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What is the most important function of a CCTV system?

In the simplest terms, video systems capture and record video. But supporting these basic operations are a growing number of other functions that expand usefulness and the ability to interact with related elements in a larger system. As video system functionality expands, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What is the most important function of a CCTV system and why?

Secutech Vietnam 2018 showcases innovations in security, fire safety & rescue and smart solutions

Ho Chi Minh City welcomes Vietnam’s largest trade fair for the safety, security and fire sectors this week, as security industry stakeholders from around the world gather at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center for the 11th edition of Secutech Vietnam. The rising security requirements of Vietnam’s commercial and residential property sectors have set the stage for a fruitful three days of business at the show, which takes place from 16 – 18 August 2018. A new zone showca...

How to choose the right storage card for video surveillance systems

With increased demands being placed on safety and security globally, and supported by advancements in IP cameras and 360-degree camera technology, the video surveillance industry is growing steadily. Market research indicates that this worldwide industry is expected to reach an estimated $39.3 billion in revenue by 2023, driven by a CAGR of 9.3 percent from 2018 to 2023. Video surveillance is not just about capturing footage (to review an event or incident when it occurs), but also about data...

Hikvision enhances HEOP programme with expansion of Technology Partner Program during IFSEC 2018

At IFSEC 2018, Hikvision will introduce a major expansion of its partner programme. This will offer partners a wealth of technical and commercial resources, including go-to-market support, in-depth technical support, development and integration toolsets, and streamlined communications with Hikvision experts. The expansion to the TPP is being announced in the run-up to the Q3 launch of a strengthened Hikvision Embedded Open Platform (HEOP) programme, with online licensing accessible. The HEOP, w...

Western Digital introduces high capacity, deep learning surveillance drive – Western Digital Purple

Western Digital Corporation introduces the industry’s highest capacity deep-learning-capable, surveillance-class drive – the Western Digital Purple 12TB drive – the newest member of its surveillance portfolio. Smart network video recording systems Where traditional video surveillance systems detect moving subjects without providing detailed analysis, AI-enabled systems not only detect the moving targets, but can analyze them to help determine if they are a potential threat....

Hikvision displays the capabilities and power of Artificial Intelligence at IFSEC 2018

Hikvision, a global supplier of innovative video surveillance products and solutions, will have an unmissable presence at IFSEC International 2018. With the largest stand at the event (D300), visitors will have the opportunity to view and examine the latest technology that is defining the surveillance industry. Hikvision’s innovations include self-learning Artificial Intelligence (AI), deployable across a wide range of vertical market sectors. On demonstration will be queue and crowd mana...

Western Digital Purple launches microSDAs designed for 4K Ultra HD video surveillance cameras and edge systems

Western Digital Purple microSDAs announces the adoption of 4K Ultra HD video, emerging artificial intelligence (AI) applications and analytics drive the rapid growth and evolution of data in surveillance, Western Digital Corp. unveiled the Western Digital Purple microSD card, purpose-built for the complex and dynamic data demands of modern surveillance cameras and edge systems. Surveillance system operators can count on the robust Western Digital Purple microSD card to support a continuous surv...

Arecont Vision showcases PoE-enabled network video recorders at Intersec Dubai 2018

Arecont Vision, a provider of IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced the availability of the AV NVR all-in-one network video recorder series. The new AV NVR is on display at Intersec Dubai 2018, and is the first network video recorder to be offered by Arecont Vision. “Customers have increasingly requested that Arecont Vision provide them with an NVR platform for their small to mid-sized project requirements,” said Brad Donaldson, Vice President of Product Development, A...

Western Digital enhances OEM IoT portfolio with SanDisk industrial and automotive cards

Western Digital Corp., a global data storage technology and solutions provider, introduced its newest and highest performing industrial- grade and automotive-grade card solutions to date. Newly enhanced SanDisk Industrial and SanDisk Automotive card storage solutions provide superior endurance and reliability for commercial surveillance, intensive “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT) applications and “connected automotive” applications under extreme ambient temperatures...

Video surveillance storage solutions: The good, the bad and the ugly

When a news story of global interest begins to break, reporters across the world will scramble to find CCTV footage of the event, however isolated the incident may seem. Given the average of one camera installed for every twenty-nine people on the planet, it is perhaps unsurprising how often a persistent journalist, investigator or member of the public will actually be able to uncover footage. In fact, this number is estimated to be as high as one camera for every eleven people in mature market...

IFSEC 2017: Big data and artificial intelligence more than buzzwords

A growing emphasis on the impact of data – storing it, analysing it, and getting more value from it – was a common theme at this year’s IFSEC. Throughout the three days of the show at London’s ExCeL exhibition centre last week, there were many conversations about the growing benefits of the data generated by today’s physical security systems. Industry embraces deep learning & artificial intelligence Video analytics increasingly critical Access control provi...

Secutech Vietnam 2016 records surge in exhibitor and visitor attendance

Secutech Vietnam attracted a total of 7,473 trade visitors from 18 countries and regions Secutech Vietnam, an international security, fire and safety exhibition and conference in Vietnam concluded its ninth edition successfully. Running from 21st – 24th September, 2016, the event is the springboard for suppliers to tap into the expanding market in Vietnam. Celebrating the 55th anniversary of the General Department of Fire Prevention & Rescue, the show made its speci...