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Report: ICE Used Facial Recognition Technology To Search Multiple State Driver's License Databases

In states where undocumented immigrants can obtain driver’s licenses, ICE has asked agencies to search for matches in their databases. Two have complied.

Primeview to Bring FusionMAX LED Developments to the Show Floor at InfoComm 2019

Global display solutions company will be unveiling its new video wall solutions at a private innovation suite by invitation only at booth #2688 at InfoComm 2019.

One Step Ahead

One Step Ahead

According to Aite Group, a research and advisory firm, losses incurred by account takeovers at contact centers are expected to reach $775 million in 2020, nearly double the amount from just five years ago.

The Game Changer

The Game Changer

Most access control systems are focused on improving security and protecting the business, ensuring that only the right people have the right access to the right areas. It keeps the bad guys out and the good guys in.

Utah Considering Hidden Security Measures for Sundance Film Festival

Utah Considering Hidden Security Measures for Sundance Film Festival

A new technology that can covertly detect weapons is being considered by Utah officials to secure large events and public spaces.

Amazon Alexa Now Offers New Security Features

Amazon Alexa Now Offers New Security Features

Amazon Alexa users that enable Alexa Guard on their smart speakers can now take advantage of a few security features.

San Francisco May be the First to Ban Facial Recognition

San Francisco May be the First to Ban Facial Recognition

The use of facial recognition by police might cease to exist in San Francisco if adopts a ban on the technology.

Photo Storage App Reportedly Used Customers

Photo Storage App Reportedly Used Customers' Images to Train a Facial Recognition System

Ever, a photo storage and backup app, reportedly trained a commercial facial recognition system using millions of images uploaded to the service without notifying users.



Biometric Technology Market to Grow to $59.31 Billion by 2025

Biometric Technology Market to Grow to $59.31 Billion by 2025

Due to the growing use of biometrics to counter security threats, the biometric technology market is expected to bloom over the next few years.

Lyft Adds New Security Measures for Riders

Lyft Adds New Security Measures for Riders

Lyft has announced two new features to enhance the security and safety of the riders using the Lyft platform.

The Next Level

The Next Level

Convenience stores and mini marts have traditionally installed surveillance cameras to deter crime and encourage safety, but too often these have provided images that lacked detail, particularly in low light conditions.

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Clearing Up Confusion

The confusion I hear in the industry starts with the definitions of these terms: artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (deep and shallow), and analytics. Some believe these things are all the same and use them interchangeably.

Crime-busting Technology

Like many metropolitan cities, Hartford, CT has its share of crimes. And solving those crimes usually involves sifting through an overwhelming amount of data.

Increasing Sophistication

Increasing Sophistication

Video surveillance management is becoming increasingly sophisticated in terms of operational capabilities, including the type and scope of analytics available.

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

Congress Introduces Bill to Improve IoT Security

The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act aims to establish a bare minimum of security standards for IoT devices used by the federal government

Leveraging Thermal Against Threats

Leveraging Thermal Against Threats

Artificial intelligence continues to redefine the capabilities of physical security systems and shape customer demands.

Six Trends, Predictions and Emerging Technologies Ahead of ISC West 2019

Six Trends, Predictions and Emerging Technologies Ahead of ISC West 2019

The following predictions for ISC West 2019 dive deeper into how these innovations, among others, will help move the security industry forward.

Automating Critical Environments

Automating Critical Environments

As key stakeholders look to implement AI into their workflow, many find that security and safety is a commonsense place to begin.

Looking Beyond the Hype

Looking Beyond the Hype

The past few years have seen significant advancements in computing power. With this, machines seem to have a greater ability to learn about us and participate in our lives.

The Flaws and Dangers of Facial Recognition

The Flaws and Dangers of Facial Recognition

When dealing with airport and border security, we need databases, we need to share information and we need law enforcement.

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