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PRC State Media Condemns IPVM, Confirms Foreign Journalists Targeted

PRC state media Global Times condemned IPVM as a US government "sockpuppet" that is part of a plot to "demonize China" over our reporting on a Henan province police surveillance project which tracks and labels foreign journalists based on 'green',...

By IPVM Team - about 10 hours 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. November...

By IPVM Team - 5 days ago

Brazil Approves Dahua Direct Deal After Bid Rigging Investigation

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Dahua has been cleared to move forward with a controversial 1,000-camera, $20+ million USD direct deal in Brazil following an investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices by the Hangzhou, China-based company. Inside this report, IPVM...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 8 days ago

Brazil Approves Dahua Direct Deal After Bid Rigging Investigation

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Dahua has been cleared to move forward with a controversial 1,000-camera, $20+ million USD direct deal in Brazil following an investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices by the Hangzhou, China-based company. Inside this report, IPVM...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 8 days ago

Facial Recognition's Controversial Rise in Brazil

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Brazilian media, academics, and NGOs are voicing alarm at facial recognition's growing popularity in the country, where its use has gone beyond public safety and concerns about its consequences for minority groups intensify. In this post,...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 23 days ago

UK Home Office Rejects 'Human Rights Clause' In Surveillance Camera Code

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The UK Home Office has rejected a 'human rights clause' in its revised Surveillance Camera Code that could have blocked Hikvision and Dahua's sales to UK authorities. The clause was proposed by Biometrics And Surveillance Camera Commissioner...

By Charles Rollet - 29 days ago

Flock Expands Into Gunshot And Audio Analytics

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Flock Safety is expanding from its core market of LPR into "audio evidence capture" and most notably gunshot detection, just months after raising $150 million from A16Z. Flock announced "Raven", an audio analytic offering that complements its...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

Axis Rise And Fall Inside PRC China

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Today, Axis' PRC China sales are tiny, but for years Axis considered the PRC the "market with the greatest potential" due to its strong growth and supplied many high-profile PRC enterprise projects, including police. This all ended in the...

By Charles Rollet - about 1 month ago

IPVM Testifies at Uyghur Tribunal

IPVM provided expert testimony to the Uyghur Tribunal in London on September 12, outlining how PRC China authorities use various surveillance tools to oppress and control the ethnic minority group in China. The video clip below shows the...

By IPVM Team - 3 months ago

100 Hikvision Partners Ask US FCC Not To Ban Hikvision

100 Hikvision partners have submitted comments to the US government, urging the FCC not to ban the PRC China government-controlled manufacturer. This comes shortly after Hikvision mass emailed partners urging them to submit comments to the...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 3 months ago

Florida County Orders Removal Of 98 Flock Safety LPR Cameras

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Last month, Flock Safety received $150 million from mega VC firm A16Z and, at the same, installed 98 LPR cameras in a Florida county, free of charge, without the knowledge of key county officials and without proper permits. But despite the...

By Isabella Cheng - 3 months ago

17 US Cities Boycotting Products That Include Facial Recognition

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15 US cities, 1 county, and 1 state, have not only banned government use of facial recognition, but are effectively boycotting the purchase of any product that includes facial recognition, with the City of Oakland, CA declaring that they are...

By Isabella Cheng - 4 months ago

MacArthur Justice Center vs ShotSpotter Commissioned Report

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Amidst bad press, ShotSpotter commissioned Edgeworth Analytics to review Northwestern Law School’s MacArthur Justice Center (MJC) report that ShotSpotter “drains millions of dollars of taxpayer resources every year without any clear benefits to...

By IPVM - 4 months ago

Shotspotter vs Vice On Altering Evidence Allegations

Vice alleged gunshot detection provider ShotSpotter has altered evidence as directed by police. ShotSpotter disputes this and, in one of the cases, explained the discrepancies as standard procedure and charged Vice with misunderstanding its...

By IPVM Team - 4 months ago

UK Surveillance Camera Code of Practice Examined

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Most countries have no governmental codes for video surveillance. However, the UK has had one for almost a decade and it is about to be revised. Inside this note, we explain what the Code of Practice is, how it works, how it impacts...

By Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

PRC's 5 Cybersecurity And Data Laws Explained

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China (PRC) has enacted 5 major laws in the past 6 years, including 2 this year, that define the legal cybersecurity obligations of PRC manufacturers to the PRC government. PRC video surveillance manufacturers are legally obligated to cooperate...

By Charles Rollet - 4 months ago

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