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Watrix Gait Recognition Profile

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Watrix is the world's only gait recognition surveillance provider IPVM has found. And, inside of China, Watrix has gained significant attention for its claimed capabilities. Gait recognition interest has increased as coronavirus and privacy c...

By Zach Segal - 5 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

Axis Exports To China Police Criticized By Amnesty International

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Axis Communications and other EU surveillance providers are under fire from Amnesty International over sales to police in China (PRC) that Amnesty says contributes to "indiscriminate mass surveillance" in the country. While China's vast polic...

By IPVM Team - 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

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

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

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

Dogs For Coronavirus Screening Examined

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While thermal temperature screening is the surveillance industry's most marketed response to coronavirus, thermal screening cannot detect asymptomatic carriers and has limitations in how it can be deployed. Are dogs the answer to fast and ac...

By Zach Segal - 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

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

Deep Sentinel Presents Crime Response For Business

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Deep Sentinel presented its anti-intrusion and live response for home and business at the May 2020 IPVM Startups show. A 30-minute video from Deep Sentinel including IPVM Q&A Background on the company Key Positive factors to consider ...

By Joey Walter - 4 months ago

"Beyond Reprehensible" Email Leads To Boycott of CPI Security

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One of the largest US security integrators, CPI Security, with $100+ million annual revenue, is now facing a boycott, including the loss of NFL and NBA franchise partnerships. Charlotte-based non-profit Queen City Unity, led by a former CPI emp...

By John Honovich - 4 months ago

NetPosa's Terrible Situation Worsens

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NetPosa is fighting for its existence as the situation worsens for what was once the PRC's largest VMS provider. The firm is being investigated by Chinese securities regulators, has suffered another 90% sales drop, and has seen its embattled and d...

By Charles Rollet - 5 months ago

ADI Branch Burglary

A security systems distributor branch is an odd target for burglary but that happened this week at ADI's Memphis location. Vehicle Smash & Grab Theft ADI responded to IPVM confirming its branch in Memphis, Tennessee was burglarized: ADI...

By Brian Rhodes - 7 months ago

Hikvision AI Training In Xinjiang Paramilitary Base, Now Denies

Hikvision has been listing AI training in a Xinjiang paramilitary base that bans Uyghurs from participating. However, Hikvision is now denying it and deleted evidence. This revelation comes despite Hikvision's repeated claims amid US sanctions ...

By IPVM Team - 8 months ago

Latest London Police Facial Recognition Suffers Serious Issues

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On February 20, IPVM visited another live face rec deployment by London police, but this time the system was thwarted by technical problems and poor weather conditions, even getting called off early. New cameras we also used, although they were of...

By Kayleigh Long, Sean Patton, and Charles Rollet - 8 months ago

PRC Warns Against China Video Surveillance Hacks, Hikvision Targeted

Hackers are targeting China video surveillance manufacturers and systems, according to the PRC's main cyber threat monitoring body. The hackers claim to be pro-Tibet activists seeking to damage Chinese firms "collaborating with and servicing th...

By Charles Rollet - 8 months 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 - 8 months ago

Intersec 2020 Final Show Report

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IPVM spent all 3 days at the Intersec 2020 show interviewing various companies and finding key trends. We cover: Middle East Enterprise Market Challenges Strong Demand for AI Impact of Lack of privacy regulations VSaaS Shift Slow Axis In...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Clearview AI Alarm - NY Times Report Says "Might End Privacy"

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Over the weekend, the NY Times released a report titled "The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It" about a company named Clearview AI who is selling facial recognition to police departments. The main differentiation is that th...

By John Honovich - 9 months ago

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