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Archive: November 2015

The marriage of mobility and video surveillance

Posted on November 25, 2015

Computing devices and their users are not the exclusive beneficiaries of mobility trends. Just as smartphones can perform seamlessly while on the move, so too should other forms of technology. This includes one of the most important technological innovations to date: video surveillance. Public safety, transportation, law enforcement and field workers are only some of the constituents that stand to gain from a video surveillance solution with mobile capabilities.  Read More


Securing Cincinnati with video surveillance

Posted on November 23, 2015
Category: Public Safety

One of the most applicable use cases for video surveillance is in law enforcement. The ability to keep an eye on well-known crime hot spots and frequently visited public spaces can act as a deterrent for criminals.  Read More


The benefits of wireless video surveillance’s flexibility

Posted on November 16, 2015

Video surveillance has proven its worth time and again as a security tool and as a means of keeping public spaces and services operating efficiently. Strategic placement of video cameras provides personnel such as law enforcement, facility security guards and public transit employees with the ability to oversee day-to-day operations in frenetic environments – such as airports – and especially in areas that are well-known trouble spots.  Read More


Video surveillance fights crime on the front lines

Posted on November 11, 2015
Category: Public Safety

A picture may be worth a thousand words. But, if that's the case, then a video feed is worth at least a thousand pictures. The use of video surveillance to gather and subsequently analyze many hours' worth of visual data has greatly enhanced operational efficiency, security and best practices in myriad sectors, not the least of which is law enforcement. The first responders to a crisis typically include firefighters, EMTs and police officers; however, in many cases, surveillance technology is at the scene of the crime before any of these emergency responders arrive.  Read More


Benefits of enhancing airport video surveillance

Posted on November 06, 2015
Category: Public Safety

Video surveillance has played an increasingly significant role in keeping day-to-day mass transit operations running smoothly. For example, in October, San Francisco officially implemented the Transit-Only Lane Enforcement program, which uses video surveillance to remotely ticket double parkers. The purpose of TOLE is to help alleviate congestion along public transit routes, especially for morning commuters. The initial pilot program exhibited stellar results: Transportation times were reduced by approximately 20 percent for hundreds of thousands of commuters.  Read More