Handbook of Surveillance Technologies

by J.K. Petersen







ISBN-13: 9781439873151

ISBN-10: 1439873151

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 technologiesÑoffering the latest in surveillance and privacy issues. Cutting-EdgeÑupdates 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 developmentsComprehensiveÑfrom sonar and biometric surveillance systems to satellites, itÊdescribes spy devices, legislation, and privacy issuesÑfrom their historical origins to current applicationsÑincluding recent controversies and changes in the structure of the intelligence community at home and abroadModularÑchapters can be read in any orderÑbrowse as a professional reference on an as-needed basisÑor use as a text forSurveillance Studies coursesUsing 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 ¥ Sonar ¥ RF/ID ¥ Satellite ¥ Ultraviolet ¥ Infrared ¥ Biometric ¥ Genetic ¥ Animal ¥ Biochemical ¥ Computer ¥ Wiretapping ¥ Audio ¥ Cryptologic ¥ Chemical ¥ Biological ¥ X-Ray ¥ Magnetic

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