Tag: obscuracam

Improving trust and flexibility in interactions between Android apps

Android provides a flexible system of messaging between apps in the form of Intents. It also provides the framework for reusing large chunks of apps based on the Activity class. Intents are the messages that make the requests, and Activitys are the basic chunk of functionality in an app, including its interface. This combination allows apps to reuse large chunks…

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Knight News funding of SecureSmartCam = a #WIN for open-source mobile security

Along with our partner WITNESS, we’ve entered our SecureSmartCam project into the Knight News Challenge, and we need your support to get to the next round. Here’s a bit more about the challenge: The Knight News Challenge, an international media innovation contest, is evolving – and will be offered three times, with three different topics. The first challenge will be…

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ObscuraCam v2 ALPHA (with video!)

We’ve been making exciting progress with our work on ObscuraCam, part of the SecureSmartCam project with our partner WITNESS. The biggest jump forward is the addition of video support, including automated face detection, pixelization and redaction. Screenshots below, and soon a video below (also at: http://youtu.be/9hi4c_DCrkw) Source code branch is here: https://github.com/guardianproject/securesmartcam/tree/obscurav2 Latest ALPHA test build at: https://github.com/guardianproject/SecureSmartCam/ObscuraCam-2.0-Alpha-2.apk/qr_code