The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum, announced the specifications of the latest LTO Ultrium format, generation 8, which is now available for licensing by media manufacturers. The LTO Program also released a new LTO technology roadmap, detailing specifications up to twelve (12) generations of tape technology, extending the total capacity of data held on one LTO Ultrium generation 12 tape cartridge to 480TB – an increase of 32 times the capacity of current-generation 7 cartridges.
Milestone Systems has completed the Milestone Solution Certification of IBM’s Storwize and Tiger Bridge, a cost-effective online data storage system. Important considerations for storing huge volumes of video archives include simplicity, scalability, and affordability. IBM Storage, including IBM Storwize systems, provide a cost-effective platform for online storage.
Digital Defense, a leading provider of Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS), announced it has received IBM PartnerWorld’s Ready for IBM Security Intelligence designation for its Frontline™ Vulnerability Manager. As a result, Digital Defense’s Frontline Vulnerability Manager has been validated to integrate with IBM Security products to help better protect customers around the world.
Body-worn cameras have been a growing trend in the law enforcement community for the last several years. Yet, as agencies worldwide establish body-worn camera programs, they are challenged with how to access, manage, protect, search, and easily share that video. The hundreds to even millions of hours of video that agencies —depending on size— are capturing weekly is simply overwhelming them and complicates compliance with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Criminal Justice Information Standards (CJIS) requirements. Agencies can deploy Video Analytics solutions to help them face these challenges in four key ways.
01/02/2014 | 01:45pm US/Eastern Recommend: By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News — According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C. , by VerticalNews journalists, a patent application by the inventors Bobbitt, Russell P . ( New York, NY ); Brown, Lisa M. ( Pleasantville, NY ); Feris, Rogerio S. ( Hartford, CT ); Hampapur, Arun ( Norwalk, CT ); Zhai, Yun ( Bedford Hills, NY ), filed on August 21, 2013 , was made available online on December 26, 2013 . The assignee for this patent application is International Business Machines Corporation . Reporters obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention relates to the analysis of activities in videos, and more particularly to accurately determining and distinguishing object movements and activities represented thereby. "Video surveillance enables object monitoring through video displays of one or more areas remote from a human monitor. Exemplary applications include security surveillance of public and private areas, for example parking lots for human and vehicle movements, assembly areas such as train stations and entertainment halls for abandoned baggage or objects, borders and doorways for unauthorized entry, secured areas for unauthorized vehicle or object movements and removals, etc. However, human review and analysis of video feeds is time consuming and perhaps inefficient with respect to human resources allocations, and accordingly it is desirable to implement automated systems for video analysis. "Automated analysis of videos for determining object movements, activities and behaviors presents a number […]