Tag Archive | Surveillance

Exploring the Rise of Smart Video Surveillance

Exploring the Rise of Smart Video Surveillance

The video surveillance market will nearly double. By 2025, the global annual spend for video cameras will be ~$48 billion, with a CAGR of 12%. This is in spite of temporary declines due to lockdowns associated with pandemic control.

via IDC

Video Analytics Revenue will Reach $4.5 Billion in 2025

Video Analytics Revenue will Reach $4.5 Billion in 2025

The world of computer vision has evolved rapidly in recent years. A new application of computer vision called video analytics (VA) has emerged. Tractica forecasts that global VA revenue will increase from $1.1 billion in 2018 to $4.5 billion in 2025.

via Tractica

Why Artificial Intelligence Creates a Digital Disjuncture

Why Artificial Intelligence Creates a Digital Disjuncture

“Although much of AI hardware and software investment is being driven by the private sector in industries such as retail, banking and manufacturing, its development is unfolding against the backdrop of an increasingly contested geopolitical and geotechnological environment.”

via World Economic Forum

Predictions for Business and Society in 2020

Predictions for Business and Society in 2020

“In 2020, the need for solid ethical foundations and empathy particularly in technology companies will come to the forefront. Consumers will demand ethical tech and humanity as technology takes over all aspects of our lives.”

via Aspen Institute

AI Drives Video Surveillance Applications Development

AI Drives Video Surveillance Applications Development

More CIOs and CTOs are exploring commercial applications for artificial intelligence (AI) use cases that enable the rapid analysis of vast amounts of video content, thereby creating demand for new digital video surveillance solutions.

via Digital Lifescapes

258 Unique Use Cases for AI Innovation

258 Unique Use Cases for AI Innovation

According to Tractica, Artifical Intelligence (AI) implementations now encompass 258 discrete use cases, and the worldwide market for AI software stands at $8.1 billion as of the end of 2018, which is forecast to rise to $105.8 billion annually by 2025.

via Tractica

Black Swan Security Threats and the Global Terrorism Index

Internet security and privacy

As intelligence gathering becomes increasingly integral to national and international security, the debate has become quite heated on how the intelligence community should be equipped to anticipate and prevent the worst-case scenarios and “black swans” of IT security.

via World Economic Forum

Greatest Threat to the Internet is Not Hackers – it’s Governments

As Internet experts look to the future of the Web, they have a number of concerns. Top of the list – the actions by nation-states to maintain security and political control will lead to more blocking, filtering, segmentation, and balkanization of the Internet.

Liberty online is challenged by government crackdowns, surveillance, and pressures of commercialization of the Internet.

via Pew Research Center

Edward Snowden to Speak at SXSWi 2014 Via Videoconference

Surveillance and online privacy look to be one of the biggest topics of conversation at the upcoming 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas.

On Monday, March 10 at 11:00 am, join a conversation between Edward Snowden and Christopher Soghoian, the principal technologist of the American Civil Liberties Union.

via SXSW 2014

Internet Society Urges Changes to U.S. Surveillance Practices

“We appreciate the tone of the report and the willingness of the U.S. Government to seriously examine all aspects of this issue,” said Bob Hinden, Chair of the Internet Society Board of Trustees.

“However, we have serious reservations that the report and the President’s response to it will address the damage already done to the global Internet.”

via Internet Society