Entries by Stuart Greenfield

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Retail staff subjected to hostile customers during coronavirus outbreak?

By Hugh Radojev 18 March 2020  Retail Week  As the government takes increasingly stringent action to combat the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, retail staff have found themselves on the front line in the face of panic buying and contagion fears. Labour MP Alex Norris calls on government to pass legislation protecting shopworkers from violence, abuse and assault […]

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Face to Face with Nick Fisher and Dean Kernot – Facial Recognition the ‘game changer’ for the security industry

Less than a month ago Vista CCTV became the newest partner with Facewatch to distribute this game changing technology to Vista Priority Partners (VPPs). In this series of Face to Face videos Nick Fisher,CEO, Facewatch and Dean Kernot, Sales and Marketing Manager, Vista CCTV go Face to Face in conversation to explore the opportunity. In […]

Vista & Facewatch bring GDPR compliant facial recognition solution to market

Vista CCTV and Facewatch, the UKs leading retail crime deterrent solution using facial recognition, are excited to announce their new partnership to deliver facial recognition software to the security industry. This new alliance offers large and small business owners alike the opportunity to secure their establishments against low level crime without needing to replace any […]

Facewatch and DVS join forces to distribute game changing GDPR compliant facial recognition crime deterrent solution

DVS, one of the UK’s leading CCTV camera and components distributors, will become the first UK distributor to provide a facial recognition crime deterrent solution to their installer and reseller network. The use of facial recognition as a deterrent to stop shop theft and violence in retail stores is rapidly gaining acceptance. The Facewatch system […]

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Daily Telegraph – Pros and cons of Facial Recognition

By Charles Hymas Home Affairs Editor (The Daily Telegraph) https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/charles-hymas/ Please accept statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. When you enter Paul Wilks’ supermarket in Aylesbury, a facial recognition camera by the door snaps your image and then checks it against a “watchlist” of people previously caught shoplifting or abusing staff. If you are […]


Guardian Newspaper reports on the rise of facial recognition technology

We are hurtling towards a surveillance state’: the rise of facial recognition technology Facial recognition It can pick out shoplifters, international criminals and lost children in seconds. But as the cameras proliferate, who’s watching the watchers? Hannah Devlin  @hannahdev Sat 5 Oct 2019 10.00 BSTLast modified on Sat 5 Oct 2019 13.17 BST  ‘If you’ve got something to be […]