Spot AI raises $40M to build smarter CCTV security camera tech

CCTV and other kinds of security cameras have a strong Big Brother vibe, but for many of us that may be because we don’t really understand or know how the footage they pick up ever gets used. To

TikTok’s Chinese version Douyin launches an e-wallet

Tencent’s WeChat Pay and Alibaba’s affiliate Alipay have long dominated digital payments in China, but they have always faced new challengers. The latest entrant in online payments is Douy

Moscow officially turns on facial recognition for its city-wide camera network

Like many cities, Moscow has an enormous network of CCTV cameras, but unlike many cities, thousands of those cameras are now hooked up to a powerful facial recognition system that can track criminals

8D World Gets $5.25 Million More To Teach English As A Foreign Language Online

<img src="" class="shot2"> A startup based in Shanghai, with United States headquarters in Woburn, Mass., <a href="http

Schneier: CCTV is useless

<img src="" />Remember that big, 15-member hit squad that assassinated Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh? They were o

Study shows CCTVs have almost no effect on crime rate

<img src="" /> The UK has the world's highest density of CCTVs, which are mainly used as tools to fight crime. But now an "international r

2 examples for Japanese style nonthreatening CCTV cameras

[youtube=] Surveillance cameras can sometimes give you a creepy feeling (especially the ones you can’t directly see) but the natio

How not to hide from CCTV cameras

[youtube] There’s been a lot of lip service paid about hiding from CCTV cameras using LEDs and IR l

Papercraft CCTV camera

Welcome to the police state! Please print out this handy mock CCTV camera, build it, and place it prominently in your bedroom in order to acclimate yourself to the 24/7 surveillance you will experienc

UK CCTV cameras used to solve only 3% of London crime

Despite having more CCTV cameras than anywhere else in Europe, UK police have solved a whopping 3 percent of London robberies with them. Considering that all those cameras cost somewhere in the billio