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Body worn video cameras

Body worn video (BWV) cameras, also known as body cameras, are video recording systems. These cameras are used by law enforcement to record their interactions with the public. Known to raise officer and citizen accountability, body worn video cameras also help in gathering video evidence at crime scenes. Form of closed-circuit television, the body worn video cameras are generally placed on the front of a shirt.

Some of the notable benefits of Body worn video cameras include:

•    Increase public reassurance
•    Reduce fear of crime in local communities
•    Increase early guilty pleas
•    Resolve complaints about the police or wardens more quickly
•    Reduce assaults on officers

Body worn video cameras - Applications
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Body worn video cameras - News
Milestone video management software supports radar in Device Pack 9.4
23 November, 2017: Device Pack 9.4 for Milestone XProtect VMS enables the Milestone community to implement radar technology, saving customers money thanks to fewer false alarms. Milestone Systems, an open platform...
How live streaming video adds security, safety and business intelligence for end users
End users can add security, safety and business intelligence – while achieving a higher return on investment at their protected facilities – with live streaming video. It can be deployed effectively for IP video,...
Digital Barriers’ CEO Zak Doffman comments on what’s ahead after October 2017 management buyout
14 November, 2017: Digital Barriers plc, the technology company that provides live video streaming, facial recognition and video analytics technologies, completed a management buyout on Oct. 31. The transaction was backed by...
Digital Barriers partners with COBAN Technologies to provide live facial recognition and video streaming
27 October, 2017: COBAN Technologies, Inc., a provider of body-worn cameras and in-car video solutions for law enforcement, has announced that it is partnering with Digital Barriers to provide live facial recognition and live video...
Dahua takes first place in two challenges at ICDAR Competition 2017
19 October, 2017: The International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) is an international academic conference which is held every two years in a different city. The ICDAR Robust Reading Competition has...
Genetec exhibits new public safety technology and solutions at IACP 2017
19 October, 2017: At the International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference, Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, will showcase new and existing technology...
Digital Barriers says facial recognition could address Uber safety concerns
29 September, 2017: Transport for London’s decision not to renew ride-sharing company Uber’s licence has highlighted security concerns within the ride-sharing and broader shared economy, says Zak Doffman, CEO...
Pelco and NAFFCO among companies returning for Intersec’s 2018 20th anniversary in Dubai
5 October, 2017: As preparations continue ahead of Intersec 2018, the 20th anniversary edition of world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection will be a notable milestone for a number of exhibitors that have grown...
Edesix showcases first responder body worn cameras at Emergency Services Show 2017
1 October, 2017: Edesix, the provider of body worn cameras, is showcasing how its fleet of body worn cameras are becoming increasingly important to the safety and development of first responders around the globe at the 2017...
Intersec 2018 prepares for 20th anniversary edition in Dubai
29 September, 2017: Intersec, the world’s largest trade and networking event for security, safety and fire protection, is set to celebrate two decades of remarkable success when it opens its doors in January 2018 in Dubai. Intersec...
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Now shipping: Arecont MegaVideo 4K with SNAPstream, NightView and WDR
Now shipping: Arecont MegaVideo 4K with SNAPstream, NightView and WDR

The 8.3MP/1080p MegaVideo® 4K dual mode network camera is the new generation of Arecont Vision’s MegaVideo cameras. This fully compliant implementation of H.264 (MPEG-4, Part 10) provides full 3840 x 2160 megapixel resolution at full video frame rates of 30 frames per second (fps) at 8MP and 60fps while in 1080p binning mode.

3 ultra high-definition IP lenses

The series combines a day/night mechanical IR cut filter with a choice of three ultra-high definition P-iris lenses for precise, optimal image quality. MegaVideo 4K performs exceptionally well in very low-light thanks to NightView™, making it capable of covering areas where very little light is present.

Features include SNAPstream™ (Smart Noise Adaptation and Processing) to reduce bandwidth without impacting image quality, scaling, binning mode, privacy masking, extended motion detection, flexible cropping, and Power over Ethernet (PoE - ...

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