Top 5 strategies for reliable fall detection

    According to the World Health Organization, falls are the second leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury deaths worldwide. And a staggering 37.3 million falls are severe enough to require medical attention each year. A wide range of factors contribute to fall risk, such as environmental hazards, illness, neurological and mental conditions, muscle weakness, poor […]

      Video analytics to keep you ahead of the game

      According to the old proverb, “forewarned is forearmed”, and the ability to take proactive action to prevent incidents before they take place is something to which everyone concerned about safety and security can easily relate. Whereas, previously, this ability was solely reliant on the skills of the surveillance operator, whose experience would allow them to […]

        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 […]

          Studying up on school safety

          Traditional video surveillance is an extremely useful investigative tool – after an incident has occurred. Unfortunately, by then, school property may have already been damaged, valuable supplies and equipment gone missing, or a student or teacher victimized. Today’s video technology – when integrated with video analytics, audio, and access control -better prepares schools to mitigate […]