Eyewitness testimony: What did you really see?

    Eyewitness testimony has become an important area of research in cognitive psychology and human memory. In court cases, juries tend to believe eyewitness testimony and generally see it as a reliable source of information when it comes to identifying perpetrators, or discussing details of a crime scene. However, how much of what witnesses say is […]

      Driving Toward the Future of Intelligent Traffic

      Despite going through these unprecedented times of social distancing and self-quarantine, we all have to believe that society will return to some level of normalcy. Before personal and commercial traffic came to an almost grinding halt, traffic was no doubt getting worse. And unfortunately I still foresee this happening in the future. With more cars […]

        Top 3 technologies that can “see” in the dark

        When securing a location, it’s not uncommon to face challenging light conditions, especially if you don’t have easy access to artificial light sources. However, there are technologies that allow you to easily guard your perimeter, even in the dark. Say you need to surveil a remote critical infrastructure, such as an oil and gas facility […]

          Video surveillance when the mining is over

          Global mining production has reached an all-time high, having nearly doubled in modern history from 9.6 billion metric tons in 1985 to 17.2 billion metric tons in 2017. And in mineral-rich South Africa, mining is an important part of the GDP employing nearly half a million people. With a major mining sector consisting of diamonds, […]

            Retaining forensic detail in challenging light 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, such as entrance doors with bright sunshine outside and dim […]