It’s graduation time for high-schoolers and college students alike. The streets here are awash in young people in suits, prom dresses, and graduation garb. I love to see those fresh faces full of excitement, and a little apprehension, about the future. But it is not lost on me that, in response to recent events, while so many young people are experiencing this important rite of passage, many of us are having —or not having— difficult conversations about school safety. For anyone avoiding the conversation, it might help to know what the research about gun violence in schools is telling us. The current debate around school safety is centered on mass shootings. But research to be published later this year by Professor James Alan Fox and doctoral student Emma Fridel shows that mass school shootings are rare events. They have found that, on average, mass murders in the U.S. occur between 20 and 30 times per year while, on average, only about one of those incidents takes place at a school.
Agent Video Intelligence announced the launch of its breakthrough Anomaly Detection capability, as part of Agent Vi’s cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS), innoVi™. Combining Agent Vi’s extensive research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and development of Deep Learning-powered algorithms with the company’s 15 years of experience in providing cutting-edge Video Analytics solutions, the new Anomaly Detection is a robust self-learning capability that instantly alerts users to atypical incidents.
VITEC, has been awarded a contract by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) to procure over 1,000 of the company’s MGW Diamond TOUGH encoders. The encoders will be used by the Canadian DND for its Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) project. Installed on each LAV, the MGW Diamond TOUGH appliances will encode video for situational awareness, patrolling information and intelligence gathering missions.
IC Realtime, announces the introduction of Ella, a new cloud-based deep-learning search engine that augments surveillance systems with natural language search capabilities across recorded video footage.
Johnson Controls introduced the latest version of exacqVision video management system (9.0) which adds important features that help ensure the overall health of a customer’s security environment while providing tools that aid in faster mitigation of security events.
SecuredTouch behavioral biometrics-based HUMANOBOT seamlessly detects non-human behavior generated by bots, malware, and automated scripts and stops fraud-focused emulators within mobile applications. SecuredTouch behavioral biometrics technology was developed to analyze human interaction with their mobile devices, so its HUMANOBOT solution is fine-tuned to continuously discover non-human device activity, automatically detecting fraud.
There was something about the sudden, near-universal praise for police body cameras that rubbed Seth Stoughton the wrong way. A law professor at the University of South Carolina who has spent his career studying the regulation of law enforcement, Stoughton saw the potential of equipping thousands upon thousands of American police officers with cameras recording […]
The intelligence community is working on amping up people-recognition power to spot, in live videos, shooters and potential terrorists before they have a chance to attack. Part of the problem with current video surveillance techniques is the difficulty of recognizing objects and people, simultaneously, in real-time.
Verint has announced the launch of key enhancements to its Nextiva Video Business Intelligence (VBI) solution, part of the Nextiva IP Video portfolio. The VBI solution will help retail organizations capture and analyze shopper movement patterns to increase conversion rates and improve operational efficiency. Nextiva VBI includes additional functions as Nextiva Retail Traffic Analytics, Nextiva […]