Fast casual restaurants and quick service restaurants (QSRs) have traditionally installed surveillance cameras to deter crime, encourage safety and improve efficiency. However, despite the availability of less expensive IP digital cameras and DVRs that capture clearer images than ever, these systems often stood alone and were not integrated with any of the other electronic systems used in the industry. Savvy owners and managers now expect digital security cameras to be integrated with existing Point-of-Sale, drive-through order boards and speed-of-service timers.
Intelligent Retail is a real buzz word at the moment. The video enabling transaction plays a key role in intelligent retail surveillance. Surveon Technology, the end-to-end video surveillance solutions provider, today introduced Surveon POS Solution which can extract transactional data from point-of-sale (POS) system and pair the data with video from the time of the transaction, supporting partners to investigate criminal behaviors such as stealing money, address product shrinkage, record shipments and track parcels, enhancing their business profits.
In his work on exploring the shift from analog to digital production in music, author and musician Damon Krukowski laments the fact that he can no longer just drop into his local music store. While he’s quick to acknowledge that digital music and streaming platforms allow for greater exposure and innovation for artists, he also feels that something has been lost.
Visitors to the Genetec booth will be able to learn about the company’s new range of market-specific solutions specifically developed to address the needs of airports, cities, educational institutions, retailers, and transportation customers. Attendees will also be able to see how Genetec Security Center, a unified security platform, Genetec Clearance™, a digital evidence management system, and Genetec Mission Control™, a collaborative decision management system, are helping leading airports around the world heighten security, improve operations, and grow retail revenue.
Vectron and MOBOTIX are offering a joint video solution for heightened security and improved prevention for retail establishments, bakeries and restaurants. This involves linking the transaction data from the Vectron point of sale system for each sales process with video data from the MOBOTIX IP camera and storing it. This allows POS discrepancies to be quickly resolved, increases on-site security at retail locations, bakeries and restaurants and boosts sales by enabling optimized shop planning based on integrated MOBOTIX video analysis tools.
Physical retail spaces are a vital link in modern, omni-channel retailing but how can you maximise their returns? Kimberly Goldsworth, VP marketing, Prism Skylabs, helps answer this burning question. There’s no question that more commerce is moving online. Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods is just one piece of recent evidence pointing to this trend. The flipside, however, is that the acquisition supports Amazon’s strategy to open more physical showrooms where shoppers can smell, taste, and handle products. As part of this, Amazon recently opened seven bookstores (with several more planned) in the US to cater to the resurgence in demand for physical books and allow people to test-drive gadgets like the Echo and the Fire TV Stick.
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), unveiled the findings of Video Surveillance Solutions in Singapore, a research study commissioned by Milestone Systems. The study revealed that while satisfaction with video surveillance continues to remain high, few firms are fully taking advantage of intelligent video solutions, beyond basic functions such as surveillance today. 92 percent of surveyed retail businesses are satisfied with their current video surveillance solutions, but what could they really gain from a deeper implementation of video surveillance technologies.
Safety Vision, a leading provider of mobile surveillance technology, provided surveillance expert Clint Bryer to answer a couple of questions about the fledgling cannabis market and the utilization of video surveillance technologies. With 90 percent of theft coming from internal sources, security has become a part of everyday life and is crucial to the safety and profitability of your cannabis business. Bryer breaks down what you are putting at risk when you don’t secure your business properly and how to make it safer for your employees.
Axis announces new solutions for retail, which can provide intelligence and drive revenue growth Axis Communications, the market leader in network video, announced that Cognimatics’ applications have been fully integrated with Axis’ network cameras, audio, and access control products. Axis acquired Cognimatics in 2016 after a long, successful partnership.
Arteco, a global leader in the delivery of video event management solutions, will unveil advancements to its video event management portfolio at the upcoming ISC West conference. The Arteco video surveillance solutions portfolio delivers a wide variety of functionalities that help stakeholders gain new levels of awareness within their security and business infrastructures. The company has expanded its focus to provide customized systems that fit the requirements of specific vertical applications, such as retail, logistics, Smart City, critical infrastructure and campus. Enhancements include advanced storage options, bandwidth reduction for live and recorded video, support for ONVIF Audio Out, POS and marketing platforms.