Facial recognition (108)

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TVT / InVid Facial Recognition Tested

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Facial recognition is frequently sold for thousands of dollars per channel but some China manufacturers are offering full facial recognition systems for under a thousand dollars. But how well do such low-cost facial recognition systems work? W...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 days ago

How Mobile Access Control Can and Cannot Help With Coronavirus

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With coronavirus concerns continuing to rise, many access control companies have pitched mobile access control as safer but how much are they? And what should be done? Inside this report, we examine: Door Operators vs Mobile Access Corona...

By Brian Rhodes - 9 days ago

Anyvision Layoffs

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Anyvision has conducted a layoff, citing the impact of coronavirus, joining a growing number of tech companies doing so, but the first within video surveillance. For background on Anyvision's technology, see: Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested...

By John Honovich - 13 days ago

TVT / InVid White Light Camera Tested Vs Hikvision ColorVu

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With mega China manufacturers Dahua and Hikvision facing both bans and human rights abuse sanctions, many budget buyers are turning to smaller China manufacturers such as TVT. But how well do TVT cameras work vs. Hikvision? We bought and tested...

By Derek Ward - 13 days ago

Facial Recognition 101

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Facial recognition interest, use and fear is increasing. This guide aims to teach you the fundamentals of facial recognition. Inside we cover: Face Detection Face Recognition 1:1 vs 1:N Cooperative vs Uncooperative Resolution / Image Req...

By IPVM Team - 13 days ago

Latest London Police Facial Recognition Suffers Serious Issues

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On February 20, IPVM visited another live face rec deployment by London police, but this time the system was thwarted by technical problems and poor weather conditions, even getting called off early. New cameras we also used, although they were of...

By Kayleigh Long, Sean Patton, and Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Masks Cause Major Facial Recognition Problems

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Coronavirus is spurring an increase in the use of medical masks, which new IPVM test results show cause major problems for facial recognition systems. IPVM tested four facial recognition systems to see how they performed with masks: Avigilon...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

IronYun AI Analytics Tested

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Taiwan / US startup IronYun has raised tens of millions for its "mission to be the leading Artificial Intelligence, big data video software as a service (VSaaS) solutions provider." But how good is the product itself? We tested the product for ...

By Rob Kilpatrick - about 1 month ago

PRC Warns Against China Video Surveillance Hacks, Hikvision Targeted

Hackers are targeting China video surveillance manufacturers and systems, according to the PRC's main cyber threat monitoring body. The hackers claim to be pro-Tibet activists seeking to damage Chinese firms "collaborating with and servicing th...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

London Live Police Face Recognition Visited

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London police have officially begun using live facial recognition in select areas of the UK capital, sparking significant controversy. IPVM visited this solution in person and we examine various aspects in this post, including: Axis Cameras/...

By Kayleigh Long and Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

UK ICO Approves Unconsented Facial Recognition At Security Conferences

The UK's data protection agency has declined IPVM's GDPR complaint against Dahua for using face recognition without consent at IFSEC last year, explaining that Dahua's processing was "acceptable" given the "setting it was used in" and "for demonst...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 months ago

Intersec 2020 Final Show Report

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IPVM spent all 3 days at the Intersec 2020 show interviewing various companies and finding key trends. We cover: Middle East Enterprise Market Challenges Strong Demand for AI Impact of Lack of privacy regulations VSaaS Shift Slow Axis In...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

Clearview AI Alarm - NY Times Report Says "Might End Privacy"

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Over the weekend, the NY Times released a report titled "The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It" about a company named Clearview AI who is selling facial recognition to police departments. The main differentiation is that th...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Hikvision Global News Reports Directory

Hikvision has received the most global news reporting of any video surveillance company, ever, ranging from the WSJ, the Financial Times, Reuters, the NY Times, SCMP and more. This directory catalogs and links to 100+ of them. March 2020 Polic...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

BriefCam Video Analytics Tested

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BriefCam, acquired by Canon in 2018, is one of the most commonly used video analytics offerings in the West. But how well does it work? We tested BriefCam for over the past month to see how it performed, examining: How does BriefCam search c...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Avigilon Facial Recognition 'Appearance Alerts' Tested

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Avigilon has released 'Appearance Alerts' in ACC 7.4, which adds real-time facial recognition. To see how this performed, we tested them with our H4A and H5A cameras and ACC7.4, examining: How well does Avigilon face recognition work? Where...

By Sean Patton - 3 months ago

ISC East 2019 Show Report

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IPVM has finished in New York City covering both days of the ISC East 2019 show. Here is a 6+ minute general walkthrough: Inside this report, we cover: Overall Show Traffic Size / Layout Biggest Booth Surprise Hikvision Touts Lowes Hi...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

Hikvision Dual Lens Face Recognition Camera Tested

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Hikvision's Dual Lens Facial Recognition camera, claims that it "adopts advanced deep learning algorithm and powerful GPU to realize instant face detection, capture, and comparison to accomplish face recognition and related alarm triggering." W...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Critiquing Carnegie's AI Surveillance Paper

The Carnegie Endowment has issued an ambitious paper on the Global Expansion of AI Surveillance. While its aim is applaudable, the paper has significant problems in actually understanding what 'AI surveillance' is and what is being used where. ...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 6 months ago

Megvii Financials and Growth Examined

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Megvii has already received more than a billion dollars in investment. Now, the company, a top China facial recognition provider, has filed for an IPO this week on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This 500+ page IPO document reveals significant de...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

Australia Security Full Show Report

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IPVM went to Australia attending the 3 days of the Australia Security Exhibition: This was held at the ICC Sydney, as shown below: In this report, we give our impressions and insights from major exhibitors, including: Low Advertising Str...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

Avigilon ACC7 VMS Tested

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Avigilon's Control Center 7 boldly claims it will "transform live video monitoring" with the new Focus of Attention "AI-enabled" interface. We tested ACC7 and in this report, we examine its main strengths and primary weaknesses including: Ne...

By Sean Patton - 8 months ago

Anyvision Aims For 2022 Revenue of $1 Billion

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Only 3 video surveillance manufacturers do a billion dollars or more in annual revenue - Hikvision, Dahua, and Axis. Now, Anyvision plans to join that group in just 3 years. Can a company who only started to ship product last year so quickly ca...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

China Subway Facial Recognition System Examined

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A China city of 6+ million people has installed facial recognition-enabled gates in subways, allowing commuters to enter stations by simply showing their face, thus bypassing ticket/card/phone use. How accurate and efficient is the system? In t...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

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