Digital Cameras

Rauner wants cameras in prison towers to cut OT costs – The State Journal-Register

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

By John O’Connor, The Associated Press Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a budget. The administration is projecting $4 million in annual savings through reduced overtime-pay and “more efficient management strategies,” Rauner spokeswoman Eleni Demertzis told The Associated…

Nest security cameras can be knocked out via Bluetooth – Engadget

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

As you’ve likely noticed, all of these are temporary attacks. However, burglars could still use them to buy precious time when breaking into a home. It only takes a few seconds to cross a room or turn a camera toward the wall, of course. And while Nest’s cloud-based video storage is normally an advantage (thieves can’t just remove a card to destroy evidence), the disconnection exploit turns that internet feature…

Garner police ask for public input on officer body cameras – WRAL.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

 Find News Near Me Garner, N.C. — The Garner Police Department is scheduled to hold two public meetings on Wednesday to discuss the use of body cameras for its officers. Garner joins a number of other local police departments that have or are exploring their use. The department says feedback from citizens can help them develop a policy for body cameras. The first meeting starts Wednesday at noon, and the…

Bathroom cameras in government buildings banned by Iowa Senate bill – DesMoinesRegister.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A sign outside the women?s bathroom near the Iowa City Public Library entrance notifies visitors about the library’s use of a security camera.(Photo: Holly Hines / Iowa City Press-Citizen) Legislation banning the use of video cameras in bathrooms and locker rooms in state and local government buildings was advanced Tuesday by an Iowa Senate subcommittee. Senate Study Bill 1184 was sent to the Senate Government Oversight Committee for further consideration. The measure prohibits the use…

Bill would ban bathroom cameras in Iowa – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Rod Boshart The Gazette More stories from Rod DES MOINES — State lawmakers are working on a bill that would immediately ban government entities in Iowa from installing video or audio monitoring devices in public bathrooms, locker rooms or showers in locations such as libraries, schools or other government offices. Senate Study Bill 1184, which won unanimous support in a Senate Government Oversight subcommittee Tuesday, was drafted in response to…

Yi Home Camera Review: a great budget security camera – SlashGear

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Every home should have a security camera even if it’s just for peace of mind. There’s no shortage of options on the market, and just about every budget range is covered. The lower one goes on the budget scale, though, the higher one’s odds of picking up a low-quality, inferior product. Such concerns have been expressed about Chinese company Yi’s wireless Home Camera, but are those concerns valid? Read our…

Gorsuch has ‘open mind’ on cameras in the Supreme Court – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather – KITV Channel 4 – KITV Honolulu

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

By Ashley Killough CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) — Neil Gorsuch said Tuesday he approaches the question of allowing cameras in the Supreme Court with an “open mind,” but said he has not given the idea much thought and would like to hear all the arguments. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, asked the Supreme Court nominee his position on the topic in the second day of his confirmation hearings. “Only a few people…

Lopez: Police body cameras needed in schools – The State Journal-Register

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Jason Nevel Staff Writer @jasonnevelSJR Springfield School Board President Adam Lopez said Monday he would like to see police officers at the high schools outfitted with body cameras. “Body cameras help support law enforcement with any issues and help the community,” Lopez said. The brief discussion on body cameras at Monday’s school board meeting came hours after Springfield police released body camera footage of an altercation…

Portland Fire purchases thermal cameras – Sentinel-Standard

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Area businesses chip in with funding Karen Bota PORTLAND — The community will be safer when it comes to fires and searches, thanks to donations by several local businesses that allowed the Portland Fire Department to purchase cutting-edge technology. Portland Products, the Portland Federal Credit Union, Bader & Sons Co. and the Tri-County Electric People Fund contributed $4,000 toward the purchase of four thermal cameras…

No candid cameras: City violated order against taping courthouse interviews, alleges Legal Aid Society – SILive.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Legal Aid Society wants video cameras removed from four interview rooms at the Staten Island Courthouse, contending the cameras have been recording private attorney-client conversations in violation of a judge’s order to turn them off. In legal papers filed Monday in Manhattan federal court, Legal Aid asked a federal judge to hold the city and the Correction Department in contempt for violating an October 2015…

Huawei P10 Review: One Of The Best Cameras On A Phone Right … – Forbes

Monday, March 20, 2017

Ben Sin Chinese tech powerhouse Huawei’s got its sights set on the world. The P10 is its latest flagship product. When I reviewed the Huawei P9 about a year ago, one of the things that caught my attention was how proud Huawei was of its Chinese roots, flaunting that the device was “Made in China” when all other Chinese brands (and American brands, like Ivanka Trump’s  clothing line or Apple) tries…

Oregon kicks the cameras out, then Tyler Dorsey jolts the Ducks past Rhode Island and into NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 – OregonLive.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

SACRAMENTO — The game ended with a smile curled around Tyler Dorsey‘s tongue, who flashed it toward the Rhode Island fan section here inside the Golden 1 Center after nailing the go-ahead three-pointer with 38 seconds to play. Comeback completed. Sweet 16 tickets booked. Oregon Ducks 75, Rhode Island 72. But before any of that could happen, Dana Altman wanted the CBS cameras as far away from Oregon’s locker room as possible….

Huawei P10 Review: One Of The Best Cameras On A Phone Right Now – Forbes

Monday, March 20, 2017

Ben Sin Chinese tech powerhouse Huawei’s got its sights set on the world. The P10 is its latest flagship product. When I reviewed the Huawei P9 about a year ago, one of the things that caught my attention was how proud Huawei was of its Chinese roots, flaunting that the device was “Made in China” when all other Chinese brands (and American brands, like Ivanka Trump’s  clothing line or Apple) tries…

Oregon kicks the cameras out, then Tyler Dorsey jolts the Ducks past Rhode Island and into Sweet 16 – OregonLive.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

SACRAMENTO — The game ended with a smile curled around Tyler Dorsey’s tongue, who flashed it toward the Rhode Island fan section here inside the Golden 1 Center after nailing the go-ahead three-pointer with 38 seconds to play. Comeback completed. Sweet 16 tickets booked. Oregon 75, Rhode Island 72. But before any of that could happen, Dana Altman wanted the CBS cameras as far away from Oregon’s locker room as…

NGV Festival of Photography review: Shining a light on strangeness and passion – The Sydney Morning Herald

Monday, March 20, 2017

VISUAL ARTS WILLIAM EGGLESTON PORTRAITS, NGV International, until June 18 ZOE CROGGON: TENEBRAE, NGV International, until July 30 PHOTOGRAPHY 130, RMIT Gallery, until April 13 Clicking a shutter became a reflex action for elegantly dressed misfit William Eggleston, born in 1939, a son of the American South. SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Link Untitled (detail), showing Adyn Schuyler snr and Jasper Staples. Photo: William Eggleston In the 1960s and ’70s,…

Body cameras now in wide use by Upstate law enforcement agencies – Spartanburg Herald Journal

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Allison M. Roberts Staff Writer @A_M_Roberts It’s been two years since former Gov. Nikki Haley signed a law requiring all law enforcement agencies in the state to equip officers with body-worn cameras, and the devices are now in wide use in the Upstate. Deputies with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office were already using body cameras before the law was…

40 CCTV cameras at Sehwan shrine upgraded for HD resolution … – Geo News, Pakistan

Sunday, March 19, 2017

//php echo Assets::css(); ?> | | March 19, 2017 Pakistan DADU: Around 40 old CCTV cameras installed at the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar have been upgraded for high-definition resolution. The step has been taken under the new security plan ordered by the authorities after an explosion at the shrine on February 16 claimed lives of over 88 people and left hundreds injured. By using the Composite Video Interface technology the…