Video Surveillance


Smart Imaging Systems Announces the First Portable Vehicle Scanning Technology with $3.5 Million Initial Order from Customs and Border Protection

The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a $3.5 million purchase order for new compact, portable X-ray technology developed by Smart Imaging Systems, to safely scan for contraband and explosives in vehicles.

NFLPA Investigating Locker Room Security Cameras

The NFL Players Association is looking into a complaint filed by New York Jets players about the presence of security cameras in the locker room at their training facility in Florham Park, N.J., a source close to the union confirmed to ESPN.

Eagle Eye Networks Raises $40 million to Transform Video Surveillance by Combining Cloud and AI

Eagle Eye Networks Raises $40 million to Transform Video Surveillance by Combining Cloud and AI

Eagle Eye Networks has raised $40 million of Series E funding from venture capital firm Accel (Facebook, Spotify, DocuSign) to continue its growth and expand its technology leadership.

Could Integrators Make More Money Selling Smaller Systems?

Could Integrators Make More Money Selling Smaller Systems?

To get excited about selling smaller surveillance projects at first thought is anti-intuitive. However, it may be best for the diversification and long-term growth for most integrators.

IDIS Virtual Showcase will Unveil Innovative New Video Tech Solutions

IDIS is unveiling its latest video tech solutions with an innovation-rich online Virtual Showcase for systems integrators, consultants, and end-users.

Driving New Opportunities

Driving New Opportunities

When network video cameras first came on the market, they were chiefly bare bones video streaming devices.

Cozaint Corp Launches Industry’s First VMS Platform With Long-Term Video Retention

Cozaint Corp. announced the launch of askALICE, the industry’s most economical video surveillance management hardware and software system delivering extreme long-term retention.

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Private Equity Group Sells Pelco to Motorola

Just 15 months ago, Transom Capital Group bought the beleaguered Pelco security group from Schneider Electric. While the financials were not disclosed, they were quick to turn the business around and sell to Motorola.



Security Industry Association Strongly Opposes the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act Citing Immeasurable Benefits of the Proven Technology

Security Industry Association Strongly Opposes the Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act

The Security Industry Association (SIA), the leading trade association representing security solutions providers, today announced its strong opposition to the recently introduced bicameral Facial Recognition and Biometric Technology Moratorium Act.

Understanding AI in Video Surveillance

Many video surveillance professionals have come across the terms Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning (DL). But what do those terms mean, and how do they affect Video Surveillance?

Police Use of Amazon Facial Recognition Software on Hold

Police Use of Amazon Facial Recognition Software on Hold

Amazon’s facial recognition software has been a staple for police departments, using the program to provide identities on cold bases. Prisons and jails in Florida also have been using the platform in its databases, storing thousands of mug shots of anyone who has ever been “behind bars.”

BriefCam Announces Video Analytics Innovation

BriefCam has announced a significant new capability to its product portfolio with v5.6.1 of its innovative and extensible video content analytics platform.

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Telethermography Devices: Current FDA Considerations

Adapting thermography machines to address COVID-19 issues qualifies them as medical devices, which can pose unique challenges for businesses that are unfamiliar with the FDA.

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How Security Companies Are Developing AI Cameras to Measure Social Distancing and Mask Compliance

A number of companies are either adding new features in response to the COVID-19 threat or developing new systems to identify if individuals are obeying guidelines.

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Joint Survey From Security Organizations Reveals Pandemic's Impact

Industry associations keeping members informed about how the coronavirus crisis is affecting security businesses.

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Making the Best of a Challenging Situation: Engaging Employees Through Training

By helping employees to feel productive and sharpen skills through training, ADT Commercial has hit upon an innovative way to ease collective stress during uncertain times.

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“COVID-19” Thermal Cameras Start to Hit the Marketplace

As video surveillance companies look to recover lost revenue, temperature detection capabilities have become a hot commodity.

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Sony to Discontinue Branded Video Surveillance Presence

The company is also ending its partnership with Bosch, which began in 2016.

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New Tool Uses Video Surveillance Feeds and Computer Algorithms to Track Social Distancing Behaviors

A MIchigan company is monitoring traffic in typically busy areas to show how locals are following stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus crisis.

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Lawsuit Blocks Baltimore From Launching Surveillance Plane Program to Investigate Crimes

Activists and ACLU lawyers succeeded in stopping a six-month trial run of an aerial surveillance program funded by private philanthropists.

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