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The Hyperlocal Movement Takes off in the UK and Around the World

The Hyperlocal Movement Takes off in the UK and Around the World One of the new buzzwords in social media and journalism in the UK is “Hyperlocal Neighbourhoods.” In California, the site OhSoWe calls its members “Homesteaders.” Homesteaders, as you may recall, were those who settled the “Wild West” of the US,  daring to build …

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IP Cameras as NannyCams. Is it possible? Is It Ethical? Is It Legal?

Here at Jabbakam we are often asked about whether Jabbakam can be used as a nanny cam, particularly because Jabbakam live view and footage alerts can be viewed remotely using smartphones and other devices. Nanny cams continue to be one of the most popular ways that people use IP cameras and video surveillance technology. There …

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Why people don’t recognise you with your clothes on

There’s a reason why people look completely different when you see them in a  different context. Neuro scientists at the University of Bristol have discovered how our memory  for faces is subject to many different stimuli. The two most important being,  respectively, object in place recognition memory and temporal order memory. The first helps you …

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Sleepy Surrey shop heist shows value of strong video surveillance

If all the shops had subscribed to Jabbakam there would be much more evidence A couple of real life incidents have brought home to us the real game-changing transformation that the introduction of community based TV monitoring can provide. The trigger event was the burglary of a newsagent’s premises right in the heart of a …

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