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Chicago Transit Authority Stations Get Security Cameras

If you take advantage of rapid transit in Chicago, come Memorial Day, you’ll be on camera. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is putting cameras in all 144 of its rapid transit stations by the end of May. Chicago already has what the Chicago Sun-Times has referred to as, “nation’s most extensive and integrated camera network.” …

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Chicago Homeowner Links Cameras to Police Surveillance Center

After suffering over $3,700 in damages due to vandalism from local neighborhood kids, Charles Hill has become the first private homeowner in the city to directly connect his private surveillance cameras straight to Chicago’s 911 emergency center. However, Hill is not the only one who is taking advantage of Chicago’s unprecedented offer to connect privately …

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IBM’s New Software to Autonomously Monitor Security Cameras

Starting this summer several thousands of surveillance cameras in Chicago’s Operation Virtual Shield system will begin to be watched by IBM’s new monitoring software called Smart Surveillance Solution. This new software is designed to analyze video sequences in real time from security cameras and monitor events through multiple sensors such as video cameras or audio …

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