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The AG Update: Ep. 25

Sep 20, 2019 12:00:00 PM

How a central station monitors video, Facebook's changes default settings on Face ID, and more...

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  1. How a Central Station Monitors Video
  2. Facebook Changes Default Settings on Face ID


How a Central Station Monitors Video

How does a video monitoring platform work? Let’s say your business has cameras set up, and an intruder is attempting to break in. The cameras capture footage of this and sends it to a video platform. It automatically evaluates the video, and will send a temporary link to the central station for an operator to open and view. This is used to verify alarms and determine whether dispatch is needed. 

Video monitoring is a cost efficient method because there’s no need to have a dedicated employee to watch the cameras all day. Video platforms such as also work great for residential customers, where it can be used as a monitoring system, and give you control of smart devices in your home.

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Facebook's Changes Default Settings
on Face ID

Facebook has had its fair share of legal issues. Back in August, the company got in trouble for storing data without user consent.

Moving forward with an updated privacy policy, Facebook is now rolling out its Face Recognition setting. This means that if a picture of you is uploaded across Facebook, even if you aren’t tagged, you’ll receive a notification. This feature is optional, and can be turned off in your settings at any time.

Check out our blog for more information on how to stay educated when it comes to your privacy rights, and different ways you can protect them.

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