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Liberty fights for “intrusive” facial recognition systems ban following court ruling

Campaigning organisation Liberty is battling for an outright ban on “intrusive and discriminatory” facial recognition technology after the High Court found its use by South Wales Police is currently lawful. Cardiff resident Ed Bridges, represented by Liberty, challenged South...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019
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Lightmaster camera from IDIS realises “fast and precise” PTZ functionality

IDIS has extended its popular DirectIP surveillance range with the introduction of the flagship 2 MP 36x Lightmaster IR outdoor-ready camera for “fast and precise” PTZ performance. The DC-S6283HRX Lightmaster builds on the specification of IDIS’ successful PTZ models. A...
Posted On 04 Sep 2019
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Liberty and Privacy International bid to uncover phone spying technology

Human rights organisations Liberty and Privacy International have been in court fighting to force the police service to reveal whether or not it’s using IMSI catchers. IMSI catchers are surveillance tools which mimic mobile phone towers, tricking phones into connecting with...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019
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Surveillance specialist IDIS launches unique ‘Create A Better World’ campaign

IDIS is highlighting the more caring side of surveillance technology as it launches a new initiative designed to support a deserving charity or community group with the donation of an advanced video system. While security professionals are already aware of all the good that CCTV...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Norbain reveals Vista’s all-new VK2 dome camera and VK2 PTZ camera models

Are you an end user looking to maximise the advantages of “crystal clear 4K images” along with long-range IR illumination? Vista’s new ultra HD cameras have just been released. These cameras are packed with high-end features, making them the ideal choice for use in...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019
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Big Brother Watch investigation unearths “facial recognition epidemic” in UK

An investigation by Big Brother Watch has uncovered a facial recognition “epidemic” across privately owned sites in the UK. The civil liberties campaign group has found major property developers, Shopping Centres, museums, conference centres and casinos using the...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019
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Illustra Pro Mini Domes from Johnson Controls feature Smart Wide Dynamic Range

Johnson Controls has updated its popular Illustra Pro camera family with a new generation of Mini Domes featuring Smart Wide Dynamic Range (WDR). Offering a choice of 2, 3, 5 and 8 megapixel models and a variety of lens options, the new cameras are ideal for a wide range of...
Posted On 06 Aug 2019
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Hanwha Techwin introduces 5 MP Wisenet P two-channel multi-directional camera  

The latest addition to the Wisenet P Series of premium cameras manufactured by Hanwha Techwin offers the capabilities of two video surveillance cameras in a single housing. The two-channel multi-directional Wisenet PNM-9000VD camera, which features a modular lens design and a...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019
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BSIA Briefing

To most people in the street, ‘security’ as an issue generally means protecting individuals and property from harm or serious criminal activity, with terrorism obviously being a big focus. However, as Gideon Reichental explains, seemingly lesser or petty criminal offences still...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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IDIS DC-C4212RX micro dome camera “ideal” for high-end security projects

The DC-C4212RX 2 MP micro dome camera is the latest addition to the DirectIP line-up from surveillance specialist IDIS. The compact design of the camera makes it the “best choice” for understated and less noticeable installation. Indeed, the neat aesthetics are said...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019