artificial intelligence


Genetec partners with AnyVision to offer more powerful, AI-driven video surveillance solutions

Genetec, the developer of IP video surveillance, access control and licence plate recognition solutions, has partnered with AI recognition specialist AnyVision. Read More

AI, video analytics and panoramic cameras can secure schools more proactively, comprehensively and cost-effectively

Improving security and reducing security expenditure needn't be mutually exclusive goals, write Simon Reed, VP of sales, EMEA and Asia, Oncam. Used in concert AI, video analytics and panoramic cameras make staff and students safer without straining the budget. Read More

AI, network security and extended warranties among talking points at IDIS Summit

Hosted by IDIS in Seoul, South Korea, the summit also covered innovations in recording and camera technology and the need for increasingly powerful VMS capabilities. Read More

AI-powered network camera start-up secures $3m funding to take on “outdated” traditional market

Rhombus Systems, a provider of AI-powered, cloud-managed video surveillance systems, has announced a $3 million seed funding round. The California-based company launched the funding drive to finance an expansion of its sales and marketing department and take on an “outdated” industry in a wider range of sectors. Read More

Amazon’s mugshot AI fail and 5 other facial recognition controversies

Amazon’s facial recognition software erroneously flagged 28 members of Congress as having been arrested for crimes during tests run by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read More

AI modules developed for surveillance cameras by Uncanny Vision

Uncanny Vision expects the innovation to help keep growing incidents of crime under check by predicatively warning about suspicious behaviour using deep learning algorithms. Read More

Umbo Computer Vision’s SmartBullet camera strengthens intrusion detection with AI

The self-learning camera is designed to protect businesses, public spaces and critical infrastructure by analysing footage to identify and raise alerts concerning activities suggestive of intrusions and break-ins. Read More

Facial recognition needn’t infringe our privacy as the CCTV commissioner fears. Quite the opposite – if we get the tech right

Rather than obsessing over the legal implications, we should be exploring ways to make AI work for everyone, argues Cloudview founder James Wickes. Read More

A window to more than the soul? AI research raises troubling questions about privacy, profiling and wrongful arrest

The growing sophistication of facial recognition has generated considerable alarm in the media this week, even if it promises to eventually free us from the tyranny of myriad passwords and the ‘forgotten password’ process. Read More

“The panomorph lens will imitate human eyesight and empower AI”

ImmerVision is a one-of-a-kind company intent on persuading the security industry that its patented panomorph lens is far superior to the widely used fisheye lens. Read More



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