CCTV

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="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0002/1757/21757v1-max-250x250.png" class="shot2"> A startup based in Shanghai, with United States headquarters in Woburn, Mass., <a href="http

Schneier: CCTV is useless

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/big-brother-is-watching-you4.jpg" />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="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/cctv.jpg" /> 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

Surveillance cameras can sometimes give you a creepy feeling (especially the ones you can’t directly see) but the nation of cute- and friendliness, Japan, now offers two solutions for that probl

How not to hide from CCTV cameras

There’s been a lot of lip service paid about hiding from CCTV cameras using LEDs and IR lamps. Well, randolfo on Instructables just showed us that none of those solutions work and, in fact, will

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