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Congress Reintroduces Ban on Facial Recognition Technology

Not only will the new legislation ban the use of facial recognition technology, it will also block funding for state or local governments that use biometric surveillance or facial recognition during the moratorium.

Rodney Bosch · June 23, 2021

Cloud vs. Edge? Ensuring Clients’ Data Privacy to Expand Your Smart Home & Security Business

According to data from Parks Associates, 79% of consumers are concerned about protecting their data privacy in their smart homes. That hesitancy is an obstacle that integrators can overcome by utilizing security panels and smart home controls based locally on the edge vs. in the cloud. Edge-based solutions, such as the new 2GIG EDGE panel, protect consumer privacy by storing all the […]

Andrew Nichols · June 02, 2021

Amazon Extends Ban on Sharing Face Recognition with Police

Amazon imposed a one-year halt on sharing data from its ReKognition face recognition software with law enforcement.

Jason Knott · May 20, 2021

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Is 2GIG EDGE the Smartest Security Panel Ever?

New 2GIG EDGE panel combines advanced analytics, face recognition, interoperability and data privacy protection in a single sleek design.

Jason Knott · March 09, 2021

Nortek Security & Control Embraces Facial Recognition

Nortek’s Elan line of surveillance cameras and touchscreens feature facial recognition for enhanced detection analytics; touch-free control.

Lisa Montgomery · September 12, 2018

New Nest Cam IQ Offers 4K, HDR, Facial Recognition, Audio Analytics

Nest Cam IQ 4k video camera with HDR support, adds facial recognition and audio analytics to determine who is in the area and what is happening based on background sounds.

Jordan O'Brien · May 31, 2017