Facial recognition (43)

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Amazon's "Dangerous New Face Recognition Technology" Says ACLU

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The ACLU has caused a stir, with a new report Amazon Teams Up With Law Enforcement to Deploy Dangerous New Face Recognition Technology, explaining: Powered by artificial intelligence, Rekognition can identify, track, and analyze people in rea...

By John Honovich - 4 days ago

Digifort VMS Profile

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Digifort, a Brazilian company, has a strong presense in their home country. In a crowded and mature Enterprise VMS market, will they be able to gain market share in Asia and North America against much larger incumbents such as Genetec, Hikvision, ...

By Sean Patton - about 1 month ago

Favorite Biometrics 2018

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Biometrics are on the rise, or at least integrator opposition to them is declining, according to new IPVM integrator statistics.   Almost half of integrators listed 'fingerprints' as their preferred biometric. Notably, while the second place ans...

By Brian Rhodes - about 1 month ago

GDPR For Video Surveillance Guide

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, but there is much confusion and no clear guidelines on exactly how these new regulations will impact the video surveillance industry. We have compiled th...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

Destructive Video Analytics Hype Returns

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It is not just Hikvision's false advertising campaign. With marketing money being pumped into deep learning, we are returning to the bad old days of the 2000s where irresponsible hype aims to leave customers disappointed and frustrated with unr...

By John Honovich - 2 months ago

Why 3VR Failed

3VR destroyed transformed ~$65 million in VC funding into a $6.9 million exit. The reason they failed is simple. They bet on analytics. They lost. The reason they bet on analytics is simple too. It is the same reason that Object Video bet on it ...

By John Honovich - 3 months ago

Chinese Police Wearing Facial Recognition Are Here

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This is a very interesting and highly atypical usage of facial recognition that the Chinese government touted this week: It is a PRC police officer performing real-time facial recognition using a camera attached to their sunglasses. The announc...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

Chinese Government Attacks Western Reports

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The Chinese government is angry at the BBC and WSJ's reporting on Chinese video surveillance (see BBC Features Dahua and WSJ Investigates China's Total Surveillance State). Much like Hikvision's attacks on IPVM for our reporting, Hikvision's su...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

2018 Top Sales Interest For Integrators

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130+ integrators answered: This is a key question, especially for manufacturers, as it impacts what areas to focus more on and what opportunities they may target. In this report, we break out the 4 key areas selected, share detailed commentary...

By Brian Karas - 5 months ago

BBC Features Dahua

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Hikvision is not the only mega-Chinese video surveillance manufacturer getting global attention. Last month, the WSJ investigated Hikvision and now the BCC has run a video segment on Dahua, embedded below: IPVM spoke with Dahua to get more deta...

By John Honovich - 5 months ago

Lighthouse Deep Learning Camera Tested

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A Silicon Valley startup, Lighthouse, with a Stanford PhD CTO, has released a deep learning AI camera with 3D sensors for just $300. The company claims "False alerts, gone forever. Really" and more. We bought one and tested their claims. Insid...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 6 months ago

BBC Featured Deep Learning Face Recognition Analyzed (Digital Barriers)

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The UK's largest broadcaster, BBC, recently featured Digital Barriers (also based in the UK) on a segment highlighting face recognition technology. The TV segment showed Digital Barriers' SmartVis Face being used to monitor public spaces for appea...

By Brian Karas - 9 months ago

Nest Cam IQ Tested

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Nest has released their latest entry in their camera line, the Nest Cam IQ, touting 4K "Supersight", facial recognition, "HD audio", invisible IR, and more bells and whistles not found in the original Nest. We bought and tested this new model to ...

By IPVM Team - 11 months ago

Face Recognition Camera Tested (Netatmo)

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Can face recognition make home security "better"? That is the bold claim from startup Netatmo with their Welcome camera. But with face recognition's historical challenges, can it really work in a sub-$200 consumer camera? In this test, we take a...

By Ethan Ace - over 2 years ago

Simplicam Facial Recognition Tested

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Facial recognition, available for $150? That's the offer from a startup, Simplicam, who has not only cloned Dropcam setup and user interface but has added in facial detection and recognition. In this report, we share our test findings of Simplic...

By Derek Ward - over 3 years ago

Japanese Stores Facial Recognition Sharing

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A controversy is brewing in Japan after a newspaper was tipped off about a practice stores use to combat shoplifting. A network of stores uses facial recognition technology to tag customers as shoplifters and relay that information other stores. I...

By Carlton Purvis - about 4 years ago

Debunking Start-Up's FST21 Case Study

This company won ISC West Best in Show 2 years ago, recently received $5 million in funding and is being talked about as the next big thing in security and surveillance for its 'revolutionary' incorporation of facial, voice and behavioral recognit...

By IPVM Team - over 4 years ago

The Laziest RFP Ever

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Bad RFPs - out of date, vague or just plain confusing - are common. But this RFP is on a whole other level. It is as if no one even looked at it before the project was put out for bid. A small town doing this is perhaps understandable, but it is f...

By Ben Wood - almost 5 years ago

3VR Significant Layoffs

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3VR has laid off 15 employees, five of which are from its sales team, IPVM has learned. This leaves the company with a skeleton crew of three sales reps to cover the entire United States, according to a source with knowledge of the layoffs.  On T...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 5 years ago

Multi-Camera Tracking Works?

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Being able to track people across cameras and buildings simply by using cameras and analytics is something of a 'holy grail' for the surveillance industry. Two researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed just such a system that all...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 5 years ago

Future of Facial Recognition

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The Boston Bombings reaffirmed how far facial recognition needs to develop to be an effective surveillance tool. Despite the PR spin jobs, facial recognition failed to make any difference. Proponents, of course, are quick to talk about how fast im...

By John Honovich - about 5 years ago

FAILED: Facial Recognition & Boston Bombing

Facial recognition vendors have been tripping over themselves to take credit, insert or claim the wonders of their offerings to identify the Boston bombers. However, an excellent Washington Post investigative report cites Boston's Police Commissio...

By John Honovich - about 5 years ago

Successful Facial Surveillance Case

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Real time facial surveillance is hard to do - accuracy issues, false alerts, cost and deployment complexity all conspire against it. This is why, more than a decade after deployments started they still remain remarkably uncommon. However, one appl...

By John Honovich - over 5 years ago

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