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What’s New in Milestone XProtect 2018 R3?

Milestone XProtect 2018 R3 introduced some strong new features for advanced video surveillance installations looking to deliver comprehensive security. How audio adds value to your video Surveillance Installation While a picture is worth a thousand words, the spoken word can be worth much more. Regardless of the number of megapixels captured by a surveillance camera, video alone …

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CHANGING THE INDUSTRY WITH HARDWARE ACCELERATED DECODING

What Does This Mean For Your Installations? When dealing with large-scale installations, being able to offer high performance at a reasonable cost is an essential part of winning large bids. To that end, a ground-breaking new technology: hardware accelerated video motion detection is already changing the game in video surveillance. Built-in video motion detection (VMD) is already …

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How Is AI Changing Your Customers Video Surveillance Requirements Today?

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Video Analytics and other industry terms surrounding the revolution that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is bringing to security and video surveillance show that there are many ways to say the same thing. Perhaps the words surrounding Artificial Intelligence video surveillance are confusing but the benefits are clear. Wikipedia defines AI for Video …

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Cannabis Video Surveillance Requirements

The State of Cannabis Video Surveillance Requirements in CA, OR, WA, AK and Canada

Ever Changing Cannabis Video Surveillance Requirements (Updated October, 19, 2018!) The cannabis industry is experiencing explosive growth, despite marijuana being illegal under U.S. federal law. Medical marijuana is often used to relieve pain caused from headaches and diseases like cancer, as well as to treat long-term conditions like glaucoma. Cultivation, promotion, and sales of marijuana for …

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Storage And Bandwidth Savings With Codec H.265 vs h.264 in Video Surveillance

In Video Surveillance the codecs that control the compression of video streams utilized by video surveillance cameras have tremendous impacts on the entire video surveillance system. They affect the storage capacity, network bandwidth and overall system performance. They are the single most important technological aspect of any video surveillance system, and thankfully they keep getting …

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GPU Hardware Acceleration Is Changing Video Surveillance

Hardware Accelerated Video Encoding in video surveillance recording servers delivers breakthrough performance at a dramatically lower price. GPU based video encoding (for recording servers) and decoding (for client side viewing) is the breakthrough modern video surveillance has been waiting for. The use of new GPU based video encoding solutions brings about 25% higher performance and …

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Security InfoWatch: What’s Trending in Enterprise Video Surveillance?

An excerpt of an article from Security InfoWatch magazine about the trends and changes coming for Enterprise Video Surveillance. (Full article here) The traditional methods that most enterprise-type organizations have managed their video surveillance systems no longer measure up to the pace of digitalization and the data tsunami most CSOs face on an almost minute-to-minute …

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ONSSI Ocularis Leads the VMS Pack

Ocularis VMS from ONSSI From convenience stores to citywide deployments and everything in between, Ocularis can scale up to accommodate an infinite number of cameras to match your growing system needs. Ocularis lets you record video from both analog cameras and integrated IP network cameras. And it can become your Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) platform, …

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Video Surveillance Encoding H.264 vs H.265 codecs

Conceived to boost video streaming, High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), or H.265, is a video compression standard designed to substantially improve coding efficiency when compared to its precedent, the Advanced Video Coding (AVC), or H.264.  High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265 and MPEG-H Part 2, is a video compression standard, one of …

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New Realities of Security and Surveillance in Corrections

Article published in Security Today Magazine April issue.   Technology marches ever forward, lockstep with ‘Moore’s Law’. However the influx of technological change affects different industries in different ways. Some industries try to balance on the bleeding edge, seeking out competitive advantage and greater profits. Other industries find that good enough beats best if good …

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