Avigilon Corp., a provider of high-definition (HD) surveillance solutions, announces it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the video analytics company VideoIQ Inc. for $32 million. The transaction is expected to close in early January.
December 30, 2013
Analysts have forecast intelligent devices in perimeter security to top $200 million in 2013 as video surveillance and analytics are becoming an integral part of electronic perimeter security solutions.
November 13, 2013
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