Neowin News Feed for: Cctv Neowin News Feed for: Cctv en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Google's wireless Nest Cam and Doorbell are now up for pre-order <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has unveiled a battery-powered Nest Cam and Nest Doorbell. These wireless smart gadgets enable you to keep an eye on your house and even get the door right from your smartphone. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chandrakant Isi) Thu, 05 Aug 2021 15:16:01 +0000 Five ideas for repurposing your old Android mobile to give it a new lease on life <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Have you got a bunch of old Android smartphones sitting in a drawer? Check out these simple projects that will make you dust off your old smartphones and put them to some good use. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chandrakant Isi) Sun, 27 Jun 2021 18:06:01 +0000 Metropolitan Police's facial recognition system flags innocent people 81% of the time <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report compiled by researchers at the University of Essex has revealed that the Met Police&#039;s LFR CCTV system only gets a successful match 19% of the time, a damning result for the technology. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 04 Jul 2019 06:44:01 +0000 Facial recognition tech helps cops nab Chinese man in a crowd of 60,000 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A wanted man in a concert filled with a crowd of 60,000 people, was succesfully recognized and arrested by the police, with the help of facial recognition tech and CCTV camera footage. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sharath Ravishankar) Fri, 13 Apr 2018 20:06:01 +0000 Amazon ready to open checkout-less store to public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon is now primed to launch its Amazon Go store to the general public following a year of testing by its employees. The company will want to see how well the tracking mechanisms function. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:42:01 +0000 UK's Open Rights Group is looking for recruits for its Advisory Council <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The online privacy and freedom advocacy Open Rights Group has announced that it is seeking to recruit people for its Advisory Council. Read on to see what&#039;s required and how to apply. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 02 Sep 2017 01:26:01 +0000 Face scanning cameras installed at 450 UK Tesco petrol stations <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2007096370news-logo-cctv.png" alt="" /></div>No less than 450 Tesco petrol stations around the UK have been fitted with face scanning cameras that enable them to beam tailor-made advertising to you, while you fill up. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:09:56 +0000 Samsung apologises to Chinese consumers for handset flaws <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/141144376samsung-logotype-blue.png" alt="" /></div>Samsung are in hot water again after the Chinese state-run television accused them of selling handsets with faulty memory chips. The company apologised, offering free repairs and extended warranty. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Phi Ha) Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:20:15 +0000 UK schools discover new level of creepiness with toilet cameras <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>UK schools have discovered a new level of creepiness by installing cameras (as many as one for every 5 students) in &#039;private&#039; areas, like toilets. Unsurprisingly, privacy advocates are up in arms. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tyler Holman) Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:58:03 +0000 Big Brother is alive and well in the UK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1194961264identity_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Britain is attempting to pass legislation that will allow the government to &ldquo;track every phone call, email, text message and website visit,&rdquo; all in the name of national security. While the article claims that the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Thu, 21 Oct 2010 03:31:55 +0000