News tagged with security cameras

New CCTV technology helps prevent terror attacks

Numerous CCTV systems are in use in public places which have the capacity to gather large amounts of image material. For the time being, however, there are no effective ways to analyze the mass of video data automatically ...

Sep 09, 2010
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Data violations unpunished in EU: rights agency

Data protection in many European countries suffers from a lack of funds, staff, independence and most importantly, a lack of sanctions for violators, the EU's rights agency reported Friday.

May 07, 2010
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Surveillance software solves security snag

Sophisticated network surveillance technology developed at the University of Adelaide will help solve a security dilemma currently facing airports, casinos, CBDs, shopping malls and large sporting and entertainment venues ...

Sep 14, 2009
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Zooming in to catch the bad guys

It's a frequent scene in television crime dramas: Clever police technicians zoom in on a security camera video to read a license plate or capture the face of a hold-up artist. But in real life, enhancing this low-quality ...

Jun 30, 2009
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Ka-Boom! The sequel

When two camera prototypes were tested in a bombing last month aboard a mass transit bus, not only was the Transportation Security Administration interested, so were the cities of New York, Washington, Chicago, ...

Apr 29, 2009
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