Video surveillance plays an important role in securing people and premises, and it has done that job well. Yet, with the market becoming increasingly commoditized, most players are looking for applications beyond traditional security. One area that can benefit from smart video is retail.
Video image fire detection, which “sees” fire or smoke rather than senses it, has become more popular due to its various advantages, including quicker detection time and ease of installation/maintenance. A thorough understanding of how the technology works and what components are needed is required ...
Today video is everywhere, be it from surveillance cameras, TV or movies. However, most of the video data out there are unstructuralized. Structuralizing this data not only makes video contents more searchable but also carries additional benefits.
The distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on an Internet performance and management company towards the end of last year, in which IP cameras and NVRs were suspected of being used as robotic attackers, again raised awareness on how to “secure security devices.” Against this backdrop, various s...
School threats have become a major issue across various parts of the globe, rendering security in schools more important than ever. Arecont Vision shares some points on how to implement a successful school project.
For a long time, users operating critical facilities relied on traditional sensing technology for fire and smoke detection. But sensors, effective as they are, have certain limitations. It is against this backdrop that some users have turned to video image fire detection, which holds certain advanta...
To experts, cybersecurity is a two-way street, something that should be looked at and taken care of by both vendors and users.
a&s International recently spoke with Axis Communications founder Martin Gren who discussed various topics, including the story behind the first network camera that came about 20 years ago in 1996.
Installation of cameras, especially in large projects, can be a time-consuming proposition, and simplifying the process can be beneficial to installers. Against this backdrop, Arecont Vision recently announced that all cameras manufactured after October 20 now come with DHCP enabled.
In November, Bosch Security Systems and Sony signed a contract to establish a business partnership that will result in cooperation between the two company’s video surveillance units. What do the systems integrators think about it?