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FTC Commissioner Supports Severe Facial Recognition Restrictions

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Pressure against facial recognition is building, with an FTC commissioner saying he supports a moratorium or severe restrictions on facial recognition. Inside this note, IPVM examines what the FTC commissioner said, and the challenges for fac...

By Zach Segal - 5 days ago

Patenting Uyghur Tracking - Huawei, Megvii, More

A patent application authored by Huawei and the PRC government includes Uyghur-detection analytics, in the latest proof that the China tech giant uses this explicitly racist technology. This comes after IPVM and The Washington Post exposed last...

By IPVM Team - 7 days ago

China Facial Recognition Jaywalking Market 2021

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In 2018, China's facial recognition systems for identifying jaywalkers became global news. But what has happened in the few years since? In this report, we examine the 2021 market for China facial recognition jaywalking systems, including: ...

By Isabella Cheng - 13 days ago

Video Surveillance Trends 101

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This report examines major industry factors and how they could impact video surveillance in the next 5 - 10 years. This is part of our Video Surveillance 101 course. In this report, we examine the following: How will AI impact the surveil...

By IPVM Team - 27 days ago

Alibaba Uyghur Recognition As A Service

Alibaba, the NYSE-listed 'Amazon of China' with a $700 billion+ market cap, openly offers Uyghur/'ethnic minority' recognition as a Cloud service, allowing customers to be alerted any time Alibaba detects a Uyghur. Watch this 90-second video for ...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Video Surveillance History

The video surveillance market has changed significantly since 2000, going from VCRs to an emerging AI cloud era and now impacted by coronavirus. The goal of this history is to help professionals understand the important business and technolog...

By John Honovich - about 1 month ago

CloudWalk, China AI Company, IPO & Financials Examined

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CloudWalk, one of China's 4 AI Unicorns, known inside China as the "AI National Team", for its strong state connections has filed for an IPO. This follows just a few weeks after fellow Unicorn Yitu also filed for its IPO on the same market. ...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Huawei / Megvii Uyghur Alarms

Huawei and Megvii worked together to test and validate Uyghur alarms, according to a Huawei "interoperability report" found by IPVM. Huawei is the PRC's biggest technology company and Megvii is one of the country's largest facial recognition prov...

By IPVM Team - about 1 month ago

Yitu, China AI Provider, IPO & Financials Examined

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Yitu, one of China's 4 AI Unicorns, has filed for an IPO recently on the technology-focused Shanghai STAR Market. In this post, we examine the firm's financials, growth, and products, including: Yitu background Profit loss and growth exam...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

Top 2021 Video Surveillance Trends

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2020 has been a tumultuous year and it has shaken up many things, including the top trends for 2021 in video surveillance. 170+ integrators answered IPVM on: What do you think will be the top industry trend in 2021? Why? AI has been a t...

By IPVM Team - about 2 months ago

NIST Facial Recognition Mask Accuracy Nov 2020 Results Analyzed

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In July, NIST found that face masks negatively impacted face recognition created before coronavirus significantly. Now, NIST released a report on recent algorithms developed after Mid-March for testing on face masked subjects. Do these new al...

By Zach Segal - about 2 months ago

Rhombus Cameras, Analytics And Environmental Sensor Tested

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Closed cloud surveillance systems are rising, driven by Verkada, with fellow California startup Rhombus, also scaling up their offerings. Rhombus, while less well known than Verkada, offers much lower pricing and more VMS features. However, o...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months ago

Hikvision Wins $46 Million Provincial Capital Project Direct

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Hikvision has won a ~$46 million USD deal directly with a provincial capital. The deal includes ~5,000 cameras and covers a wide range of facial, traffic, and "smart community" analytics. In this report, we examine the details of the deal, lo...

By Isabella Cheng - about 2 months ago

US Intelligence Agencies Research On Long-Range Biometrics Examined

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Identifying people at close range is increasingly accurate but what about identifying people at 100 or 500 meters or even 1 kilometer? This is far more difficult. The US government is investing in developing these capabilities. IPVM research...

By Zach Segal - 2 months ago

Dahua Direct $9 Million Jiexiu Small City, Big Deal

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Dahua has won a deal directly with a China city. While its population is small, the deal is big at ~$9 million USD covering 1,900 cameras and a wide area of advanced analytics and functionalities. In this note, we examine the details of the d...

By Isabella Cheng - 2 months ago

Taiwan Geovision AI Analytics and NDAA Examined

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Taiwan manufacturer Geovision's revenue has been falling for years. However, can its new AI analytics and opportunities from NDAA turn things around? IPVM spoke with Geovision USA's President, David Huang, and Business Development Manager, Jo...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months ago

GDPR Impact On Temperature / Fever Screening Explained

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What impact does GDPR have on temperature screening? Do you risk a GDPR fine for using temperature screening cameras incorrectly? The answers are complex because each European country interprets the GDPR differently. In this post, IPVM exami...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Verkada Video Analytics Tested 2020

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In 2019, Verkada released people and face analytics but our testing then showed significant problems. A year later, how much better are they? Verkada's second-generation cameras tout "8x more powerful with an upgraded processor", we bought 2 ...

By Rob Kilpatrick and Sean Patton - 3 months ago

Nanchang, China "Sharp Eyes" Video Surveillance Project

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China's Sharp Eyes project mandated 100% surveillance coverage of public areas by the end of 2020. Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province, has installed at least 40,000 cameras as a response to this, including advanced AI and facial recognition...

By Isabella Cheng - 4 months ago

FaceFirst Problems And Layoff

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FaceFirst, a US company and one of the oldest ongoing facial recognition providers, has faced significant problems including a reported layoff. Inside this note, we examine the background of FaceFirst, some issues facing the company and the b...

By Joey Walter - 4 months ago

Axis Compares Fever Camera Sellers to 9/11

Axis Communications, the West's largest surveillance camera manufacturer, has quietly sat out the fever camera gold rush. No more. In a new NBC News investigation into fever cameras in schools, Axis spoke out against this, comparing them to opp...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Gait Recognition Examined

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Facial recognition faces increasing ethical and political criticisms while masks undermine its effectiveness. One alternative is gait recognition but how realistic is using gait? IPVM investigates gait recognition's pros and cons compared to ...

By Zach Segal - 4 months ago

Exacq "Facial Matching" Facial Recognition Tested

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Exacq is claiming "Accurate Recall of Every Noteworthy Person of Interest" with their Tyco AI powered "Facial Matching", but how well does it work in real-world scenes? We tested Exacq Facial Matching examining: How does it perform in real...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 5 months ago

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