Handbook of Surveillance Technologies, Third Edition

Handbook of Surveillance Technologies, Third Edition

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From officially sanctioned, high-tech operations to budget spy cameras and cell phone video, this updated and expanded edition of a bestselling handbook reflects the rapid and significant growth of the surveillance industry. The Handbook of Surveillance Technologies, Third Edition is the only comprehensive work to chronicle the background and current applications of the full-range of surveillance technologiesa€”offering the latest in surveillance and privacy issues. Cutting-Edgea€”updates its bestselling predecessor with discussions on social media, GPS circuits in cell phones and PDAs, new GIS systems, Google street-viewing technology, satellite surveillance, sonar and biometric surveillance systems, and emerging developments Comprehensivea€”from sonar and biometric surveillance systems to satellites, it describes spy devices, legislation, and privacy issuesa€”from their historical origins to current applicationsa€”including recent controversies and changes in the structure of the intelligence community at home and abroad Modulara€”chapters can be read in any ordera€”browse as a professional reference on an as-needed basisa€”or use as a text forSurveillance Studies courses Using a narrative style and more than 950 illustrations, this handbook will help journalists/newscasters, privacy organizations, and civic planners grasp technical aspects while also providing professional-level information for surveillance studies, sociology and political science educators, law enforcement personnel, and forensic trainees. It includes extensive resource information for further study at the end of each chapter. Covers the full spectrum of surveillance systems, including: Radar a€c Sonar a€c RF/ID a€c Satellite a€c Ultraviolet a€c Infrared a€c Biometric a€c Genetic a€c Animal a€c Biochemical a€c Computer a€c Wiretapping a€c Audio a€c Cryptologic a€c Chemical a€c Biological a€c X-Ray a€c MagneticWhen aircraft like military jets or the Concorde commercial jetliner break through the sound barrier, they create a sonic boom that can be heard for great distances. The industry is regulated so that the sound barrier is only broken away fromanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Surveillance Technologies, Third Edition
Author:J.K. Petersen
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-03-09


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