Amazon recently announced Amazon Key, a new service allowing for delivery when homeowners aren’t home by giving drivers a special digital key. With the help of a compatible smart lock and security camera, delivery drivers will be able to unlock the front door and deliver the package inside, all while the customers watches from their smartphone.
As the Baltimore Police Department considers whether to continue using a private aerial surveillance program to fight crime, the man who owns the technology is looking to court other clients in private industry. Ross McNutt, president of Persistent Surveillance Systems, said he is considering marketing his company’s ability to collect aerial footage of the city to auto insurance companies, to help them determine which drivers are at fault in accidents and whether claims are valid.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s use of surveillance cameras to monitor bus drivers’ behavior is drawing criticism from employees who say they’re being penalized for minor infractions while criminal activity caught on video is going ignored. During a 12-month period that ended in July, DART supervisors coached drivers on behavior caught on camera an average of 678 times a month.
A Hamilton (Canada) area man’s dashcam may have saved him a pricey car insurance payout – and maybe even from falling victim to an insurance scam, an industry expert says. While he can’t know for sure, Craig Schneider says he feels like he narrowly avoided being taken advantage of and now wants people to know […]
VIEVU, the industry leader in body worn video (BWV) for Law Enforcement announced availability of its VIEVU², the first ruggedized, wearable video camera for "Prosumers" and the professional workforce built on the same military-grade technology used by law enforcement and government agencies. The VIEVU² camera protects against erroneous accountability/liability, efficiently and accurately documents claims, and […]
Insurance defense lawyers have less than a month to produce surveillance of auto accident victims –not when it’s convenient for them There is a big problem in Michigan with insurance companies abusing discovery, and nowhere is this more prevalent than with video surveillance. The notion of insurance companies “ignoring the rules” may sound strange to […]