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.
What makes video intelligent? For MARTA, Atlanta’s rapid transit authority, it’s having an intelligence-based analytics solution that teaches itself to recognize and alert on unexpected patterns within massive volumes of data, continues its rapid growth in the mass transit industry as more agencies choose to implement the award-winning behavioral recognition software as part of their public safety initiatives.
Can a high-tech, high-cost video surveillance system be wasted on its monitors?
August 1, 2014
According to Royce Jeffries, the VP of Security Risk Management for Cornhusker Bank, the area had been affected by “lane gang crimes” – thieves break into vehicles or homes to take wallets and checkbooks. Then they drive to the bank with a check and the account holder’s ID, go to the furthest drive-through lane, often in disguise, and try to cash checks.
According to Greg DeCanio, the Chief of Law Enforcement at LIMA, the new video management system provides airport security personnel with “the ability to access video at our computers, making us more efficient and letting us monitor activity for security and law enforcement purposes at the touch of a button.”
Using cameras can provide a viable alternative, when combined with analytics, to bypass other infrastructure-heavy tools, such as adding fiberoptic cable to perimeter fencing to detect intruders or trenching for driveway sensors or barricades, giving Taminco and the security system an overall smaller footprint.
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