Depending on where you stand, Ari Teman’s new product is either a neat amenity or a big step toward total surveillance of tenants. Or maybe it’s both.
GateGuard is similar to a virtual doorman: Installed at a building’s front door, it allows tenants to accept deliveries or buzz in friends. But it also includes a camera with face recognition technology that records who enters which unit at what time, and transmits that information to an online dashboard. [more]