Google Boss Says Guests Should Know About Voice-Activated Smart Devices Before They Enter Homes | #TpromoCom #Google #VoiceControl #HomeAutomation | A Google boss has advised people to let guests know if they own a voice-activated smart device – such as Google Nest or Amazon’s Alexa – before they enter the home, saying it’s something he would do.
In an interview with the BBC marking the launch of Google’s Pixel 4 smartphones, a new Nest smart speaker, and various other products, Google’s senior vice president of devices and services Rick Osterloh was challenged about whether homeowners should tell guests smart devices are in use before they enter the building.
At first, Osterloh seemed a little stumped by the question, saying he hadn’t thought about things ‘in quite this way’ before.
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The Memoreyes Video Safety System Prevents Crimes | #Memoreyes #CrimePrevention #Safety #SituationalAwareness | Memoreyes™, the Video Safety System that thinks and acts like a human, fights crime by being aware of its surroundings.
“I like to call it SAT, which is an acronym for Situationally Aware Technology,” says John Collings, founder and CEO, Memoreyes of Atlanta. “The system uses artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor the environment and to then deter unwanted behavior when necessary. Our system not only detects and documents events at high resolution for future use, but it’s designed to see the right thing at the right time.”
The underlying premise behind the Memoreyes system is SAT, and that’s achieved through the use of a highly effective sensor package comprised of thermal imaging, radar, and sound. In a word, it enables the AI portion of the system, which is called ‘The Director,’ to literally see a 360-degree area. In fact, the Memoreyes system is built upon the understanding that ‘There’s more that goes on outside a camera’s field of view than in it.’
Using a cellular App, the Model 360, the ‘All Property’ system, is able to differentiate between people who belong and those that do not. Once authentication takes place, the Director is able to track unknowns in relation to known individuals. The system makes decisions based on multiple criteria, such as interception paths, velocity of an unknown versus a known target, sounds, and others things.
“The Memoreyes system networks with other cameras in the system to follow an event to its conclusion. Each camera knows where to look all by itself,” says Collings. “No ordinary video system can do that!”
The Memoreyes App enables authenticated users to request that the system ‘follow’ them as they proceed through an outdoor area. A good application for this might be a young lady heading for the dorms as she leaves the library on a college campus. She can get immediate help as well by pressing the panic button. Another application is a retail store manager carrying a money bag as they make their way through a dark parking lot to their car for a drive to a local bank.
The Memoreyes system doesn’t wait for an authorized user to request help. If it ‘sees’ that an unknown target is moving at a high velocity in an intercept path with a known individual, the Director will begin flashing lights and issuing audible warnings. The Memoreyes Model 100, ‘Entrance System,’ is equipped with seven HD cameras–four that provide a 360-degree view, and three for license plate reading.
Tips to avoid card skimmers at gas stations | #TpromoCom #Skimmer #Fraud #Money | Skimmers on card readers at gas station pumps seem to be becoming more commonplace.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, “skimmers are illegal card readers attached to payment terminals. These card readers grab data off a credit or debit card’s magnetic stripe without your knowledge. Criminals sell the stolen data or use it to buy things online. You won’t know your information has been stolen until you get your statement or an overdraft notice.”
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Editor’s Note: We’ve featured gas skimming news articles on Security eNews in the past. Here are a list of those articles with links to the pages where they appear on this Website. –Al Colombo
Two Nabbed Using Credit Card Skimmer To Steal Bank Info, Shelton Police Say | #TpromoCom #CreditCard #ATM #Bank | Jordy Diggins, 28, of Mount Vernon, and Jahquane Rennix, 19, of Queens, and were arrested by Shelton Police on Wednesday, April 10, following an investigation into complaints from residents that their bank accounts had been comprised, said Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango. (click here)
Skimmer found on Broadview Heights ATM; PHOTOS | #TpromoCom #Skimmer #ATM #Bank #Security | Have you ever seen a “skimmer” in place at an ATM? If you said no, don’t feel alone, I haven’t either. In this news article, however, you will find out some ways in which to spot this ploy at stealing your money. In fact, we’re featuring a number of videos below to help assure that you do not become a victim of this kind of crime. (click here)
FBI warns drivers about card skimmers at the gas pump | #TpromoCom #FBI#Scam #Fraud #Keypad | The FBI and Secret Service want drivers to pay attention when swiping their cards. A warning has been issued about those card skimmers that can be placed on card readers at the gas pumps. The scam is costing people thousands of dollars. Right now, agents are out working to locate and recover the devices in 21 states and the effort comes at a particularly busy time. (click here)
How To Spot And Avoid Card Skimmers At The Gas Pump | #TpromoCom #creditcard #credit #scam | See how to spot credit card skimmers and learn simple steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim. (click here)
Gunshot detection market to be up to 1008 M USD by 2024 | #ESC_LLC #Security #Business #Report | According to new market research information on the Gunshot Detection System Market, Marketsandmarkets predicts that this sector is estimated at USD 564 million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 1,008 million by 2024, at a compound annual growth rate of 12.30% from 2019 to 2024.
Gunshot detection systems for homeland security were first used in the US. These systems are primarily used by law enforcement agencies. They are installed at a height of more than 30 feet above the ground at select locations of the coverage area. These include walls, poles, streetlights, and buildings, among others.
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Increase in the incidents of mass shootings in educational institutions is a prime concern. These systems installed at educational institutions places provide real-time updates on shooting events to security personnel, along with individuals inside these places on their electronic communication devices.
Within the report, the gunshot detection system market has been segmented and analysed by the researchers, in terms of installation type, namely, fixed installation, soldier mounted, and vehicle installation. The market is dominated by the fixed installation segment and this segment is also projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Fixed gunshot detection systems use the acoustic sensor node detection technology to detect a gunshot event.
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Google’s Nest Hub Has a Microphone It Forgot to Mention | #TpromoCom #Nest #Google #Privacy | Google said Wednesday it forgot to mention that it included a microphone in its Nest Secure home alarm system, the latest privacy flub by one of the tech industry’s leading collectors of personal information.
The company said earlier this month that its voice assistant feature would be available on the system’s Nest Guard, which controls home alarm sensors.
But Google hadn’t told consumers about the device’s built-in microphone when it began selling the hubs in the fall of 2017. As recently as January, the product specs for the device made no mention of a microphone.
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Amazon-owned Ring has reportedly been spying on customer camera feeds | #TpromoCom #Camera #VideoSurveillance #Privacy | If you own a Ring doorbell camera system, we’ve got some bad news. The smart home company owned by Amazon, which the Internet retail giant shelled out more than $1 billion to acquire, has apparently been violating its customers’ privacy in a pretty shocking way.
A new report from The Intercept quotes unnamed sources who confirm that engineers and executives at Ring have “highly privileged access” to live customer camera feeds, utilizing both Ring’s doorbells as well as its in-home cameras.
“When security integrators and alarm dealers provide video surveillance at on the exterior of a home, we assume that the manufacturer of the system is as ethical and moralistic as the mission for which it’s installed. To discover that the exterior camera system that we’re using provides unbridled access to inside cameras to company executives and others is something that we would never expect to hear,” says Al Colombo, a well known author in the security industry.
“There are some security professionals who will ignore this news. They will continue to use these products that knowingly call personal security in question. If you’re selling this product, please do the right thing and dig into the issue further to verify 1) that the allegation is true, and 2) how you can mitigate the risk for existing clients as well as new ones.”
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8 Revealing Everyday Documents You Never Knew You Should Shred | #TpromoCom #Privacy #Identity #HowTo | Once trash is off your property, it’s legal for anyone to take. Prevent identity theft by making sure these documents aren’t tossed in one piece.
Shred documents after you land: Your boarding pass has your name, your travel plans, and a barcode that free websites can decipher. This code often reveals your frequent-flier number, which crooks can use to log in to airline accounts to view upcoming travel plans, check in to flights, and even cancel trips. Find out what it means if you spot an “SSSS” on your boarding pass.
Here they are in brief (read the news article to get details on each one).
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