One minute and thirty-six seconds. That’s all it took for seven thieves, both men and women, dressed in hoodies and jackets that adequately concealed their identity, to enter an Apple store in Natick, Massachusetts, in a carefully coordinated heist. They were able to disable security tethers and make off with 19 iPhones, worth about $13,000.
All Hollywood blockbusters capture images in an action-oriented environment and use those images to tell a story. In the Theater of Surveillance, deployment of new technologies in lights, cameras and action-analytics produce blockbuster results, improving safety and security for people and property.
Retail loss prevention faces numerous challenges in a changing and dynamic retail environment.
September 1, 2016
Several years ago, an organized shoplifting ring near Buffalo, New York, stole millions of dollars in merchandise from big box stores such as Walmart, Sears, Home Depot, JoAnn Fabrics, Tops and Wegmans.
From smart cities to stadiums, from retail mega-markets to homes, video surveillance has become a pervasive phenomenon. Several petabytes of video data are being generated globally every year from this growing number of video surveillance installations.
Inventory loss through shoplifting or internal theft, unsuccessful in-store promotions, even long lines at the register – all of these are pain points for retailers and can seriously impact the bottom line.
This series of network video recorders (NVRs) come with either 4- or 8-port embedded Power over Ethernet (PoE) switches, and they are pre-configured with video management software and have 2TB and 4TB of storage, respectively.
This post-installation video analytics tool enables enterprise security leaders to perform quick and precise analytics on recorded video from security video DVRs, NVRs, IP cameras, NAS devices and more.
Though biometric analytics have been around for a few years now, Apple and Samsung’s recent introduction of fingerprint readers to their newest mobile devices prove that biometric security systems are going to be more and more commonplace in the public sector. The research organization Goode Intelligence estimates that biometric authentication will be on most mobile devices by the end of 2015 and that by 2019, it will be used by 5.5 billion people worldwide. Familiarity with biometric analytics means ease of use for employees and consumers alike.