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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 - 13 days 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 - 16 days 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 - 20 days 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 - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month ago

Video Analytics Online Show 2020 - 35+ Manufacturer On-Demand Recordings

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This show featured 35+ Video Analytics providers showcasing their latest services. The full show is available on-demand at the bottom of this report. Watch On-Demand Watch recordings from Days 1, 2, and 3 of the Main Show and the Preliminary...

By Donald Maye - about 2 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 - about 2 months ago

Startup Rhombus Presents Cloud Managed Physical Security

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Rhombus Systems, a closed camera, analytics and cloud VMS alternative to Meraki and Verkada, presented its physical security system at the May 2020 IPVM Startups Show and June 2020 IPVM VSaaS Show. Inside this report: Two 30-minute videos ...

By Joey Walter - about 2 months ago

UK Court Rules Police Facial Recognition Needs Reform

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A UK court has ruled that the South Wales Police use of facial recognition is illegal with the department saying they can easily reform. However, more lawsuits may come from this. Inside we explore the ruling and what it means for UK law enforc...

By Zach Segal - about 2 months ago

South Korea Bus Outdoor Temperature Screening Endangers Public

These $80,000+ South Korea bus stations have gained world-wide attention but IPVM verified they use cheap temperature tablets outdoors, endangering the public. This is the fifth in an ongoing series of flawed fever camera deployments adding t...

By Robert Wren Gordon - about 2 months ago

Briefcam Responsible Use Examined

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While mega-companies Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have been criticized for facial recognition and AI analytics, Canon-owned Briefcam is far more widely used by physical security and police departments. Briefcam recently issued 'responsible use'...

By Zach Segal - about 2 months ago

Herta Facial Recognition Plus Masks Tested

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Masks increase face recognition errors, but facial recognition developer Herta is claiming their algorithm gives priority to the upper part of the face, offering accurate recognition even with masks on. We tested Herta's BioSurveillance facia...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 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. September 2020 ...

By IPVM Team - 2 months ago

Face Masks Increase Face Recognition Errors Says NIST

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COVID-19 has led to widespread facemask use, which as IPVM testing has shown drastically reduces face recognition accuracy. Now NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) is analyzing the effect of masks on face recognition algori...

By Zach Segal - 3 months ago

Face Detection Shootout - Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview, Vivotek

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Face detection analytics are available from a number of manufactures including Dahua, Vivotek, Hikvision, Uniview, and Hanwha, but how well do they work? We tested face detection analytics across these manufacturers examining: Can faces st...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 3 months ago

Directory of 400+ Fever Camera News Reports Globally

This global directory tracks 400+ articles about thermal cameras used to detect fevers in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Articles are grouped into nine categories. Global USA Canada Africa Asia Europe Latin America Middle Eas...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months ago

Bias In Facial Recognition Varies By Country, NIST Report Shows

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While many argue that face recognition is inherently racist, results from one of the most extensive studies done on demographic bias in AI, the Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) Part 3 by the National Institute of Standards and Technolgy (NIST...

By Zach Segal - 3 months ago

The US Fight Over Facial Recognition Explained

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The controversy around facial recognition has grown significantly in 2020, with Congress members and activists speaking out against it while video surveillance industry players such as SIA have pushed back or remained quiet in this contest. T...

By Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

Worse: ZKTeco 8" Worse Temperature Results Than 5" Tested

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While ZKTeco USA's CEO objected to IPVM's SpeedFace+ 5" test results, saying the 8" version "outperforms" the 5" version, new IPVM testing shows that the 8" has the same problems or worse as the 5" one measuring temperature. We tested the ZKT...

By Derek Ward - 4 months ago

Alcatraz Presents Face Recognition Access Control

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Alcatraz presented its AI facial recognition access reader at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. A 30-minute video from Alcatraz including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider Key Negative factors to cons...

By Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

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