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ECHO’s 200,000 URN Milestone
ECHO is has announced that it is now supporting almost 200,000 Intruder and Hold-Up Alarm systems on police response with URNs (Unique Reference Numbers). Launched last year, following extensive development, ECHO provides virtually instant alarm signalling to police control rooms from approved Alarm Receiving Centres (ARCs) who remotely monitor premises protected by Intruder and Hold-Up alarm systems. Transforming the speed with which police can respond to c...
Information Commissioner Office (ICO) issues “damning report” on the use of facial recognition software by police.

On October 31st 2019 the Information Commissioner Office (ICO) has released a report following an investigation into the use of live facial recognition software by police forces in the UK. While the investigation focused the case of the New South Wales, the report acknowledges the implications that it will have on police forces around the country. Specific reference was made to the Metropolitan Police Service.