Video Surveillance


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Opposition to Government Use of Facial Recognition Technology Grows in Detroit

A recent public meeting exposed tensions about how a city-wide video surveillance system is being used to identify crime suspects in Detroit.

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Amazon Patent Shows Potential for Drones To Be Next Frontier in Home Security

The tech behemoth already plans to roll out delivery drones. It’s now considering offering a home surveillance service to customers.

Workplace Violence Is Leading Companies To Adopt Stricter Security Measures

Workplace Violence Is Leading Companies To Adopt Stricter Security Measures

Employers are becoming more vigilant about workplace security, implementing intensive screenings for job candidates and electronic badge systems for employees.

New High-Tech Riverbank Surveillance Cameras Go Beyond Capturing Footage

New High Tech Riverbank Surviellance Cameras Go Beyond Capturing Footage

Remote Surveillance Units have been installed in Riverbank, Calif., and they have the power to do much more than just capture footage. These high-tech surveillance cameras can detect when a crime is being committed, and even allow police officers to communicate with the offender.

Shreveport to Potentially Require High-End Security Systems in Liquor Stores

Shreveport to Potentially Require High-End Security Systems in Liquor Stores

Restaurants and stores that sell liquor are suffering from theft in Shreveport, Louisiana. In response, a city councilman is now pushing an amendment that requires restaurants and stores that sell liquor to obtain state-of-the-art surveillance systems before they acquire a liquor license.

Google Fixes Nest Security Issue

Google Fixes Nest Security Issue

After a Facebook user discovered that the old Nest owners were able to see screenshots from their Nest’s new home, even after factory resets, Google quickly stepped in to resolve the security issue.

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California Police Use 'HP RoboCop' to Help Patrol

Police use new autonomous data machine with 360-degree HD video as an extra set of eyes for areas where police are not consistently present.

Police departments work to build city surveillance through home security

Police departments work to build city surveillance through home security

Police departments have figured out a new way to increase city security – through privately-owned surveillance cameras. While the smart home security camera market is expected to rise swiftly in the next few years, police may have to implement restrictions to develop resident support.



Chicago Authorities Install 20 Cameras Along So-Called ‘Heroin Highway’

Chicago Authorities Install 20 Cameras Along So-Called ‘Heroin Highway’

In an attempt to crack down on drug traffic on the Eisenhower Expressway, authorities installed 20 new high-surveillance cameras.

SmartTrucks offer video surveillance to commercial, governmental, and educational facilities

SmartTrucks Offer Video Surveillance to Facilities

Video surveillance is no longer stagnant. With new SmartTruck technology, IoT gives officials real-time, archivable coverage of facilities.

Tampa Transit System Steps Up Security Following Bus Driver Fatality

Tampa Transit System Steps Up Security Following Bus Driver Fatality

A transit system near Tampa, Fla. is boosting security measures after a bus driver was stabbed to death by a passenger.

North Carolina Police Notice Decrease in Crime Following Installation of Surveillance Cameras

North Carolina Police Notice Decrease in Crime Following Installation of Surveillance Cameras

Greenville, N.C. police see a 20 percent decrease in crime thanks to previously installed surveillance cameras.

Eight Percent of Baltimore

Eight Percent of Baltimore's Surveillance Cameras Don't Work

Fifty-nine surveillance cameras in Baltimore's network of 744 cameras don't function correctly, according to police.

Trump Signs Order to Ban Huawei Brands

Trump Signs Order to Ban Huawei Brands

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting technology provided by “foreign adversaries,” in what is widely being called a “Huawei ban.”

Oregon City Sees Drop in Crime After Installation of Security Cams

Oregon City Sees Drop in Crime After Installation of Security Cams

Eugene Police set up three trailer-mounted security cameras in Kesey Square to cut down on crime.

Alabama Public Housing Community Sees Increased Security

Alabama Public Housing Community Sees Increased Security

Security barriers and surveillance cameras are being added to a Birmingham public housing community to cut down on crime.

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.

Mosque Targeted in Christchurch Attacks to Install Cameras with Gun Detection AI

Mosque Targeted in Christchurch Attacks to Install Cameras with Gun Detection AI

The Al Noor Masjid, one of the mosques targeted in the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings on March 15, is installing security cameras that use artificial intelligence to detect whether someone is armed.

United, Delta, American Airlines Cover Seatback Cameras

United, Delta, American Airlines Cover Seatback Cameras

In response to passenger outcry about privacy, United, Delta and American Airlines are now covering the small cameras in the back-of-seat units on their planes.

Meeting Modern Video Surveillance Cybersecurity Challenges

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Meeting Modern Video Surveillance Cybersecurity Challenges

Today, many video surveillance systems use IP-based equipment, which sends recorded video across ethernet cabling to local, remote, and cloud-based recorders, often using the same LAN infrastructure that is used by general office workers.

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