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Advanced video surveillance technology promises safer mass transit

Advanced video surveillance technology promises safer mass transit

| January 30, 2014

The significance of video surveillance in defending national security came to light following the major role it played in the Boston Marathon and London Transit bombing investigations. Equipped with high-tech software and technologies, surveillance cameras are gradually becoming more effective in preventing potential threats and detecting crimes. And in addition to providing higher safety and security, […]

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Assessing the future of video surveillance

Assessing the future of video surveillance

| January 8, 2014

As events like the Boston Marathon bombings occur, people are becoming more amenable to video surveillance. Today, video surveillance is no longer limited to traditional security but is also found in retail, government, transport, and other areas. The video surveillance market is expected to grow by over 12 percent globally this year, as compared to 2013, according […]

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The best places to install hidden cameras

The best places to install hidden cameras

| December 16, 2013

Often, the very sight of the all-recording eye of a surveillance camera is enough to deter crime — it’s easier for a criminal to move on to a target where evidence isn’t being recorded. But if the goal is to catch an intruder (or an escaper) in the act, then installing a hidden outdoor camera […]

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3D plastic guns threaten public safety as undetectable firearm ban nears expiration

3D plastic guns threaten public safety as undetectable firearm ban nears expiration

| November 21, 2013

America’s ban on undetectable firearms is expiring in just a few weeks, raising concerns for federal law enforcement authorities about the future of 3D printed plastic guns. DIY Plastic guns mean untraceable weapons Cody Wilson, who created the world’s first 3D printed plastic gun, The Liberator, has posted online instructions for making the handgun almost […]

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Anti-mass surveillance rally gains support across factions

Anti-mass surveillance rally gains support across factions

| November 4, 2013

The 12th anniversary of the Patriot Act on 26th October, saw nearly 2,000 people march to Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. to protest the mass surveillance programs that Edward Snowden revealed this year. Left and rightwingers come together Stop Watching Us, the group behind the rally, is comprised of 100 public advocacy organizations and companies, […]

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Arrest that house: surveillance and location-based policing

Arrest that house: surveillance and location-based policing

| October 15, 2013

Police work has long been associated with catching perps and criminals. But an emerging body of work has found that crime happens in very specific places: a single house, a certain street corner or a particular park. Several studies have shown that crimes are geographically concentrated, with some attributing up to 50 percent of crimes […]

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A guide to on-the-job dog bite prevention

A guide to on-the-job dog bite prevention

| October 3, 2013

For many of us, dogs are loving, protective creatures we invite into our homes as not just pets, but members of the family. But for some of us, dogs are unfriendly strangers that pose a workplace hazard we’d like to avoid. Mail carriers, emergency responders, construction workers, meter readers, door-to-door salespeople, lawn maintenance workers, repair […]

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