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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 year 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...

By Zach Segal - about 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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...

By Zach Segal - over 1 year 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...

By Robert Wren Gordon - over 1 year 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...

By Charles Rollet - over 1 year 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...

By Joey Walter - over 1 year 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...

By John Honovich - over 1 year 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...

By Charles Rollet - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - over 1 year 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 - almost 2 years 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...

By Charles Rollet - almost 2 years 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...

By Kayleigh Long and Charles Rollet - almost 2 years 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...

By Charles Rollet - almost 2 years 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...

By John Honovich - almost 2 years ago

China Government Spreads Uyghur Analytics Across China

IPVM has found 12 recent government projects across China (PRC) that require Uyghur analytics and a general government guideline requiring such analytics. This exposes that Uyghur persecution and discrimination goes far beyond Xinjiang and is...

By Charles Rollet - about 2 years ago

Dahua Co-Founder Says Human Rights Sanctions Shows Strong Dahua Technology

Despite Dahua doing nearly a billion dollars of projects in Xinjiang, including building and operating police stations, Dahua not only denies 'any factual basis' of human rights abuses but their Vice Chairman contends these sanctions are a point...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - about 2 years ago

Covert Elevator Face Recognition

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Covert elevator facial recognition has the potential to solve the cost and complexity of elevator surveillance while engendering immense privacy concerns. This month, in Caixin China's reporting, this issue blew up as reports of such a...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - about 2 years ago

Critiquing Carnegie's AI Surveillance Paper

The Carnegie Endowment has issued an ambitious paper on the Global Expansion of AI Surveillance. While its aim is applaudable, the paper has significant problems in actually understanding what 'AI surveillance' is and what is being used...

By John Honovich and Charles Rollet - about 2 years 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...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years ago

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