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China State Media Exposes Illegal Commercial Facial Recognition Use

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There has been increasing debate and scrutiny about facial recognition in the EU and US, and similar issues are emerging in China as the state media (CCTV) recently singled out illegal facial recognition for commercial use. In this report,...

By Isabella Cheng - 27 days ago

Video Surveillance Storage Retention Laws Examined

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Although surveillance video retention is often constricted by storage costs, written laws do sometimes dictate a minimum or maximum period video must be kept for. In this report, IPVM examines: Liability and privacy concerns driving...

By Isabella Cheng - about 1 month ago

False Verkada HIPAA Compliance And Legal Risks Investigated

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Verkada has repeatedly and falsely claimed to be certified HIPAA Compliant, with a HIPAA consultant telling IPVM Verkada's actions are a "HIPAA disaster" while Verkada refused to provide any explanation for its HIPAA compliant claims. Inside...

By Conor Healy - about 1 month ago

ADT Alleges “No Control” Over ADT "Sexual Gratification" Technician

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ADT filed to dismiss a class-action lawsuit and claimed it had "no control" over its technician's actions, who pleaded guilty to hacking surveillance video 9,600+ times for "sexual gratification." In this note, we examine the court filings,...

By Isabella Cheng - 2 months ago

Audio Usage In Video Surveillance Statistics 2021

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Audio usage in video surveillance remains rare but growing, new IPVM statistics show. 175+ integrators answered IPVM: "In the past year, what percentage of cameras did you record audio? Why that percentage?" Inside we break down the results...

By Zach Segal - 3 months ago

Flock Safety Raises $47 Million

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Major investments continue. Now, Flock Safety, an ALPR-as-a-service startup, has announced $47 million in funding, "to solve more crime and protect privacy." In this note, based on a conversation with Flock's CEO Garrett Langley, we examine...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

Bedside Cough and Sneeze Detector (Sound Intelligence and CLB)

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Coronavirus has increased interest in detecting symptoms such as fever and coughs. Can audio analytics help? IPVM speaks with CLB and Sound Intelligence to learn more about their bedside acoustic monitoring solution for care facilities.

By Zach Segal - 6 months ago

Bosch Announces "Human Skin Temperature Detection" Camera

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Bosch announced its "Human Skin Temperature Detection" system at the 2020 IPVM Fall New Products show. In this report we share: 30-minute Bosch video with IPVM Q&A and transcript Product Overview Where is Bosch measuring skin...

By Sean Patton - 6 months ago

FaceFirst Problems And Layoff

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FaceFirst, a US company and one of the oldest ongoing facial recognition providers, has faced significant problems including a reported layoff. Inside this note, we examine the background of FaceFirst, some issues facing the company and the...

By Joey Walter - 7 months ago

South Korea Bus Outdoor Temperature Screening Endangers Public

These $80,000+ South Korea bus stations have gained world-wide attention but IPVM verified they use cheap temperature tablets outdoors, endangering the public. This is the fifth in an ongoing series of flawed fever camera deployments adding...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 8 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 - 8 months ago

YOLOv5 Released Amidst Controversy

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YOLO has gained significant attention within video surveillance for its promise of better, faster video analytics. However, 2020 has proven to be controversial for the platform. Inside this report, we: Explain what happened to the Original...

By Zach Segal - 9 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...

By Robert Wren Gordon - 9 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...

By Charles Rollet - 9 months ago

Digifort Presents VMS 7.3 with AI Analytics

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Digifort presented its VMS 7.3 with AI analytics at the April 2020 IPVM New Products show. Inside this report: A 30-minute video from Digifort including IPVM Q&A Background on the company and the new product Key Positive factors to...

By Sean Patton - 12 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 - about 1 year 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 - about 1 year ago

Brivo Business Profile 2020

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Brivo has been doing cloud access for more than 20 years. Is the 2020s the decade that cloud access becomes the norm? CEO Steve Van Till recently briefed the Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference and talked to us about Brivo's positive...

By John Honovich and Brian Rhodes - about 1 year ago

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