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13 Low-Light Video Surveillance Tips to Enlighten Your Solutions

Don’t Expect to Use Facial Recognition

Speaking of analytics, facial recognition is common one. It can be done in low-light scenarios, but requires a certain amount of pixel resolution, usually between the person’s eyes.

So the camera has to be close enough and have enough light. The proximity can be achieved with a zoom lens if necessary, so conceivably it can be done.

“It is not facial recognition per se, but last month at Bosch HQ there was a big snowstorm and a bunch of local kids came out after 10 p.m. to do some sledding in the parking lot. We have a nine-camera demo system set up covering the parking lot, and one of our employees recognized his son.”

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