Brivo Earns TRUSTe's Stamp of Approval

The TRUSTe EU Safe Harbor Seal communicates that a website has committed to protecting the privacy of visitors through compliance with the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor Framework and participation in TRUSTe’s Watchdog Consumer Dispute Resolution service.

PSIA Seeks Industry Input On Video Analytics Specification

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance, a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, recently released its 0.9 Video Analytics draft specification for public comment.

PSIA Releases Conformance Tools For Media Device Specification

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance, a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, recently released its conformance tools for its 1.1 IP Media Device specification.

California Manufacturer Deploys ioimage Video Analytics, Remote Monitoring Service

DVTel Inc. announced recently that Acker-Stone Industries, a Corona, Calif., manufacturer of interlocking pavers sold throughout the United States, has begun monitoring its corporate office and manufacturing facility using DVTel’s intelligent video analytics from ioimage to detect security breaches and quickly identify safety issues for employees.

Los Angeles Temple, Schools Add IP-Based Video Surveillance System

Los Angeles-based Stephen S. Wise Temple and Schools have recently implemented a multi-faceted security and video surveillance system to ensure the safety of facilities, members, students, faculty and staff.

Market Trends

Trends in the Market

The use of video surveillance in business began with the introduction of CCTV in the early 1960s. Throughout the years, we have witnessed the rapid uptake of some technologies, while others showed promise but never experienced widespread adoption. Today, there are four trends that are shaping the video industry.

Pulling the plug in SBInet

Pulling the Plug

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has halted funding for the Secure Border Initiative-Net, a system of towers, cameras, radar and sensors initially hailed as "the most comprehensive effort in the nation's history" to assist northern and southern border agents with curtailing illegal immigration.


Laying Down the Law

In response to the failed Christmas Day bombing by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Transportation Security Administration has mandated enhanced screening measures at airports nationwide for U.S.-bound passengers traveling from or through state sponsors of terrorism and other countries of interest.

Iris Recognition System From Sarnoff Wins Best New Product Award At NPS

Iris on the Move from Sarnoff won the Best New Product Award at the Security Industry Association New Product Showcase on Wednesday.

Thermal Cameras, Video Analytics Protect South African Rail System

C3 Shared Services (Pty) ltd has been appointed by Bombardier to supply and install a combination of two military grade technologies, namely Opgal’s thermal cameras combined with ioimage intelligent video analytics, to monitor the tracks and tunnels of the Gautrain rail in South Africa.

Italian Casino Uses IP Video Technology From March Networks

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that the Casino de la Vallée is using the company's VideoSphere solution to meet the demanding surveillance requirements of its popular gaming venue in Saint-Vincent, Valle D'Aosta, Italy.

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The Status Quo

Ever since 9/11, the quest for the holy grail in security has had to answer some tough questions. How do we create a system that can identify someone quickly, efficiently, accurately and cost-effectively? Billions of dollars have been invested in developing technologies, hardware and software solutions to unearth this secret, and the single underlying theme that has bound this quest together is biometrics: the unique, individual markers that each person carries with them every day.

Honda Dealership Uses Video Analytics Technology To Prevent Thefts

DVTel Inc. recently announced that the ioimage-powered Visentry monitoring solution, Virtual Sentry, has prevented at least two major thefts at a Honda dealership located in Paramus, N.J.

DEPLOT, Milestone Systems Announce Partnership

Milestone Systems, a developer of open platform XProtect IP video management software, has announced the successful integration of iSecure video analytics from Delopt. As an authorized Milestone Solution Partner, DELOPT has integrated their iSecure Video Analytics Suite with Milestone XProtect IP video management software to provide cost effective, high quality video analytical solutions.

A Proactive Approach

Nestled in a valley with rural surroundings, the Onondaga Central School District is located in picturesque upstate New York, just seven miles outside of Syracuse. Despite its tranquil environment, the school district’s administration wanted to help ensure that students and staff would be safe at all times while on school property.

Mirasys, Agent Vi Partner To Provide Video Analytics Capabilities

Mirasys Ltd. and Agent Vi recently announced their collaboration to integrate Agent Vi’s advanced video analytics software with Mirasys platforms and recorders.

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Outsmart the Outdoors

Proponents of video analytics claim the technology can boost the productivity of security staff by alerting them to take action in the event an incident occurs according to predetermined rules. In theory, this enables fewer officers to oversee larger coverage areas by freeing them from perpetually watching an increasing number of video displays and make intelligent response decisions when security violations occur. And for many indoor surveillance applications, this is often the case.

Alaska Airport Deploys Integrated Video Security System

Vicon Industries Inc., a designer and producer of integrated IP video surveillance and access control systems, and SimplexGrinnell, a provider of fire and life-safety systems, have recently completed installation of an integrated video security system at Fairbanks International Airport in Alaska.

Research: Storage On Camera, Rise Of H.264 Usage Two Hot Video Surveillance Trends In 2010

IMS Research is revealing what it believes will be the hottest video surveillance trends for the year ahead.

DVTel Acquires Video Analytic Provider ioimage

DVTel Inc. announced Tuesday that the company will acquire video analytic provider ioimage.

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    January / February 2020


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