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Genetec Security Center 5.3 SR1 for IFSEC 2015

The latest version of Security Center supports import and archiving of video content recorded from body wearable cameras Genetec™, a manufacturer of open platform, unified IP security solutions recently announced that the latest version of Security Center (5.3 SR1), the company's unified security platform, now supports the import and archiving of video content recorded from a variety of body wearable cameras, including B-CAM, GoPro, Vievu and Zepcam. Law enforcement, pub...

Body worn camera sales spike in months after Ferguson

I speculated earlier about an anticipated spike in demand for body worn cameras in response to the highly publicised shooting incident in Ferguson, Mo., last August. An analysis of a database of procurement activity and spending plans from more than 80,000 government entities in the United States confirms the continuing impact the shooting is having on the demand for body worn cameras. Reflecting what might be called the “Ferguson effect,” government data firm Onvia reports there we...

Using body-worn cameras in "prosumer" applications

The shooting in Ferguson, Missouri has highlighted the value of body-worn cameras for police officers. However, the largest manufacturer of body-worn cameras is also actively promoting their use by others outside law enforcement, including security officers, human resource (HR) professionals and even CEOs. Body-worn camera manufacturer VIEVU, Seattle, Wash., sees a growing market among “prosumers” (i.e., professional consumers). A “prosumer” might be anyone who needs to...