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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...

By IPVM Team - almost 3 years 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...

By Dan Gelinas - almost 3 years 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 - about 3 years 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...

By Charles Rollet - about 3 years 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 - about 3 years 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...

By Charles Rollet - over 3 years ago

GDPR For Access Control Guide

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Electronic access control is common in businesses plus organizations are increasingly considering biometrics for access control. With GDPR coming into force this Spring, it is important to understand how this will impact these systems. IPVM has...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

GDPR / ICO Complaint Filed Against IFSEC Show Facial Recognition

IPVM has filed a complaint against IFSEC’s parent company UBM based on our concern that the conference violates core GDPR principles on biometrics at its London conference. The complaint was filed with the Information Commissioner’s Office...

By IPVM Team - over 3 years ago

China Public Video Surveillance Guide: From Skynet to Sharp Eyes

China is expanding its video surveillance network to achieve “100%” nationwide coverage by 2020, including facial recognition capabilities and a database that allows authorities to track and cross-check video data across the country. This...

By Charles Rollet - over 3 years ago

Dahua Products Are Not GDPR Compliant, No Products Can Be

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Dahua products are neither GDPR-compliant nor certified, contrary to their marketing. The reason is that no products can be, as the EU does not 'certify' nor endorse products as 'compliant'. In this note, based on our 20+ page GDPR For Video...

By Charles Rollet - over 3 years ago

Amazon's "Dangerous New Face Recognition Technology" Says ACLU

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The ACLU has caused a stir, with a new report Amazon Teams Up With Law Enforcement to Deploy Dangerous New Face Recognition Technology, explaining: Powered by artificial intelligence, Rekognition can identify, track, and analyze people in...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

Genetec Clearance Face Detection / Redaction Test

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Privacy regulations such as GDPR (EU Public Privacy), HIPAA (US Medical Privacy), and FERPA (US Student Privacy) are driving video surveillance manufacturers to provide solutions for blurring/masking faces. However, as our recent discussion on...

By Sean Patton - over 3 years ago

Global Real-Time Video Surveillance - EarthNow

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A new company, EarthNow, with backing from Bill Gates, Airbus and more, is claiming that: Users will be able to see places on Earth with a delay as short as about one second. This makes it possible to see and monitor events as they...

By John Honovich - over 3 years ago

GDPR For Video Surveillance Guide

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25, but there is much confusion and no clear guidelines on exactly how these new regulations will impact the video surveillance industry. We have compiled...

By Charles Rollet - over 3 years ago

Audio Usage In Video Surveillance Statistics 2018

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Audio is more widely available and easier to use than ever, with many IP cameras building audio in and often making integration as simple as toggling a button. But how widely is audio used? There still remain many legal and privacy concerns about...

By Brian Rhodes - over 3 years ago

Understanding The 20+ Lock Functions

While locks can look the same, they may operate in significantly different ways. To make understanding them simpler, widely adopted industry standards define a range of over 20 different lock functions. Understanding them is vital in picking the...

By Brian Rhodes - over 3 years ago

Video Privacy Mask Tutorial

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Privacy has historically been hotly debated in the surveillance industry, especially in public surveillance systems where cameras may be located in residential areas. This is becoming even a greater concern as the EU implements the General Data...

By Ethan Ace - almost 4 years ago

Chinese Police Wearing Facial Recognition Are Here

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This is a very interesting and highly atypical usage of facial recognition that the Chinese government touted this week [link no longer available]: It is a PRC police officer performing real-time facial recognition using a camera attached to...

By John Honovich - almost 4 years ago

Chinese Government Attacks Western Reports

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The Chinese government is angry at the BBC and WSJ's reporting on Chinese video surveillance (see BBC Features Dahua and WSJ Investigates China's Total Surveillance State). Much like Hikvision's attacks on IPVM for our reporting, Hikvision's...

By John Honovich - almost 4 years ago

$800 Axis Thermal Camera Examined

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Axis is releasing two of the lowest cost thermal IP cameras ever. But will low cost be enough to spur adoption? In this note, we examine the 2 new models, review feedback from Axis and analyze the main issues likely to impact this product's...

By Brian Karas - almost 4 years ago

BBC Features Dahua

Hikvision is not the only mega-Chinese video surveillance manufacturer getting global attention. Last month, the WSJ investigated Hikvision and now the BCC has run a video segment on Dahua, embedded below: IPVM spoke with Dahua to get more...

By John Honovich - almost 4 years ago

US Army Bans Chinese DJI Drones

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The US Army has issued a ban on Chinese-made DJI drones. A US Army memo obtained by sUAS News references a classified document from the Army Research Laboratory titles "DJI UAS Technology Threat and User Vulnerabilities".   Inside this note,...

By Brian Karas - over 4 years ago

SimpliSafe Camera Tested

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SimpliSafe is one of the most controversial companies in the industry, as they have become the symbol of the DIY threat to traditional alarm providers. Indeed, Simplisafe is doing very well financially. Expanding from their foundation in alarm...

By John Scanlan - over 4 years ago

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