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.
Developing tiny cave camera and iris recognition technology for military, homeland security
Researchers are expanding new miniature camera technology for military and security uses so soldiers can track combatants in dark caves or urban alleys, and security officials can unobtrusively identify a subject from an ...
Robots, space technology run Australia's mining miracle
The heavy clank of machinery rings out across a seemingly deserted Outback mine site as an invisible satellite signal fires Rio Tinto's production line into motion.
Software: running commentary for smarter surveillance?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cutting-edge surveillance software that automatically detects human motion, behaviour and facial expressions, generates a running commentary of what?s happening and re-enacts events virtually ...
Canadians should be concerned about camera surveillance: report
A new report by the Surveillance Camera Awareness Network (SCAN) at Queen's University shows that Canadians believe surveillance cameras promote safety, but their perceptions don't match the actual evidence. The first of ...
New Orleans jury: Dell liable in crime camera suit
(AP) -- A jury found Dell Inc. liable Monday for $12.8 million in damages over unfair competition and conspiracy claims in a lawsuit involving the city's problematic crime camera surveillance program.
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 ...
Asking a machine to spot threats human eyes miss
The surveillance cameras at Big Y, a Massachusetts grocery chain, are not just passively recording customers and staff. They're studying checkout lines for signs of "sweethearting."
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, ...
One-eyed filmmaker conceals camera in prosthetic
(AP) -- A one-eyed documentary filmmaker is preparing to work with a video camera concealed inside a prosthetic eye, hoping to secretly record people for a project commenting on the global spread of surveillance ...