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Plextek introduces codecs to tackle poor image quality of CCTV surveillance systems

Plextek, the Cambridge-based business and product innovation consultancy has developed new codecs to address the issue of poor image quality that has become synonymous with many wireless CCTV surveillance systems. Current video surveillance techniques work well over wired networks, but wireless links add noise and latency that standard techniques such as H.264 and JPEG2000 fail to cope with. The result - intermittent and blurred images which make it difficult to identify perpetrators. By working...