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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

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Digital Barriers launches SmartVis live facial recognition for body-worn cameras
18 July, 2017: Digital Barriers plc has announced SmartVis Identifier, the world's first live facial recognition system for body worn law enforcement cameras. The integration of the company’s world-class EdgeVis and SmartVis...
Motorola Solutions works with Neurala on artificial intelligence for cameras
17 July, 2017: Motorola Solutions announces that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to search more efficiently for...
Milestone to feature open platform technology and Milestone community innovations at IFSEC 2017
20 June, 2017: Milestone Systems, the leading open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), will once again be at IFSEC International 2017 in London, June 20-22. On show at the Milestone booth E750...
CNL Software's latest IPSecurityCenter PSIM on display at IFSEC 2017
12 June, 2017: CNL Software, a provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software, will be demonstrating the latest IPSecurityCenter PSIM capabilities at IFSEC International, including the use of drones to help...
Mobile communications make the public an additional sensor on the field
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Edesix to launch VideoTag Series body worn cameras at IFSEC 2017
9 June, 2017: Edesix, a manufacturer of body worn camera solutions, will be launching a range of new products at IFSEC 2017, all designed to enhance security and the protection of staff. VideoTag series Edesix’s VideoTag...
Edesix launches new X-100 and X-200 head and torso mounted cameras
17 May, 2017: Edesix, a provider of Body Worn Camera solutions, announces the launch of new head and torso mounted cameras. X-100 and X-200 The X-100 is a side-mountable tactical head camera, ideal for use on headwear...
Edesix highlights use of body worn cameras to reduce abusive and criminal behaviour at Railtex 2017
10 May, 2017: Edesix, a provider of Body Worn Camera solutions, is to showcase how BWCs can tackle abusive and criminal behaviour at Railtex 2017. Sadly, both verbal and physical attacks onboard UK trains and...
Genetec to showcase innovative technologies and products at IFSEC International 2017
5 May, 2017: Genetec Inc., a provider of open architecture security and public safety solutions, announced its plans for IFSEC International 2017. The company will demonstrate and preview its latest innovative technologies that...
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Arecont Vision SurroundVideo Omni G3 multi-megapixel camera
Arecont Vision SurroundVideo Omni G3 multi-megapixel camera

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SurroundVideo Omni G3 is available with a choice of 12- or 20-megapixel (MP) resolutions. The number of cameras required for a project can be dramatically reduced with a single SurroundVideo Omni G3, thanks to its four customisable remote sensor gimbals. Installation is fast and easy. Install the hinged mounting plate, connect the PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) IP cable, and then remotely configure the cam...

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