It goes without saying that cameras, NVRs or other security equipment for industrial, transportation or other applications that are critical in nature should be toughened and hardened to withstand extreme conditions. To find out how strong a product is against water or particles, it is better to ref...
Now that the New Year has begun, most video surveillance vendors have offered their insights into what will be the prevailing trends in 2017. Taking a look at these trends, we can see that they reflect a generate desire by the vendors to offer more value to users amid harsher competition in the indu...
Last year video surveillance growth was a mere 4.2 percent, due mostly to Chinese vendors' effort to drive down prices and gain more market share. Amid this, the more well-established Western vendors are investing in technology and solutions that go beyond traditional security applications and provi...
Ensuring data redundancy and integrity has become more important than ever, especially as far as video surveillance is concerned. Besides hardening each individual component in the system, the resilience and robustness of the whole system should also be considered.
The total cost of ownership (TCO) is a great tool to calculate the money to be spent on a surveillance project during its entire lifecycle. If the right technology or product is used, it can help save on the TCO to be incurred during the project’s lifetime.
It goes without saying that in surveillance, data integrity and loss time prevention are of utmost importance. Each individual unit that makes up a surveillance system – for example cameras and encoders – should ideally have built-in redundancy and resilience measures.
Needless to say, security is of utmost importance to banks. But in the midst of competition, banks are also faced with the need to improve and enhance quality of service. In both regards, video can help.
Security for commercial buildings has always been a tough challenge for operators who deal with people with different roles on a continuous basis. Traditionally managing these identities has been the job of access control systems, but more and more video plays a more important role in this regard, t...
Cybersecurity, deep learning, and body-worn cameras were some of the top trends to watch for this year in the video surveillance market, as vendors seek to roll out more secure and more value-added solutions in the midst of intense competition. That’s according to IHS Markit in its latest report.
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.