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 […]

        Video surveillance for small businesses – not just for catching bad guys

        One of the best things about working with small businesses is seeing the wide variety of scenarios where technology can be such a help to owners and managers, and then how a simple investment ends up having a myriad of other uses. One of my favorite examples is that from Elise Ogden and Amy Telzrow, […]

          Video surveillance cameras: Not just for security anymore

          It used to be that video surveillance was considered just a security application. Organizations would use cameras to ‘keep an eye on things’ in mainly a defensive or preventive posture. In large companies, those using video surveillance would typically hold a security role. Today, the capabilities of video make it a useful tool for a […]