Dahua and Exar Agree on First HDCVI Technology Licensing

Dahua Technology announces the signing of a strategic agreement with Exar to license High Definition Composite Video Interface (HDCVI) technology. Under the terms of the new agreement, Exar will be able to design, manufacture, and sell high-definition analog video solutions utilizing HDCVI technology as licensed from Dahua. As the HDCVI technology inventor and patent owner, Dahua has made it as a global open standard, providing open access for any third part, including competing manufacturers, to use HDCVI.

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles to Trial New Self-Serve Biometric Kiosk

Called FasTrack, the new kiosks will use facial recognition software to verify the identity of the customer, which is why FasTrack customers will only initially be allowed to renew existing licenses or identifications. The registry currently uses a similar system as part of its desk operations, said Ms. Blue. In addition to verifying the identities of customers, the new kiosks will also notify customers to get their hair out of your face, take off their hat, or look directly into the camera.

Brockton MA Bars Upgrade Surveillance

As of Saturday, if you walked or drove past a bar in Brockton, MA, there is a good chance you were being watched. As of Saturday, all Brockton restaurants, bars, and clubs that serve alcohol after midnight were required by the city to have a video surveillance system installed. The License Commission approved Mayor Bill Carpenter’s proposal in July. The initiative is aimed at helping combat violent crime in the city.

Nigeria to Issue National Mastercard-Branded Biometric ID Cards

Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) announced it has launched the eID pilot program, issuing MasterCard-branded identity cards with electronic payments functionality to 13 million civilians. The program marks the largest rollout of a biometric verification card with an electronic payment solution in Nigeria, as well as the broadest financial inclusion program in Africa. The eID card is a key part of the NIMC’s mandate to develop, maintain and run Nigeria’s first central national identity database and provide proof of identity to Nigerians 16 years and older.

Revolutionary Concepts Announces It Has Identified First Group Of Companies That Violated Its Patents

Revolutionary Concepts Inc., (OTCPink: REVO), a publicly traded company that develops online mobile video software and remote security communication systems, announced that it has been searching for companies that have infringed on its intellectual property and has identified the first group of companies that have violated its patents. The Company plans to legally pursue these […]

Strength Of ObjectVideo Metadata Patent Confirmed By U.S. Patent Office

ObjectVideo received a USPTO Ex Parte Reexamination Certificate ("Certificate") for U.S. Patent Number 7,932,923 (the ‘923 Patent). Issuance of the Certificate signifies the end of the reexamination. Forty-one claims issued as a result of the reexamination proceeding. ObjectVideo previously sued several companies for patent infringement in the United States International Trade Commission and the U.S. […]

PlateSmart’s ARES Software Wins 2014 Govies Award

PlateSmart Technologies announced that ARES, the Company’s software-only video analytics platform based on License Plate Recognition (LPR), is the recipient of a 2014 Govies Award in the category of Video Analytics. The award, highly coveted in the global security industry, was presented to PlateSmart by Security Products Magazine, a publication of 1105 Media. ARES, which […]

HID Global Settles Patent Lawsuits

“We are pleased that the lawsuits filed by HID Global and ASSA ABLOY were amicably settled and, furthermore, that AWID and Secura Key have agreed to license our multi-technology IP applicable to their product lines,” said Dr. Tam Hulusi, Senior Vice President of Strategic Innovation and Intellectual Property with HID Global. HID Global, trusted leader […]

Hikvision, ObjectVideo Sign Patent Licensing Agreement

Video surveillance products and solutions provider Hikvision, Hangzhou, China, has signed a global patent license agreement with video analytics provider ObjectVideo, based in Reston, Va. “Hikvision has a rich intelligent video analytics product line. This line plays an important role in both data mining and data services,” said Yangzhong Hu, Hikvision’s president. "With this agreement […]