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Inspired Technology, Boys & Girls Club MetroWest

Massachusetts Nonprofit for Children Outfitted with New Security, Audio Systems Courtesy of Inspired Technology and Communications

Inspired Technology and Communications outfits Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest with new security, audio systems to help improve efficiencies.

ISC West

Reed Exhibitions Postpones ISC West Until July Over Coronavirus Concerns

Rising concerns over coronavirus outbreaks led postponement of ISC West, with Reed highlighting need to ‘prioritize health and safety of everyone involved.’

UCLA Facial Recognition

UCLA Nixes Campus Use Of Facial Recognition Technology

A group ran over 400 pictures of UCLA athletes and staff through facial recognition software and found 58 were incorrectly matched with database mugshots.

Smart City

Global Smart City Spending to Hit $124B in 2020

Global spending on smart city initiatives will total $124 billion this year. That’s good for an 18.9% increase over 2019. Should AV integrators take note?

NSCA Committees, Electronics Systems Outlook

NSCA Winter 2019 Electronic Systems Outlook Shows Flat Construction Spending

NSCA and FMI Electronic Systems Outlook shows flat construction growth but corporate, lodging and government sectors remain relatively strong.

Facial Recognition investing

Be Wary Of Investing Too Heavily In Facial Recognition

Recent legislative bans and criticisms of facial recognition technology should give integrators pause when they consider offering it to customers.

Iran, Iran cyber threat, Iran cyberattack

Homeland Security Warns U.S. Officials About Potential Iranian Cyberattack

No credible threats of Iran cybersecurity breach in DHS bulletin, but possibility exists in the wake of U.S. airstrike that killed Iran Gen. Soleimani.

LookingGlass Concierge, Mad Systems

Mad Systems Gets Patent for LookingGlass Concierge Facial Recognition Technology

LookingGlass Concierge facial recognition technology helps to identify and locate people, then logs them into a group to improve customer service.

Adversarial T-Shirt

New T-Shirt Design Aimed at Confusing, Improving AI-Based Video Surveillance Systems

Northeastern University computer engineer creates “adversarial T-shirt” design that can trick artificial intelligence tracking systems.

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