Video Analytics

Avigilon Adds Unusual Motion Detection Technology To H4 SL And Mini Dome Cameras

Avigilon Corporation announced it has extended its video analytics platform to the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines with the addition of Unusual Motion Detection (UMD) technology. The addition of UMD technology in the H4 SL and H4 Mini Dome camera lines offers customers powerful artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at an entry-level price point. Without any predefined rules or set up, UMD technology continuously learns what typical activity in a scene looks like, and then detects and flags unusual motion.

Milestone Systems Goes For Warp-speed Server Performance To Benefit Customers

Milestone Systems has released XProtect 2018 R2. Milestone XProtect 2018 R2 video management software introduces server-side hardware acceleration with NVIDIA, enabling lower cost solutions, as less infrastructure hardware is needed to meet customer needs.With the second VMS update this year, Milestone is continuing to pursue ever higher performing software to fulfill the market’s rising demands for cost-effective video business solutions. XProtect 2018 R2 showcases hardware acceleration of the system recording and mobile server.

Genetec Announces New Plate Link Feature For AutoVu

Genetec announced Plate Link, a new feature for its AutoVu™ automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) solution. Designed to allow vehicles to share license plate data while out on patrol, Plate Link acts as a force multiplier for parking enforcement officers (PEOs), allowing them to administer shared permits and time-limited parking bylaws across multiple zones more efficiently.

Lanner Introduces Next-Generation V3 Series Fanless Rugged Vehicle Gateway Controllers

Lanner Electronics Inc., launches next-generation rugged, fanless V3 Series vehicle gateway controllers – V3G and V3S. While V3G is targeted for smart bus implementation, including fleet management and passenger information display, V3S aims at video surveillance, recording and analytics. V3G and V3S feature the new generation 14 nm Intel® Atom x7-E3950 SoC (formerly Apollo Lake). This processor consumes low volume of power and offers performance upgrade for vehicle computing needs from previous generation of Atom processors.

The Challenge Of Quality Video Analysis

The problem facing many strategic high growth markets that leverage real time video is no optical system or camera is optimized to deliver high-quality actionable video in every environmental condition. There are many applications that can benefit from Instant Visual Clarity in compromised video streams including: Security and Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Computer and Machine Vision, Autonomous Vehicles, Urban Traffic Monitoring, Smart Cities, and Video Analytics.

VIVOTEK’s Smart Stream III Makes Your Bandwidth More Efficient

VIVOTEK Smart Stream III combines Smart Stream II, Scene Awareness and Smart FPS technologies to enable the cameras to optimize quality for desired regions and automatically adjust encoding, maximizing bandwidth usage efficiency and lowering storage requirements while maintaining high image quality. Combining both H.265 and VIVOTEK Smart Stream III, the camera can reduce bandwidth and storage consumption more than 90% compared to traditional H.264 without smart streaming. VIVOTEK’s Smart Stream is a state-of-the-art video encoder enhancement that is fully compatible with both H.264 and H.265 standards.

Arteco NEXT Now Supports Full Range Of Wisenet Security And Retail Analytics Applications

Arteco announced that it has expanded its long-standing partnership with Hanwha Techwin to enable comprehensive management of the entire range of Wisenet devices and embedded analytics applications within Arteco NEXT Video Event Management Software (VEMS). Through this integration, Hanwha Techwin’s Wisenet devices are now fully supported in terms of video management, events and features including 4K Ultra HD video streaming and recording, and video analytics applications. The integration was completed with Arteco Open Connector, which consolidates events from third-party devices and presents them within the Arteco VEMS interface.

S2 Security Releases S2 Magic Monitor Version 6

S2 Security announced the availability of S2 Magic Monitor Version 6. S2 Magic Monitor unifies access control, video surveillance, forensics, digital signage and live internet feeds in a single user interface. Version 6 introduces enhanced access control functionality and a new web widget, further unifying the security management experience. In Version 6, comprehensive people management enables users to add, search for and manage person records directly from S2 Magic Monitor.

Nortek Security & Control Acquires IntelliVision, Establishing Leadership In Artificial Intelligence And Video Analytics

Leaping to the forefront of the rapidly growing fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and video analytics, Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), a global leader in smart connected devices and systems for residential, security, access control and digital health markets, announced the acquisition of San Jose, California-based IntelliVision Technologies Corp., a pioneer and leader in Artificial Intelligence, smart cameras and deep learning-based video analytics software. IntelliVision will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of NSC. IntelliVision will continue to support its customers and products.

BriefCam To Be Acquired By Canon Inc.

BriefCam announced its acquisition by Canon Inc., a world leader in digital imaging solutions. The addition of BriefCam to Canon’s market leading Network Video Solutions products portfolio complements the Canon Group’s previous acquisitions of AXIS Communications and Milestone Systems with a breakthrough, innovative video content analytics solution. The acquisition will drive further, rapid innovation in video analytics by BriefCam as well as new co-innovation activities with Canon and its market leading portfolio companies.