Joburg’s new hi-tech surveillance cameras
In the press
Joburg’s new hi-tech surveillance cameras: A threat to minorities that could see the law targeting thousands of innocents
By Heidi Swart (28 September 2018) Daily Maverick
The City of Joburg has announced a major upgrade to their existing CCTV camera system – one that they say will use smart technology, such as facial recognition, to keep law and order. But a closer look at the tech strongly indicates that it could lead to false arrests, the targeting of innocent citizens…
The IIOC is designed to enable the City to integrate all existing municipal systems and to enable it to use its available resources efficiently in an effort to reduce response times on service delivery needs.