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  • The Quality of Storage Effects Image Enhancement
    Storage is one of the biggest costs of a surveillance project, making it a precious commodity. Network bandwidth is also scarce, making compression essential to surveillance monitoring. Unfortunately, compression can also undo clear images. “You could have a great camera capture images at high resol
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 3 / 30 / 2012
  • Fleet Management Systems Look forward to Greater Efficiency and Productivity
    “The rising price of fuel has made telematics for fleet management systems even more critical to all types of fleets,” said Craig Whitney, VP of Marketing at Networkfleet. Seeking ways to ensure fleets remain profitable is the main reason fleet managers use telematics. In the U.K., for instance, di
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 3 / 26 / 2012
  • Challenges of Creating Smart Cities
    Constructing smart cities require careful consideration and specific objectives. Technology must consider people and process. The city needs to determine what its priorities are. “Critical supply infrastructure and traffic management are at the core of each city and need to be protected,” said Erika
    Editor / Provider: by a&s International | Updated: 3 / 20 / 2012
  • Buffalo Airport Deploys SightLogix Thermal Cameras for Perimeter Security
    An evaluation by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confirmed 100 percent video analytics accuracy of the SightLogix SightSensor thermal camera system in the challenging environment typical of many airports. According to the TSA's final report, the “evaluation team performed o
    Editor / Provider: SightLogix | Updated: 2 / 13 / 2012
  • Shedding Light on Lux Ratings
    We examine whether megapixel cameras are ready for their low-lux debut and what else to look at aside from minimum lux levels. The outlook for low-light megapixel cameras also depends on global economic conditions, which could limit uptake.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2 / 7 / 2012
  • Education Heightens Security Awareness
    Colleges and universities grant the freedom of advanced learning and the pursuit of knowledge. More open spaces and a more dynamic population make campus safety a complex task. As the global economic downturn continues, colleges are experiencing budget shortfalls. Despite funding challenges, higher
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 1 / 30 / 2012
  • RFID Pays Its Dues
    There is more than meets the eye. In addition to access control and asset tracking, RFID via smart cards is now suitable for cashless vending, transit applications and other stored-value applications.
    Editor / Provider: the Editorial Team | Updated: 12 / 27 / 2011
  • UK Historic Town Embraces Modern Public Surveillance
    Tamworth is located 23 kilometres northeast of Birmingham. It has a resident population of approximately 80,000 but also attracts a large number of visitors wishing to enjoy the Town's restaurants, shops and tourist attractions including Tamworth Castle. The Council considers the security of its res
    Editor / Provider: Vicon | Updated: 12 / 12 / 2011
  • US Quick-Serve Chain Expands Envysion Managed Video for Operational Management
    Envysion, the leading Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) provider, announced that Qdoba Mexican Grill has reached its 250th site on the Envysion platform. Qdoba, the largest fast casual Mexican franchise in the United States, has expanded video usage to hundreds of users throughout the company to im
    Editor / Provider: Envysion | Updated: 12 / 9 / 2011