HDcctv Alliance, an industry group that launched in June, says it will make its proposed high definition video surveillance standard (HDcctv Interoperability Specification 1.0) publicly available in September. The gist of the consortium is to offer the marketplace a cheaper alternative to IP megapixel cameras. Todd Rockoff, chairman of the HDcctv Alliance, offers further insight.
July 31, 2009
A regional transit agency near Seattle is now using Avigilon's high-definition (HD) surveillance system to capture higher quality footage for faster identification and improved overall security, according to the company.
July 08, 2009
Gang way, the Megapixel Revolution is upon us! No, it’s not the latest “Transformer” movie blockbuster but rather the coined phrase signifying the arrival of superior video surveillance technology. This, the first of a four-part series, has been designed to transform you into an expert on the topic.
March 01, 2009
There is nothing more frustrating than having a video surveillance system capture footage of an incident, only to find that the images are ...
February 28, 2009
Differentiate. That is the essential exhortation Dave Smith is employing to gain a foothold in North America’s crowded and hotly contested ...
February 28, 2009
When starting a project, many people find themselves confronted with something perhaps best described as “Blank Page Syndrome.” This can be defined as the inability to get started, but it’s more than procrastination. You know in broad terms what needs ...
December 31, 2008
If trying to pinpoint the specific location of an individual in an airport is difficult, imagine trying to find the location of a deadly ..
November 30, 2008
Located in the heart of the MetroWest master-planned community in Orlando, Fla., a new Italian-style village center called ...
By Rodney Bosch · October 31, 2008
Bosch Security Systems’ agile and strategic ascent in the video surveillance market recently took a bold step forward ...
By Scott Goldfine · September 30, 2008
Since Chicago’s archetype Market Square opened in 1916, shopping malls have been synonymous with safety. Their predictability has been a source of security and, for many, a way of life. People exercise at gyms in the morning, attend movies at night; parents use the mall to baby-sit their teenagers; and children visit with Santa and the Easter Bunny, and cavort in play areas. That feeling of well being doesn’t come without a cost, however, particularly in a post-9/11 world ...
August 31, 2008