Tackling Future Policing Challenges with AI, Robotics

The latest robots, virtual communication tools and facial recognition software were recently on display at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation, as experts from different sectors gathered to consider practical applications of these new technologies for law enforcement. Technological advances in the fields of artificial intelligence and robotics – from facial recognition to ‘future casting’ technology – can have many implications for police worldwide, both positive and negative. In the hands of criminals, these technologies can pose digital and physical threats, while at the same time these tools offer new…

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Life Safety is a Right not a Privilege

Over 18,000 visitors representing a 12% increase on the 2017 event, and more than 140 exhibitors – 70 of which were new to this year, came together from 29 countries at FIREX International to drive and reflect on the life safety landscape in the UK For three days at ExCeL London, fire safety professionals accessed over 10,000+ life safety solutions held to the highest standards. Amidst the present national agenda regarding fire safety in the built environment – with a particular emphasis on social housing – FIREX was the dedicated…

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Drone Forensics Gets a Boost with New Data on NIST Website

Aerial drones might someday deliver online purchases to homes. But in some prisons, drone delivery is already a thing. Drones have been spotted flying drugs, cell phones and other contraband over prison walls, and in several cases, drug traffickers have used drones to ferry narcotics across the border. If those drones are captured, investigators will try to extract data from them that might point to a suspect. But there are many types of drones, each with its own quirks, and that can make data extraction tricky. It would help if…

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Dahua Presenting FPGA in AI with Intel

Dahua Technology held a technical session together with Intel at IFSEC 2018 at London on 21 June to introduce AI NVR based on FPGA technology for security applications. Steve Norman, Sales Director of Dahua UK & Ireland highlighted Dahua’s new AI NVR based on Intel FPGA technology, which is able to realize real-time face recognition powered by AI, thanks to the deterministic low latency performance of Intel FPGAs. Moreover, Intel FPGAs are highly flexible and easy-to-use, which has enabled Dahua to better design its unique AI products. Todd Matsler, Director…

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