25 years. During that time, he says he has held "just about every job you can do in the casino," including Surveillance Technician, Surveillance Observer, Surveillance Manager,  Security Shift M...

By Dan Gelinas - 3 months ago

Intersec 2019 Show Report

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The 2019 Intersec show, held annually in Dubai, is now complete. IPVM attended for 3 days, interviewing numerous Chinese and Western video surveillance manufacturers. Inside this report, we examine: Infinova "We Belong to USA" Axis On AI Hy...

By Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

NYPD Refutes False SCMP Hikvision Story

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The NYPD has refuted the SCMP Hikvision story, the Voice of America has reported. On January 11, 2018, the SCMP alleged that the NYPD was using Hikvision's facial recognition, specifically calling out the River Park Towers. This was obviously f...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

The False SCMP Story on Hikvision NYC AI

In the past week, one of Asia's largest publications, the South China Morning Post (SCMP), posted an article about "Chinese [facial recognition] technology" (i.e. Hikvision) being used by the NY city police department. The problem is - the story ...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

CES 2019 Show Report

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IPVM was at CES 2019 for the second year (see our CES 2018 Show Final Report) and is reporting on announcements and interesting news from the show floors. This show report includes: Review of major new announcements at the show Drop in Chin...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

IPVM Best New Products 2019 Opened - 70+ Entrants

The inaugural IPVM Best New Product Awards has been opened - the industry's first and only program where the awards are not pay-to-play and the awarding organization does extensive testing to evaluate products awarded. 70+ Entrants Listed (So F...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

CyberExtruder Face Recognition Profile

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CyberExtruder offers 3D modeling face recognition software that they say provides quicker and more accurate matches than other 2D face recognition solutions. We spoke with CyberExtruder to better understand their approach and how their offerings...

By Sean Patton - 5 months ago

Foolish Strategy: OEMing Facial Recognition

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Almost as 'hot' as face recognition marketing right now is OEMing facial recognition. Last year, they were a who's who of company's with backdoors, now they are world leading computer vision experts. The strategy now though is OEM face recogniti...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Akuvox Intercom Profile

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Akuvox, a Chinese manufacturer of VoIP products, is expanding heavily into Video Intercom products with disruptive pricing targeted for commercial use. They are one of 50 video intercom manufacturers (see directory) in this growing field. In this...

By Robert Shih - 6 months ago

No GDPR Penalties For UK Swann 'Spying Hack'

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The UK’s data protection agency has closed its investigation into Infinova-owned Swann Security UK, the ICO confirmed to IPVM, deciding to take “no further action” after customers unintentionally received video from different users in separate inc...

By Charles Rollet - 6 months ago

ISC East 2018 Mini-Show Final Report

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This is our second (updated) and final show report from ISC East. ISC East, by its own admission, is not a national or international show, billed as the "Largest Annual Northeast U.S. Security Convention". However, it has been on an upswing over...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Facial Detection Tested

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Facial detection and recognition are increasingly offered by video surveillance manufacturers. Facial detection detects faces in an image/video but not whose face it is. However, even facial recognition (where the system attempts to determine the...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Huawei To Be “Top Three Global Position” in Video Surveillance

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Huawei - China’s biggest networking gear and smartphone maker - plans to become one of the top three global video surveillance manufacturers in the next 3 to 5 years, it has announced at a conference in China. Huawei is effectively saying that ...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

Axxon Face Search Tested

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AxxonSoft has brought facial recognition to their Axxon Next VMS for free with the simply named Face Search, claiming to allow users to find subjects across multiple cameras to drastically cut search time. In this report, we provide our full te...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

When Your Salesperson Creates An International Incident (Amazon / ICE)

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Having your salespeople be aggressive and go after big accounts is a virtue, mostly. On occasions, it can cause problems. A new case involves Amazon calling on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE). The Daily Beat headline a...

By John Honovich - 7 months ago

Dahua Face Recognition Camera Tested

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Dahua has been one of the industry's most vocal proponents of the value that AI creates: As part of this, Dahua has released a facial recognition camera, the DH-IPC-HF8242FN-FR, claiming: Artificial Intelligence at the edge – performing comp...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 7 months ago

ASIS GSX 2018 Show Report

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In the first major US show since the US government ban of Dahua and Hikvision was passed into law, the mega Chinese companies were in retreat and rivals happy to take advantage of it. Hanwha had numerous huge banners touting 'trust' and 'Made in ...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Video Analytics Integration Guide

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Video analytics is hot again (at least conceptually) but integrating video analytics with VMSes can be challenging. This is especially significant when using 'smart' IP cameras or 3rd party server-based analytics that need to sent their results / ...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

RealNetworks Free School Facial Recognition

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The company that created RealPlayer is moving beyond media delivery and into the security space with a new facial recognition platform they have developed. IPVM has written about the difficulties of FST, another face rec software provider that ...

By Dan Gelinas - 10 months ago

99.9997% Accurate Amazon Facial Rekognition Falsely Matches 28

A new facial recognition controversy has arisen, with the ACLU cleverly using Amazon's Rekognition service to falsely match 28 Congresspeople to mugshot photos.  However, the ACLU's results also show that the Amazon system was 99.9997% accurate a...

By John Honovich - 10 months ago

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