If you’ve come to believe there’s an app for everything, you may be right. For instance, app developers now have entered the realm of video surveillance technology for home and business security systems. Many home and business owners who install a video surveillance system want the convenience and ease of viewing live video while away … Continue reading “Innovations in Remote Access to Video Surveillance”
As cities and nations around the world begin to test the “smart city” concept, demand for municipal video surveillance systems is expected to grow. A smart city is an urban development model that securely integrates several information and communication technologies and the internet of things to manage a city’s assets, including city government and its … Continue reading “Municipal Surveillance Systems Expanding”
Companies have tracked employee activity since the days of punch clocks. Now, many companies are using employee monitoring software to improve efficiency and productivity and to ensure company resources and data are being used appropriately. A variety of software applications are available to examine employee activity, ranging from simple tools to track attendance to complex … Continue reading “Employee Monitoring Software Can Enhance Performance”
The high-quality, highly detailed video images produced by today’s security cameras produce vast amounts of data on a 24/7 basis. In some ways, this is too much of a good thing, as all this data requires extensive bandwidth and storage capabilities for accurate assessment and monitoring. The addition of “edge analytics” technology to video surveillance … Continue reading “Edge Analytics Improves Security”
Cloud storage gives organizations the ability to store large amounts of data on a remote server that can be accessed through the internet. As surveillance systems become more sophisticated with higher resolution cameras, more customers are considering using the cloud to store video surveillance footage. The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) notes that more than 70% … Continue reading “Security Moves to the Cloud”
Advancements in higher resolution digital cameras combined with new laws and regulations are increasing the volume of video surveillance data that must be stored. This is creating a challenge for the security and surveillance industry to find storage options that are appropriate, accessible and cost effective for its customers. Megapixel (MP) resolution cameras give high-definition … Continue reading “Storage Needs Grow for Video Surveillance Data”
The growth of mobile technology is changing every industry and reaching all corners of the world. According to a report by industry giant Ericsson, 70% of the world’s population will be using smartphones by 2020 and 90% will be covered by mobile broadband networks. More adults now access the internet through smartphones than through desktop … Continue reading “Addressing Mobile Security Threats in the Workplace”
Since 2012, the Fourth of July holiday has been one of increased cargo theft for motor carriers, according to a newly released report from analytics business CargoNet.
Retailers need to invest in better security methods to prevent losses.
Improved surveillance footage will help retailers cut down on store thefts.