Considering video analytics? Where to start

    Video analytics applications are becoming ever more popular, as they can save costs, add valuable insights and drastically reduce workloads. So, if you are considering using analytics, where do you start? Broadly speaking, there are two categories for implementing video analytics: centralized and distributed. In centralized architectures, video and other information is collected by cameras […]

      Security as a service: How video analytics is changing the industry

      With security becoming an ever more important consideration for many organizations, there is a growing trend for outsourcing security and guarding responsibilities to third party providers. This is not only true for large enterprises and critical infrastructure facilities; schools, smaller factories, offices and construction sites are all examples of customers who are increasingly enlisting the […]

        Intelligent video: Five cool things you can do with video analytics

        With network video cameras continuing to replace analog installations, I have seen a growing trend for adding on valuable extra functionality. As the images captured have become more detailed, cameras are also becoming much, much smarter. Video analytics has come a long way since I started in this industry – with applications ranging from motion […]

          Future trends of intelligent video usage in public transport

          Large surveillance systems are often monitored manually today and security operators cannot view many video feeds at the same time. The level of concentration needed to keep an eye out for suspicious activities requires breaks and short intervals of work. In a market survey by international association of public transport UITP, one of the members […]

            Top technology trends in the security market to look for in 2017

            The shops are getting busy, and, depending on which hemisphere you live in, it’s either time to turn on the central heating or break out the shorts and shades. But it’s also time to look ahead to 2017 and wonder what it might have in store for us. Certainly, there will continue to be plenty […]

              Keep Out! Protecting the boundaries with network video

              Keeping the baddies out is a classic security discipline. Whether it’s an industrial plant, a shopping mall, or a complex of villas, knowing what’s going on around you, and stopping potential threats at the boundaries, is important in many settings. This is essentially what 24/7 perimeter protection is all about. The classic barbed wire fence […]