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.
Having a secure and efficient video collaboration system has evolved from a ‘useful to have’ technology to an indispensable capability in 2020, allowing teams to feel more connected to remote locations and distributed team members. With travel restrictions and social distancing limiting in-person meetings, remote face-to-face video communication is more imperative than ever in security environments. Systems integrators around the globe have been upgrading technologies to support the mission of operators. Before you work with an integrator to either upgrade an existing video collaboration system or invest in a new one, there are a host of considerations. Below are the key ones that will help you with your conversations with the systems integrator.
According to a new study by Zebra Technologies, nearly two-thirds (67%) of retail shoppers are concerned with surface sanitation or social exposure in stores. To better accommodate customers, retailers must deploy technologies that aid in compliance with social distancing measures, mask mandates, and sanitation practices. Through the use of security solutions, like hands-free two-way audio, video surveillance, access control, and artificial intelligence (AI)-driven analytics, business owners can better protect employees and customers.
Technology company Clearview AI’s scraping of billions of images of people from across the Internet represented mass surveillance and was a clear violation of the privacy rights of Canadians, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has found after conducting an investigation into the matter.
Pro-Vigil published a research report indicating that a significant number of companies have updated their security strategies in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. These updates coincide with 20% of survey respondents reporting an increase in physical security incidents since the start of the pandemic, and the perception among one-third of respondents that 2021 will bring an increase in these types of incidents.
Loss prevention and safety/risk employees can benefit from occupancy analytics, especially during the current health crisis. But beyond the pandemic, employees in operations, marketing, and merchandising can benefit considerably by learning all about the foot traffic in their stores.
The city of Katy in Texas will be installing a security camera at the City of Katy Dog Park after seeing a rise in "dog dumping" or the abandonment of dogs at the park since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The Thomas Index Report, which takes a look at manufacturing trends, notes that security camera sourcing is up 266% year over year. That's 153% over Q3 numbers, according to the organization. Driven by remote work demands and business closures, organizations and businesses are increasingly installing security cameras to keep their properties protected even in their absence. Does that include your organization?
ON DEMAND: This webinar will cover the design phase of the Yale Police Department’s existing radar layout at the Yale Bowl and the security challenges it has presented. It will also discuss the need to keep the historical nature of the Yale Bowl building in mind while designing a new surveillance system. In addition, the webinar will cover how the Yale public safety team is using the new surveillance system to identify a suspect to decide, in real time, whether or not to dispatch additional resources.
ON DEMAND: The physical security industry adopts datacenter information technology in bits and pieces, but not to the extent possible. This prevents organizations from making strides in reducing costs and complexity, rapidly responding to change, and delivering on the prime security directives of keeping people and property safe.
ON DEMAND: This session will look at advanced features such as high frame-rate imaging, built-in video analytics, and other features designed to make installations quicker and easier, while delivering an unrivaled user experience.