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NICE Systems is selling its video surveillance unit to private equity firm Battery Ventures for up to $100 million, its second divestment in three months as it focuses more on its analytics business. Its…

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Advancements in video analytics and systems integration are helping end users achieve newfound applications for their security systems, yielding a greater ROI for the entire organization. Find out how data gathered from security technologies is providing operational improvements across a spectrum of industries. September 05, 2013

The market for fault detection based on Big-Data building analytics will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 40% during the next five years, according to research firm IHS. July 23, 2013

The FBI has released the following video of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing case. April 17, 2013

Fortunately for both security integrators and their end-user customers, technology providers are collaborating like never before to bring amazing capabilities into the marketplace. At the top of that list is video analytics, which is finally working out the bugs, kinks and false alarms to deliver on its extremely high potential. By Paul Boucherle · April 02, 2013

One of the foremost challenges of video analytics has been achieving a high detection rate while keeping false alarms to a minimum. Learn how recent innovations such as object classification that discriminates among moving things are allowing this surveillance technology to finally move further into mainstream security applications.  December 02, 2012

Systems integrators that can leverage analytics-enabled applications to solve retail operational issues are finding success in an oftentimes frugal market sector. Stemming loss prevention, migrating analog systems to IP, and demonstrating ROI are other significant market drivers. By Rodney Bosch · September 03, 2012

ObjectVideo has appointed former Tyco executive Warren Brown as president. August 13, 2012

Video analytics technology has come a long way. Over the past 10 years, it has evolved at a rate similar to other technologies, and is now in its fourth generation. Some applications now also have the ability to detect tampering, and can automatically adjust the visual parameters of enabled video cameras according to individual scene characteristics to ensure optimal brightness and contrast for video viewing and recording. August 11, 2012

Video analytics has been both one of the most exciting and maligned technologies applied to security applications. Find out why its promise of automatically detecting events and generating alerts based on surveillance images is no longer fraught with shortcomings. By Paul Boucherle · July 31, 2012

VideoIQ of Bedford, Mass., releases the Rialto Analytic Bridge product line, featuring continuously self-calibrating analytics and solid-state storage, according to the company. SSI Staff · March 22, 2012


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