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New Illinois Legislation to Include Law Enforcement Technology in the Form of Body Cameras

By | Law Enforcement & First Responders, Public Service

A new police reform bill has recently been signed into law by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker. House Bill 3653 includes criminal justice and police reforms in an effort to increase accountability and transparency in law enforcement in the State of Illinois. As laws evolve regarding the use of law enforcement technology, industry leaders like Panasonic are creating easy-to-use solutions for public safety organizations.

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Public Safety Technology—Protection for the Public Sector and First Responders

Public Safety Technology—Protection for the Public Sector and First Responders

By | Law Enforcement & First Responders, Public Safety

At the highest level, public safety involves protection of citizens from disasters, crimes, and other dangers or threats. In the U.S., this task falls to government agencies at federal, state, and local levels. Here’s a quick dive into new technologies that are effective in both protecting citizens and helping public service officers stay safe in the line of duty.

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Man standing in front of temperature scanning kiosk in office building.

What Type of Temperature Scanning Device Best Fits Your Business?

By | Coronavirus/COVID-19, Facial Recognition, Government & Public Sector, Security & Surveillance, Special Series, Temperature Scanning

Risks associated with the COVID-19 crisis can be minimized if all people entering a business or building are wearing face masks & are screened to check for fever. Discover which type of temperature scanning device is best for your business—handheld scanner, standalone kiosk, or metal + temp scanning security gate.

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Choosing the Best Temperature-Sensing Camera with Facial Recognition

Temperature-Sensing Cameras with Facial Recognition—A New Layer of Security for a Post-Pandemic World

By | Coronavirus/COVID-19, News & Updates, Public Safety, Security & Surveillance, Special Series

While lawmakers and specific political groups continue to debate the use of facial recognition software, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the value of this technology into fine focus. Now, face-scanning software developers are rushing to create reliable products that can not only recognize faces, but also detect personal protection equipment…

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Can Facial Recognition Technology Enhance Public Safety?

Can Facial Recognition Technology Enhance Public Safety?

By | Law Enforcement & First Responders, Public Safety, Public Service, Security & Surveillance

Facial recognition technology is a highly controversial topic that’s sweeping through the United States, sparking debate about its place (or lack thereof) in the modern environment. Already implemented elsewhere around the world, the US has seen only relatively minimal adoption of the technology in a few isolated scenarios. However, in…

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The Importance of Body Cameras for Police Officers

The Importance of Body Cameras for Police Officers

By | Government & Public Sector, Law Enforcement & First Responders, Public Service, Security & Surveillance

Whether or not the police should wear body cameras is a perennial topic that surfaces alongside almost every police-civilian encounter that makes it onto the news. The public is overwhelmingly in favor of their required use, believing them effective in curbing officer misbehavior. A study by the Cato Institute found…

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Government Hacking and Defending Against Ransomware Attacks

Government Hacking and Defending Against Ransomware Attacks

By | Cybersecurity, Government & Public Sector, Hacking, Network Infrastructure & Security, Viruses, Trojans, Ransomware and other Malware

The number of ransomware attacks against public and private entities in the past few years has exploded. What used to be a somewhat uncommon tactic in comparison to phishing and other social engineering approaches is now taking the central spotlight as cyber criminals become aware of a critical shortcoming existent…

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