We’re living in the age of video surveillance. Unfortunately, we see it most often when one of us has been violated by crooks. Crimes like package thefts, car prowls, even hit-and-run crashes may never have been solved had it not been for the watchful eye of security cameras. But one Puget Sound police department is warning people to think twice before sharing evidence on social media; otherwise the investigation could be over before it begins.
Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, announced the availability of the ePMP™ Force 190 wireless broadband module. When configured for a point-to-point wireless link, the system provides up to 200 Mbps of connectivity for streaming video, voice, and data applications. When deployed in a point-to-multipoint configuration with the ePMP 2000 or ePMP 1000 Access Point (AP), the Force 190 Subscriber Module (SM) provides up to 200 Mbps of bi-directional throughput to a long range with its 22 dBi antenna.
Most large scale and critical projects such as smart cities and commercial buildings are requiring longer term recording and longer data retention capabilities. To fulfill those projects’ need while reducing the total cost of increasing storage demands, multiple storage expansion solutions based on different storage architectures such as DAS, SAN, and NAS are designed by IT pros. Surveon provides the budget-saving storage expansion solutions that allow partners to expand the storage capacity in batches, giving partners the more convenient and flexible choices to meet the increasing requirements of the projects.
S2 Security, the leader in IP-based access control, video management and mobile security management systems, introduced S2 Magic MonitorVersion 5. S2 Magic Monitor unifies access control, video surveillance and forensics, digital signage and live Internet sourced real-time data and information feeds in a single user interface. Version 5 introduces Dynamic Cells, which allow users to program any Magic Monitor with interactive content. This version also includes enhanced S2 NetBox access control and event monitoring system integration and additional third-party video management system support.
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.
MarketResearchNest.com adds a new report 2012-2022 Global Video Surveillance Storage Industry Report to its research database. The Report includes 149 pages with tables and figures. This report is an essential reference for those who look for detailed information on global Video Surveillance Storage market. The report covers data on national, regional, and global markets including historical and future trends for supply, demand, prices, trading, competition as well as global major vendors’ information.
In the last three months, there have been at least three robberies on BART involving groups of teenagers. “I think people are genuinely concerned – they are fearful about the stories that have come out about the recent attacks, the assaults, the thefts,” said Debora Allen, who is a member of the BART Board of Directors. “To release these videos would create a high level of racially insensitive commentary toward the district,” she was told. “And in addition it would create a racial bias in the riders against minorities on the trains.” According to a memo distributed to BART Directors, the agency won’t do a press release on the June 30 theft because it was a “petty crime” that would make BART look “crime ridden.” Furthermore, it would “unfairly affect and characterize riders of color, leading to sweeping generalizations in media reports.” The memo was from BART Assistant General Manager Kerry Hamill.
Last month, IHS Markit released a white paper titled Caught On Tape – Now Keep It Secure, which discusses the benefits and best practices of LTO technology in the Digital Video Surveillance (DVS) industry. The white paper draws your attention to three key market trends; a greater number of cameras shipped and used worldwide, higher video recording specifications and official requirements for data to be kept for longer. But what does LTO tape and LTFS offer the video surveillance industry, which is facing demands for increased need for storage? When used in a multi-tiered storage solution, an LTO tape library can be implemented as a cost-effective, long-term, high-capacity storage tier. With LTO technology, users do not have to compromise on video quality or retention time, allowing organizations to manage their storage system and stay within their budgets.
As physical security and video surveillance becomes more ubiquitous, more vendors are offering solutions and services to help protect commercial assets. And now Georgia Power, a southern U.S. utility company is getting into the act. Georgia Power is introducing SiteView™, a powerful new video surveillance and security tool, offered as part of the company’s growing menu of optional services. With SiteView, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers have the option to obtain a high-definition camera system, owned, installed, and maintained by Georgia Power with no upfront cost. The service will also be available to homeowner associations and multi-family residential developments. SiteView cameras are mounted on new or existing outdoor lighting poles and the video is provided directly to the customer’s on-site video recorder or third-party cloud-based storage.
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.