Algorithm automatically cuts boring parts from long videos
Smartphones, GoPro cameras and Google Glass are making it easy for anyone to shoot video anywhere. But, they do not make it any easier to watch the tedious videos that can result. Carnegie Mellon University ...
Uninvited access to security camera systems pinned down
Surveillance tech from Carnegie Mellon can watch and predict
New surveillance camera system provides text feed
New surveillance camera can search 36 million faces for matches in one second
Bombing probe highlights expansion of surveillance
As the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings illustrates, getting lost in the crowd is no longer an easy feat. There are eyes—and cameras—everywhere.
Seeing beyond cameras: Predicting where people move in CCTV blind spots
A new model from Queen Mary, University of London could be a useful security tool in tracking people in large, busy venues such as airport terminals and shopping centres.
New search technique for images and videos has broad applications
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a powerful new approach to a fundamental problem in computer vision: how to program a computer to recognize or categorize ...
In a cameras-everywhere culture, science fiction becomes reality
Science fiction writer David Brin calls it "a tsunami of lights" - a future where tiny cameras are everywhere, lighting up everything we do, and even predicting what we'll do next.
Study suggests repetition of rare events could reduce screening mistakes by security
The failure to detect infrequent, but obvious security threats at airport screenings and other checkpoints may have less to do with incompetence or poor training than a human tendency to overlook rare events. But a Carnegie ...
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 ...
Germany to prevent Facebook checks
(AP) -- Ever thought twice about posting a party picture on Facebook, fearing it could someday hurt your chance at a dream job? A new German law is supposed to solve the problem by making it illegal for prospective ...
New York police launch high-tech surveillance
New York police on Wednesday launched what officials say is a revolutionary camera surveillance system that will simultaneously scan the streets and call up data on suspects.
No place to hide: New 360 degree video surveillance system uses image stitching technology
Traditional surveillance cameras can be of great assistance to law enforcement officers for a range of scenarios -- canvassing a crowd for criminal activity, searching for who left a suitcase beneath a bench, ...