The low-cost P1290-E thermal camera from Axis Communications can be used as a sensor to avoid compromising privacy – like in schools, healthcare settings or care homes – since thermal imaging detects incidents without revealing personal details about the people in the scene.
Whether you’re charged with protecting a remote perimeter or a facility with frequent lighting changes – such as a lobby or garage – getting usable results from your surveillance program without abundant false alarms can be challenging.
Most people in the physical security industry are familiar with the 5 Ds: deter, detect, delay, deny and defend. These principles seem universally applicable for facility or asset protection use cases. But what principles should we apply in areas of open public access?
There are several options to consider when it comes to analytics for video surveillance systems: deploy analytics on the edge, or “in-camera”; use a dedicated server; or use a hybrid approach which leverages both edge and server implementations.
The challenges of keeping inappropriate people out of a K-12 school have led many campus administrators to rethink how they control building entries. Unwanted visitors ranging from a non-custodial parent to an active shooter have too often entered a school through an easily accessible door. However, there are steps security experts agree can prevent – or at least delay – entry, making both students and teachers safer.