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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 - 26 days 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 - about 1 month 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 - about 1 month ago

OpenALPR Doubles Prices

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There is no 'race to the bottom' in cloud / AI video surveillance. In May, Verkada increased their prices. Now, OpenALPR is doing the same with a drastic doubling in price for its CloudAPI service. Further, the price hike is accompanied by a cu...

By Dan Gelinas - about 1 month ago

IndigoVision Control Center VMS Tested

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IPVM's last test of IndigoVision's VMS was in 2010, which found enterprise VMS features and a simple client interface. but no 3rd party camera support. We tested Control Center and in this report, we examine its main strengths and weaknesses in...

By Sean Patton - about 2 months 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 2 months ago

Milestone XProtect 2019 R1 Tested

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For the past few years, Milestone has released quarterly software updates XProtect VMS platform. What is new and how much impact do the updates have? We tested XProtect 2019 R1 and in this report, we examine its main strengths and primary weakn...

By Sean Patton - 2 months ago

11 Facial Recognition Providers Review (Secutech)

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Adding to our 19 Facial Recognition Providers Profiled report from ISC West, IPVM focused on facial recognition technology for our Day 2 coverage of Secutech, comparing different price points, performance, and demos for the following Asian firms (...

By Charles Rollet - 2 months ago

Bastille Cell Phone Tracking Profile

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Is tracking someone by their cellphone the next generation of surveillance? Bastille is a US startup which tracks people by their cellphone or other connected devices and integrates with IP cameras. However, its chief use case is enforcing no-cel...

By Charles Rollet - 3 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 - 4 months 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 anyth...

By Ethan Ace, John Honovich, and Rob Kilpatrick - 4 months ago

Genetec Security Center 5.8 Tested

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Genetec has released Version 5.8. This comes after a wait of more than a year that caused frustrations for many Genetec partners. Our previous test (which covers the fundamentals), found Security Center to offer many enterprise features and a com...

By Sean Patton - 4 months 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 num...

By Dan Gelinas - 4 months ago

Church Technology Director Security Interview

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With 40+ years of experience in IT from a wide array of verticals, including US and foreign military, and large corporate and industrial settings, retired IT professional Richard Buckmaster now applies his years of experience in security and IT to...

By Dan Gelinas - 5 months 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 - 5 months ago

Casino Surveillance Pro Interview: James Lathrop

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James Lathrop has been working in casinos for almost 25 years. During that time, he says he has held "just about every job you can do in the casino," including Surveillance Technician, Surveillance Observer, Surveillance Manager,  Security Shift M...

By Dan Gelinas - 5 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 - 6 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

IPVM Best New Products 2019 Opened - 70+ Entrants

The inaugural IPVM Best New Product Awards has been opened - the industry's first and only program where the awards are not pay-to-play and the awarding organization does extensive testing to evaluate products awarded. 70+ Entrants Listed (So F...

By IPVM Team - 6 months ago

Startup Sunflower Labs' Autonomous Drone Security System

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Startup Sunflower Labs is claiming a unique design on a home security system, combining autonomous drones and 'Sunflower' sensors. Imagine an intruder tries to break into your home and your automated security drone suddenly appears above them an...

By Dan Gelinas - 7 months ago

Cybersecurity Insurance For Security Integrators

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Most security industry professionals carry insurance to cover themselves in the event of a general loss. However, most are not carrying cyber insurance. Insurers and industry groups IPVM spoke to say it is a 'no-brainer,' however, for integrators...

By Dan Gelinas - 8 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 - 8 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

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 - about 1 year ago

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