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Handbook of Surveillance Technologies




ISBN 9781439873151
Published January 23, 2012 by Routledge
1040 Pages 969 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

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 technologies—offering the latest in surveillance and privacy issues.

  • Cutting-Edge—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
  • Comprehensive—from sonar and biometric surveillance systems to satellites, it describes spy devices, legislation, and privacy issues—from their historical origins to current applications—including recent controversies and changes in the structure of the intelligence community at home and abroad
  • Modular—chapters can be read in any order—browse as a professional reference on an as-needed basis—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 • Sonar • RF/ID • Satellite • Ultraviolet • Infrared • Biometric • Genetic • Animal • Biochemical • Computer • Wiretapping • Audio • Cryptologic • Chemical • Biological • X-Ray • Magnetic

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Introduction & Overview

ACOUSTIC SURVEILLANCE
Audio
Infra/Ultrasound
Sonar

ELECTROMAGNETIC SURVEILLANCE
Radio
Radar
Infrared
Visual
Aerial
Ultraviolet
X-Rays

CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL SURVEILLANCE
Chemical & Biological
Biometrics Animals
Genetics

MISCELLANEOUS SURVEILLANCE
Magnetic
Cryptologic
Computers

Index

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Author(s)

Biography

J. K. (Julie) Petersen, is a technologist/consultant, writer, curriculum designer, and university instructor (when the need arises) with a life-long fascination with gadgets, codes, and machines. When not writing technology references, Petersen enjoys outdoor activities, music, gourmet cooking, fiction writing, strategy games, and 3D computer imagery.