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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 - over 2 years ago

UK Facial Recognition Essex Errors Report

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Facial recognition trials in the UK have generated significant controversy and debate over the past few years. This week, it flared again when Sky News / Guardian trumpeted that 81% of 'suspects' flagged were false. However, their posts did not...

By John Honovich - over 2 years ago

China Jaywalking Facial Recognition Guide

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News reports touting the PRC's AI prowess often showcase facial recognition cameras being used to automatically catch and fine jaywalkers. In this report, we explain how the technology works and examine how common/effective the systems...

By Charles Rollet - over 2 years ago

Kidnapping Victim Rescued With Video From Ring Doorbell Camera

A kidnapping victim was rescued within 24 hours, with the police crediting video from a Ring Doorbell camera as key to solving the case. A girl was abducted from her mother in broad daylight, with a Ring doorbell capturing the event as the...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

Bank Security Manager Interview

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Bank security contends with many significant threats - from fraudsters to robbers and more. In this interview, IPVM spoke with bank security manager Damon Hood [link no longer available], who served in the Navy military police and in the...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

China PRC Government New National Video Surveillance Standards

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The People's Republic of China (PRC) government has released a new set of overarching standards for authorities to follow when they install video surveillance networks across the country. The standards were drafted over several years by Chinese...

By Charles Rollet - over 2 years ago

Actuate (formerly Aegis AI) Gun Detection Video Analytics Startup

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Gun detection analytic startups are increasing as the promise of AI and the threats of active shooters grow. One company, Actuate (formerly Aegis AI), is being led by a Marine Corps Veteran Sonny Tai, who aims to use his experience in the...

By Sean Patton - over 2 years ago

Verkada Wins $783,000 Memphis Deal

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The US city, most famous in video surveillance for standardizing on Hikvision, has issued an RFQ for 962 Verkada cameras due Wednesday, May 1, 2019. We estimate the value to be one million dollars. Verkada has quickly emerged as a rising power...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

Verkada Wins $783,000 Memphis Deal

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The US city, most famous in video surveillance for standardizing on Hikvision, has issued an RFQ for 962 Verkada cameras due Wednesday, May 1, 2019. We estimate the value to be one million dollars. Verkada has quickly emerged as a rising power...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

"Automated Racism": Chinese Tech Companies Profiling Ethnic Minority

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Scrutiny of Chinese facial recognition providers, including Hikvision, has sharply increased following a New York Times report that they developed analytics for the government to track members of China's Uyghur ethnic minority, "potentially...

By IPVM Team - over 2 years 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...

By Charles Rollet - over 2 years 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...

By Charles Rollet - over 2 years ago

Bezos-Funded Deep Sentinel Tested

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Backed by Jeff Bezos, the Silicon Valley startup, Deep Sentinel, has declared: No One Does Home Security Like We Do Our Surveillance Team has eyes on criminals from the second they step on your front yard. if our AI or personnel detects...

By Ethan Ace, John Honovich, and Rob Kilpatrick - over 2 years ago

City Physical Security Manager Interview

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This physical security pro is the Physical Security Manager for the City of Calgary. He is a criminologist by training with an ASIS CPP credential. He tells IPVM that managing surveillance and security for Canada’s 3rd most populous city has a...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

US City Sued For Hiding Surveillance Camera Map

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UPDATE: The judgment is now in and updated information is at the bottom of the post. Should maps of public surveillance camera locations be kept a secret? That is what one US city is trying to do. Though the city admits the cameras in question...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

Verified Response Discontinued in Silicon Valley San Jose

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Almost all security alarms are false. This has driven some municipalities to require verified response before dispatching police. However, now San Jose, with a population of more than 1 million people and in the middle of Silicon Valley has...

By Dan Gelinas - over 2 years ago

Police Department Surveillance Manager Interview

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Former Memphis PD Surveillance Manager, Lt. Joseph Patty retired months ago, but kept busy during his decades on the force, working to build up the city's surveillance infrastructure from a couple dozen to thousands of cameras to help fight the...

By Charles Rollet - over 2 years ago

Massive Leak Of Chinese VMS Provider Exposes Xinjiang Surveillance

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A subsidiary of China’s claimed largest VMS provider is tracking the precise location and ethnicity of millions in China’s Xinjiang region, according to a massive data leak. The news made headlines around the world, in large part due to a growing...

By Charles Rollet - almost 3 years 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 - almost 3 years ago

Mobile Surveillance Trailers Guide

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Putting cameras in a place for temporary surveillance where power and communications are not readily available can be complicated and expensive. One growing niche is mobile surveillance trailers that allow users to quickly deploy a turn-key system...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years ago

The False SCMP Story on Hikvision NYC AI

In the past week, one of Asia's largest publications, the South China Morning Post (SCMP), posted an article about "Chinese [facial recognition] technology" (i.e. Hikvision) being used by the NY city police department. The problem is - the story...

By John Honovich - almost 3 years ago

Infinova's Xinjiang Business Examined

As pressure mounts for companies to stop doing business in China’s Xinjiang region amid a severe human rights crisis, IPVM has found Infinova sold a video management system for “smart cities” in Xinjiang last year and has won substantial...

By Charles Rollet - almost 3 years ago

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