A Google Glass App That Helps the Watchers Watch the Watchmen

If you're committed to avoiding the gaze of the ever-growing number of cameras recording our every move, Google Glass hardly seems like a sensible purchase. That is, unless your face-computer can steer you around each camera's field of view. Enter Sander Veenhof's new Glass app, Watch Your Privacy. Now, you and your… » 4/16/14 2:20pm Wednesday 2:20pm

Kinect-Powered Security Cams Can Tell If You're Fighting

The skeletal recognition tech behind Kinect is useful for way more than just gaming. It's good for sign language, cheating at pool, and (duh) porn. But it could help stop violence, too. Thanks to Kinect, security cams could automatically know if they're witnessing a beat-down. » 11/11/13 1:40pm 11/11/13 1:40pm

Security Camera Paintings Are an Art Project for Big Brother

There are security cameras all over the place, and as we creep ever forward into a technological utopia distopia future, there are going to be even more, gazing at you from the street corners, in stores, and who knows where else. But all that footage doesn't have to be pure surveillance; you can turn it into art. » 6/01/13 9:03am 6/01/13 9:03am

Tons and Tons of Security Cameras Are Wide Open to Hackers

Apparently security cameras are even less secure than we thought. Eighteen popular brands of cameras have been found to have serious flaws in their own security, leaving at least 58,000 unsecured, open-to-basically-anyone security cams out there. » 1/28/13 11:41am 1/28/13 11:41am

Thief Gamely, Weirdly, Stupidly Tries to Rob a Security Company at CES

Click to viewI'm not saying you should try to steal anything from a trade show. That's just wrong. But if you absolutely have to, maybe you shouldn't start with the company that's there selling security cameras, hrrmmmm? » 1/29/10 2:40pm 1/29/10 2:40pm