It is widely accepted that video analytics provide value to the end user, especially in security applications such as perimeter protection and the identification of vehicles versus humans in unauthorized areas. But at what cost?
March Networks, a provider of intelligent IP video solutions, announced recently that the company’s VideoSphere Video Management System and IP cameras have been selected to enhance surveillance throughout the Vidhan Sabha government building in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Mace Security International Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary, Mace CSSS Inc., has successfully integrated the VideoIQ into its SureView advanced remote video monitoring and management platform.
There is no question that advancements in video are continually revolutionizing the security industry. New capabilities emerge and, subsequently, the scope of what is possible grows. The implications of this trend can be seen in surveillance, reconnaissance, identity verification, information management and data dissemination.
- By John Bradburn, Mark Clifton
- Dec 01, 2009
Without a doubt, the threat of terrorism, both foreign and domestic, has been the biggest game changer in how we look at and implement physical and logical security. Nowhere is that change being more acutely felt now than in the petrochemical industry. The need to secure plants and facilities that produce, process and transport potentially volatile substances is paramount.
- By Ryan Loughin
- Dec 01, 2009
ioimage recently announced it has obtained Lenel factory certification for OnGuard 2009 and has become a member of the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.
Research and Markets recently released the report “Worldwide Market for Video Surveillance Equipment" that analyzes the market to 2013.
ioimage has recently been recognized for the third time running by IMS Research as the leading provider of intelligent video surveillance devices for security and business applications, with a 13.1 percent market share in 2008.
3VR Security Inc., provider of intelligent surveillance and search, recently announced that customer Union Savings Bank has successfully leveraged 3VR's search-based surveillance and advanced analytics technology to capture 80 times more usable security video and maintain one of the industry's lowest fraud rates.
A recent Harris Poll survey indicates that 96 percent of U.S citizens feel the federal government and law enforcement agencies should be able to use video surveillance in an effort to counteract terrorism and help protect U.S. citizens in specific public places.
DIGIOP Technologies, with technology provider ObjectVideo, has successfully completed a nationwide deployment of its video management systems for Limited Stores, LLC, an affiliate of Sun Capital and a retailer of upscale women's apparel with 220 stores.
MATE Intelligent Video, a provider of video analytics, and Pelco by Schneider Electric recently announced the successful integration of the Pelco Sarix network camera and MATE's Behavior Watch and Count Watch v4.2.2 products.
ioimage and Milestone Systems announced recently that the companies have established a partnership to deliver comprehensive and enhanced security solutions.
NICE Systems Ltd. Recently announced that it has been selected by Beijing Metro in China to provide NICE's IP video solution, with support for content analytics at certain project locales, to enhance safety and security at the 24 stations of its Line 15 route.
London's city-wide transit surveillance system, the Ring of Steel, includes more than 10,000 cameras. Some 3,000 cameras also have been deployed in Chicago, with 3,000 more soon coming to New York City.
- By Stephen Russell
- Oct 06, 2009
Verint Systems Inc., a provider of analytics software-based solutions for workforce-enterprise optimization and security, recently announced Rio de Janeiro State Prison Administration’s use of the Nextiva IP Video portfolio from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions.
Tradeshows provide an excellent opportunity for manufacturers to pitch their newest new products, though there’s no possible way to see every one and every thing.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Sep 30, 2009
The digital video surveillance systems market exhibits significant growth, driven by heightened public and private security concerns in addition to a technology shift.
Major airports typically have more than 1,000 cameras installed at and around their buildings and runways. Their security personnel often monitor facility perimeters with CCTV cameras as well, but these devices may be inadequate in truly keeping a close eye on potential risks.
- By Bob Banerjee
- Sep 01, 2009
The King Fahd Industrial Port at Yanbu on the Red Sea coast is the Saudi sea gateway for Europe and the fastest developing industrial area in Saudi Arabia. Its CCTV monitoring system, which has to provide high security for valuable cargos and infrastructure, has recently been upgraded with Geutebruck servers, management system, video analysis and GUI to replace a previous IP solution whose performance had proved disappointing.