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  • Video compression: H.264 and improved implementations
    For the security industry the major attraction of the H.264 standard is the prospect of high levels of compression and low storage costs. However, as a result of its multimedia heritage, the vast majority of H.264 implementations come with annoying drawbacks: inability to crawl backwards frame by fr
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Geutebruck | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 10
  • Detecting Without Light
    Thermal cameras produce clear images in pitch darkness and through all weather conditions, compensating for the low-light disadvantages of other security cameras. Furthermore, they eliminate shadows, looking into hiding places for potential criminal activity.
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 8
  • Low-Light Cameras Break New Ground
    While security cameras have evolved continuously, few can perform up to par after the sun sets. Thus, what determines the effectiveness of a camera is how well it performs during the vulnerable hours of darkness, when criminal activity is most likely to occur. A&S looks at how far low-light cameras
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 8
  • 2010 Industry Review: Value Holds the Key to Future Technology
    As recovery looms on the horizon, the forecasts for physical and electronic security are still hazy. A&S talks to vendors, integrators and distributors to hear what they had to say about the past year.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 10
  • DVTel Surveillance System Deployed at Indian University and Property Developers
    Operations Center for Lovely Professional University (LPU) upgrades and modernizes the video surveillance system. LPU is a modern-, technology-driven educational institute with a campus that is spread more than 600 acres. Located in the north-western state of Punjab and bordering the city of Jalandh
    Editor / Provider: DVTel | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 3
  • Agilence PoS Software Streamlines US Chain Stores Operations
    Agilence, a provider of PoS video auditing, announced that Ohio-based grocer, Chief Super Market, has deployed Agilence's solution in an initiative to reduce PoS losses throughout their 12-store chain, including stores under the Rays Super Markets banner.
    Editor / Provider: Agilence | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 3
  • Cypress Surveillance Component Participates in Chilean Miner Rescue
    Cypress Semiconductor announced that its programmable system-on-chip (PSoC) played an important part in the riveting rescue of the 33 trapped miners in the San Jose copper and gold mine near Copiapo, Chile. Fresno, California-based Central California Video Engineering & Manufacturing (CCV), a subsid
    Editor / Provider: Cypress Semiconductor | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 3
  • 3M Finishes the Acquisition of Cogent
    3M has completed the acquisition of Cogent, pursuant to a merger agreement that was approved and adopted by Cogent's stockholders at a meeting. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Cogent's stockholders are entitled to receive US$10.50 per share in cash.
    Editor / Provider: 3M | Updated: 2010 / 12 / 2
  • Security 50's Top Performers Rise Above the Fray Part Ⅱ
    Mergers and acquisitions continued, even in the face of tighter lending policies. Flir bought thermal imaging provider OmniTech in June 2009. It also purchased Directed Perception in December 2009, enhancing its PTZ camera line.
    Editor / Provider: by a&s International | Updated: 2010 / 11 / 30

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