A Community for IT & Channel Technology Insiders

channelbytes tech talks
“Discreet” isn’t exactly how we’d describe them

Written by Nick Dinsmoor

June 11, 2019

"Discreet" isn't exactly how we'd describe them

Facial recognition is already everywhere. Now, a new type of surveillance glasses, equipped with an 8-megapixel camera, “allows the wearer to scan faces in a crowd and compare with a database of 1 million images.” Currently, 50 pairs of these facial recognition-enabled glasses are on the streets in “security operations” in Abu Dhabi. They are also only on sale to security and law enforcement. In terms of privacy concerns, the manufacturer argues that their technology is no different from, “old school naked eye search when a photo of the suspect is published and security can spot him.”



Advanced Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Protection for today's new breed of cyber threats. Trusted by Chase Bank, JetBlue, Starbucks, & more.

Related Articles

The Bird Rock Systems 2021 Guide to Cybersecurity Trends & Threats

The Bird Rock Systems 2021 Guide to Cybersecurity Trends & Threats

Many of us are looking forward to putting 2020 behind us. As we turn our attention to 2021, it’s critical that organizations in all verticals take time to prepare themselves for the challenges and potential cybersecurity attacks 2021 is likely to bring.  Familiar...

Achieving Zero Trust With Citrix

Achieving Zero Trust With Citrix

No matter how large or how small you are, every organization needs to take steps to safeguard its digital data. Cybercrime remains a worldwide threat, and as criminals become increasingly sophisticated, organizations in all verticals need to be prepared. A Zero Trust...



Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

fifteen − ten =