Technology continues to evolve at a pace that creates an environment where the abundance of choices and information can sometimes become overwhelming. Having a conversation about what current video surveillance technology can do in simple terms is helpful, as a security leader in charge of technology within the organization must sift through the available options and capabilities that weren’t readily available in the recent past.
Repurposing video surveillance and artificial intelligence and analytics traditionally used for security initiatives within the healthcare space can increase positive patient interactions and bring additional value to your current electronic physical security solutions.
One of the largest public train operators in the United Kingdom, Southeastern Rail Network, upgraded its analog legacy system to a smart video security solution for securing 12 train depots, including five unmanned locations, against theft and intrusion.
Olymbec, one of the largest, privately owned industrial real estate holders on the East Coast, manages upwards of 300 properties throughout Canada and the U.S. The company needed to upgrade its video surveillance to improve security as well as increase rentability.
As businesses and schools seek to bring people back to brick and mortar establishments, it’s going to be important to make customers, students and teachers feel comfortable, in addition to simply following guidelines. Customers are going to have to feel that it’s worth going out, versus shopping on-line. For retailers, that comfort might in part be derived from visible occupancy monitoring efforts and automated voice-down messages when people aren’t wearing masks or keeping their distance.
Limiting the spread and collateral damage that COVID-19 poses to the world will heavily depend on the level of situational awareness of the people on the ground and their reaction speed. What are some incident management protocols security leaders should keep in mind during COVID-19?
In southwestern communities near the U.S.-Mexico border, there were nearly 230 instances of local police deploying advanced technology: facial-recognition software, cellphone-tracking “sting ray” towers, real-time crime centers, license-plate cameras, gunshot-detecting acoustic-surveillance devices, drones and spy planes, says a news report.
The Reno-Tahoe, Nevada International Airport (RNO) has apologized to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren after she was pursued by Republican protesters in the airport terminal and multiple videos resurfaced on social media of Warren being harassed.
While the concept of the multi-sensor or multi-directional camera is not new, there have been noteworthy advancements that make these cameras the best choice for many types of security installations. In the past, many multi-sensor cameras were not able to deliver high frames per second / per sensor (fps) for smooth, clear motion capture and frequently represented a compromise in performance.