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
The Nextiva EdgeVR version 2.5 by Verint Systems of Melville, N.Y., combines the company's video analytics, remote monitoring and management software and offers bandwidth optimization.
SSI Staff · February 26, 2012
After months of litigation, Sony Corp. has signed a patent license agreement with video analytics provider ObjectVideo (OV).
Ashley Willis · February 07, 2012
Digiop of Indianapolis releases the 3D people counting device, featuring a 3D camera, which delivers video analytics for retail, banking and other commercial applications.
SSI Staff · November 13, 2011