Physical Security: migrating from analog to IP

    Concerns associated with migration When I’ve spoken to users about migrating from analog to IP, I’ve found they often share the same view.  They are aware that new technologies and platforms can improve their systems’ security and efficiency and  they know that the possibilities offered by analytics  could  go far beyond video surveillance.  In addition, […]

      Capturing forensic details in the most challenging lighting conditions

      Light is all-important when it comes to the effectiveness of video surveillance. Being able to see the full detail of a scene whatever the lighting conditions is essential. But this can be challenging in those environments which feature both very bright, and very dark areas. The merits of Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) capabilities in security […]

        Are you using the right motion detection technology?

        There are many different options for motion detection, but which one best suits your needs? Here I look at some of the most widely used motion sensor technologies and explore the situations in which each can be used to its strengths. Choosing the right tool for the job An important and often overlooked factor when […]

          Using video analytics to drive sustainability in business

          The growth in the sophistication of video analytics brings the opportunity to apply surveillance equipment beyond security and into business intelligence and decision-making. The insight provided into business operations has multiple applications, leading to significant potential cost savings and the promotion of sustainable business practices. A group of students from Aalto University in Helsinki used […]

            What’s New in Network Audio?

            Growth in the capabilities of network audio technology has the potential to revolutionize the way in which audio is used in many different situations, from customer experience to security. In this post, we look at some of the hot topics in networked audio. Improved customer experience In the increasingly competitive retail space, merchants are looking […]