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Axis Live Privacy Shield Analytics Tested

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Privacy is becoming a bigger factor in video surveillance, driven both by increased public awareness and by GDPR. Now, Axis has released Live Privacy Shield, a video analytic that Axis claims is "reliable and cost-effective" and is "the only edge...

By Sean Patton - about 7 hours ago

IFSEC 2019 Show Report

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The UK's largest trade show, IFSEC, is underway and IPVM has been examining what is new and happening at the show. Inside, we cover: Huawei Is Out GDPR Changes Dahua Adds Umbrella Analytics Dahua Live Facial Recognition, No Permission Hi...

By John Honovich, Kayleigh Long, and Charles Rollet - 6 days ago

Biometrics Usage Statistics 2019

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While face and fingerprint recognition are used regularly for smartphones, it is not as common in physical security. In this note, we examine adoption rates of biometrics and share integrators' feedback on why they do or do not use biometrics i...

By Dan Gelinas - 8 days ago

Sighthound Transforms Into Enterprise AI Provider Profile

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Sighthound is now rapidly expanding its R&D team, building an enterprise AI service. This may come as a surprise given their origins 6 years ago acquiring a small residential analytics offering (Vitamin D). Why the change? We spoke with Si...

By Sean Patton - 11 days ago

Security / Privacy Journalist Sam Pfeifle Interview

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Sam Pfeifle is best known as the outspoken former Editor of Security Systems News. After that, he was publications director at the International Association of Privacy Professionals, giving him insights into both the security and privacy worlds. ...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 month ago

19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled

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IPVM interviewed 19 facial recognition providers at ISC West to understand their claimed accuracy, success and positioning. 9 from China, where facial recognition has received the most significant recent support: Dahua: "interest but not ado...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

UK Camera Commissioner Calls for Regulating Facial Recognition

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IPVM interviewed Tony Porter, the UK’s surveillance camera commissioner after he recently called for regulations on facial recognition in the UK. There is currently no clear legal framework for the technology despite the passage of the GDPR las...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

How China's Pay By Facial Recognition Works

Many social media posts have variously celebrated or warned about the growing use of facial recognition for payments in China. An example of one such video is shown to the right. When one looks at such videos, an obvious question is: how do they ...

By Charles Rollet - 3 months ago

Austria’s First GDPR Fine Is For Video Surveillance

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Should EU businesses be concerned if police see a business' surveillance cameras filming public areas? This is what happened with Austria’s first GDPR fine, imposed on a betting shop for filming public areas with its security cameras. The case...

By Charles Rollet - 5 months ago

UK Fines Security Firms For Illegal Direct Marketing

Two UK security firms have paid over $200,000 in fines for illegally making hundreds of thousands of calls to people registered on a government no-call list. Some of the calls included dubious claims of local crime waves or “free” equipment wi...

By Charles Rollet - 5 months ago

UK: Private Video Surveillance Complaints Down Since GDPR

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The arrival of the GDPR on May 25, 2018, brought fears the law would spark a massive increase in privacy complaints about security camera use. However, new statistics, prepared by IPVM from UK government information requests, show that complaints ...

By Charles Rollet - 6 months ago

Facit Cloak Identity GDPR Redaction Software Tested

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The fear of GDPR fines for releasing personal information has increased interest in video redaction software. One of these entrants is the UK's Facit Data Sytems's Identity Cloak. In this test, we examine the performance of the software and co...

By Robert Shih - 7 months ago

No GDPR Penalties For UK Swann 'Spying Hack'

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The UK’s data protection agency has closed its investigation into Infinova-owned Swann Security UK, the ICO confirmed to IPVM, deciding to take “no further action” after customers unintentionally received video from different users in separate inc...

By Charles Rollet - 7 months ago

Genetec Privacy Protector Tested

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Genetec has built Kiwi Security's Privacy Protector into Security Center, an analytic which anonymizes individuals in cameras' fields of view without obscuring actions and movements. We tested Privacy Protector in multiple scenarios to see how it...

By Rob Kilpatrick - 8 months ago

France Political Scandal Reveals Video Surveillance Problems

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In what French media describes as "the most damaging crisis yet for" French President Macron, a political scandal has revealed major gaps in the country’s enforcement of video surveillance regulations. These gaps could expose integrators and end u...

By Charles Rollet - 10 months ago

RealNetworks Free School Facial Recognition

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The company that created RealPlayer is moving beyond media delivery and into the security space with a new facial recognition platform they have developed. IPVM has written about the difficulties of FST, another face rec software provider that ...

By Dan Gelinas - 11 months ago

Axis Adds LPR - License Plate Verifier Examined

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Axis is finally releasing their own License Plate Recognition software application called License Place Verifier, but it has some significant limitations. LPR software running onboard Axis cameras is not new, but previously required a 3rd-party...

By Sean Patton - 11 months ago

Belgium Bans Private Facial Surveillance

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Belgium has effectively banned the use of facial recognition and other biometrics-based video analytics in surveillance cameras for private, non-police use, taking a strong stand and showcasing the impact of new EU privacy regulations on video sur...

By Charles Rollet - 12 months ago

UK VSaaS Startup Ocucon

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Decreasing exposure to fraudulent slip-and-fall insurance claims and lawsuits is one of the oldest selling points of video surveillance for retail. Providing video evidence of an incident that happened 4-6 months prior is a challenge for tradition...

By Sean Patton - 12 months ago

GDPR For Access Control Guide

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Electronic access control is common in businesses plus organizations are increasingly considering biometrics for access control. With GDPR coming into force this Spring, it is important to understand how this will impact these systems. IPVM has...

By IPVM Team - 12 months ago

GDPR / ICO Complaint Filed Against IFSEC Show Facial Recognition

IPVM has filed a complaint against IFSEC’s parent company UBM based on our concern that the conference violates core GDPR principles on biometrics at its London conference. The complaint was filed with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

IFSEC 2018 Final Show Report

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IPVM attended the IFSEC show for the first time this year. The Chinese took over the show, centered on Hikvision, flanked by Dahua, Huawei and a legion of other Chinese manufacturers. IFSEC is much smaller than ISC West, with about 50% fewer e...

By IPVM Team - about 1 year ago

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