Assange says WikiLeaks work hampered
(AP) -- After six months under virtual house arrest, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange acknowledged Thursday that his detention is hampering the work of the secret-spilling site. His supporters accused Britain ...
The Aeryon Scout gets VideoZoom10x upgrade (w/ video)
SW China mega-city building huge security system
The mega-city of Chongqing in southwest China plans to build a $2.6 billion security system that will be one of the world's largest with 500,000 surveillance cameras, state media have said.
Chicago's high-tech cameras spark privacy fears
A vast network of high-tech surveillance cameras that allows Chicago police to zoom in on a crime in progress and track suspects across the city is raising privacy concerns.
Surgeons, CCTV and TV football gain from new video technology that banishes shadows and flare
Researchers at the University of Warwick have developed the world's first complete High Dynamic Range (HDR) video system, from video capture to image display, that will help a range of users including: surveillance camera ...
Israeli invention wins Wall Street Journal Award
The 2010 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award in the area of physical security will be awarded this week in the US to the Israel-based BriefCam Company for its invention, which was developed by ...
New test equipment enhances police traffic surveillance
Police surveillance of seatbelt compliance and speeding receives a boost with the new test equipment. Developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, the equipment also measures distance between vehicles, ...
Body language to be read by computers one of new innovative solutions
Can a computer read your body language? A consortium of European researchers thinks so, and has developed a range of innovative solutions from escalator safety to online marketing.
Vigilant camera eye
An innovative camera system could in future enhance security in public areas and buildings. Smart Eyes works just like the human eye. The system analyzes the recorded data in real time and then immediately ...
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 ...
Bunker-busting ATM attacks show security holes
(AP) -- A hacker has discovered a way to force ATMs to disgorge their cash by hijacking the computers inside them.
S.Korea kids to carry GPS beepers against sex crime
South Korea, shaken by several brutal sex crimes against minors, will supply children with GPS-embedded beepers to warn police of dangers and activate surveillance cameras, officials said Wednesday.
China sends pandas into forest to bring up cubs in wild
Four pregnant pandas bred in captivity have been released into an area of forest in southwest China to prepare their cubs for life in the wild, state media reported.
Invention provides quicker, more efficient use of surveillance videos
Millions of surveillance cameras around the world are today watching public and private areas around the clock, providing police with a valuable tool for catching perpetrators carrying out criminal acts. Rapid ...