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World IEC Fever Screening Standards Explained

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While 'fever detection' is new to most people, the technology has been practiced for many years and has a series of international standards that we explain herein. In particular, the world's two top international standards groups, the IEC and...

By Charles Rollet - 27 days ago

Uniview Heat-Tracker Temperature Screening Series Examined

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Uniview is marketing #UNVagainstCOVID19 with their Heat-Tracker series, including not only thermal camera screening systems, but options for face rec terminals and gates with integrated temperature measurement, as well. In this report, we loo...

By Ethan Ace - about 1 month 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 Camera...

By Kayleigh Long and Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

Glossary / Acronyms for Video Surveillance

This directory provides definitions and explanations for over 70 common video surveillance industry terms, including links to related IPVM tutorials and guides. This directory will be continuously updated. If there is a term you want to be in...

By IPVM Team - 4 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 - 4 months ago

Brivo Business Profile 2020

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Brivo has been doing cloud access for more than 20 years. Is the 2020s the decade that cloud access becomes the norm? CEO Steve Van Till recently briefed the Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference and talked to us about Brivo's positive gr...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 4 months ago

The 2020 Video Surveillance Industry Guide

The 300-page, 2020 Video Surveillance Industry Guide covers the key events and the future of the video surveillance market, is now available, group members can request a PDF copy be emailed to them, all personal members can access all reports link...

By IPVM Team - 5 months ago

Ultinous European Analytics Startup Company Profile

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European analytics-startup Ultinous pitches customers to "Have your own video analysis service!" We spoke to Ultinous to better understand their OEM offering, go-to-market, and analytics differentiation. In this note we look at: Who is Ulti...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Arcules CEO Retracts False GDPR Claim + Dahua and Milestone Claims Examined

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Arcules CEO has retracted a false claim about his organization being a "fully compliant GDPR company" after IPVM reporting (Arcules CEO Threatens Over "Security Breach") raised this concern. False GDPR claims are an ongoing problem as technolog...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - 6 months ago

Arcules CEO Threatens Over "Security Breach"

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An Arcules employee called out a recent 'security breach', however, Arcules CEO disputed this as 'inaccurate' and threatened to sue IPVM. Inside this note, we examine: What the Arcules employee claimed was a 'security breach' Arcules CEO re...

By John Honovich - 6 months ago

France Declares School Facial Recognition Illegal Due to GDPR

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France is the latest European country to effectively prohibit facial recognition as a school access control solution, even with the consent of students, after Sweden did so in August. The decision represents another blow to the companies market...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

Milestone XProtect 2019 R3 'Centralized Search' Tested

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Milestone has had problems over the last few years releasing significant new software. Now, in XProtect 2019 R3, Milestone is touting "one search platform for all your data. Quicker, easier, and more efficient investigations." We tested XProtec...

By Sean Patton - 7 months ago

Milestone Has Problems

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Milestone has problems. While the company previously excelled in the shift to IP cameras, as IP has matured and competitive differentiation has shifted to AI and VSaaS, the company is now struggling to find its way. Inside this note, we examine...

By John Honovich - 8 months ago

Mobotix First CNPP CCTV Cybersecurity Certification Examined

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Mobotix recently became the first video surveillance manufacturer to receive the CNPP cybsersecurity certification for its cameras, in which they originally declared a "guarantee of IT and electronic resistance to cyber-attacks." But who is CNP...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

UK Facewatch GDPR Compliance Questioned

Even as the GDPR strictly regulates biometrics, a UK company called Facewatch is selling anti-shoplifter facial recognition systems to hundreds of retailers. Facewatch even keeps a database of suspects, only deleting profiles after two years "if y...

By IPVM Team - 9 months ago

First GDPR Facial Recognition Fine For Sweden School

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A school in Sweden has been fined $20,000 for using facial recognition to keep attendance in what is Sweden's first GDPR fine. Notably, the fine is also the EU's first GDPR fine for facial recognition, adding some clarity to use of the technology ...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Anyvision Facial Recognition Tested

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Anyvision is aiming for $1 billion in revenue by 2022, backed by $74 million in funding. But does their performance live up to the hype they have built? We tested Anyvision's Better Tomorrow platform examining: How does it perform in real...

By Ethan Ace and Rob Kilpatrick - 9 months ago

Suprema Biometric Mass Leak Examined

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While Suprema is rarely discussed even within the physical security market, the South Korean biometrics manufacturer made global news this past week from Tom's Hardware to Business Insider and even the BBC. But what happened? Inside this report...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - 10 months ago

Biometrics Usage Statistics 2019

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Biometrics are commonly used in phones, but how frequently are they used for access? 150+ integrators told us how often they use biometrics, when, and why. Inside this report, we examine the trends and the key reasons for and against them.

By Brian Rhodes - 10 months ago

Milestone "GDPR-ready" Certification Claim Critiqued

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Milestone is touting that its latest XProtect VMS is "GDPR-ready" with a 'European Privacy Seal'. However, our investigation raises significant concerns over the applicability and suitability of this. In this post, we examine Milestone's "GDPR ...

By Charles Rollet - 10 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 - 10 months ago

New GDPR Guidelines for Video Surveillance Examined

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The highest-level EU data protection authority has issued a new series of provisional video surveillance guidelines. While GDPR has been in effect for more than a year, how it applies to video surveillance has often been unclear, as we explaine...

By Charles Rollet - 11 months ago

First Video Surveillance GDPR Fine In France

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The French government has imposed a sizeable fine on a small business for violating the GDPR after it constantly filmed employees without informing them and kept poor encryption practices. It marks the first ever GDPR video surveillance fine ever ...

By Charles Rollet - 11 months ago

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