Body worn video cameras

EDESIX to highlight integration of body worn cameras for VMS market at IFSEC 2018

Edesix, providers of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), will be showcasing its integration to leading Video Management Service (VMS) platforms at IFSEC 2018. VideoManager software ONStream integrates Edesix's VideoManager software with existing VMS, traditionally used to showcase fixed IP camera footage. This software enables ONVIF compliant VMSs to display Body Worn Camera footage, allowing live feeds from wearable cameras to appear alongside CCTV footage, meaning captured video can be instantly shared...

Genetec to showcase integration of body-worn cameras with AutoVu parking management solutions at IPI 2018

At IPI 2018 on booth 1701 Genetec Inc. (‘Genetec’), a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, parking enforcement and business intelligence solutions, will demonstrate a new way for parking organisations to better protect their officers. An industry first, Genetec Security Center AutoVu Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) solution now enables parking enforcement organisations to view video evidence taken by a body-worn camera and automatically corre...

Edesix launches VideoTag VT-100 incident recorder

Edesix, a global provider of Body Worn Camera solutions, is delighted to announce the launch of its new VideoTag VT-100 - where the incident recorder meets the body worn camera. The VT-100 is recording device specifically designed to meet the needs of retailers, lone workers and other public facing businesses. It is similar to the VT-50 incident recorder, but with the benefits of more durability and longer battery life. The VT-100 is proven to deter aggression, protect staff and provide secure...

Edesix opens new office in UAE for expanding its market in Middle East

Edesix, market-providers of the provision of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), has opened a new office in UAE as it targets the Middle Eastern market for expansion. The UK-based wearable camera expert, which already supplies VideoBadges to the Abu Dhabi police force, sees the Middle East as a key expanding market and is targeting sectors including security, transport, parking, retail, construction and the emergency services. "Body Worn Cameras have been proven to help improve the safety of those in publ...

Ocucon partners with Google to lauch Pixelate video pixelation service

The world’s first Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS) platform – Ocucon – is set to launch an innovative new video pixelation service. Developed in partnership with Google, Ocucon Pixelate harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to deliver the first of its kind, intelligent video redaction tool for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. Existing video redaction software, that manually redacts images, can prove extremely costly and time intensive Ocuc...

Live-streaming mobile surveillance takes cameras to the action

Video surveillance across the world is growing exponentially and its major application is in both public safety and law enforcement. Traditionally, it has been fixed surveillance where cameras provide live streams from fixed cameras situated in what is considered strategic locations. But they are limited in what they can see given by their very definition of being "fixed." The future of video surveillance includes the deployment of more mobile video surveillance with the benefits it offers. Ins...

Round table discussions

Has the gap closed between security fiction and security reality?

Among its many uses and benefits, technology is a handy tool in the fantasy world of movie and television thrillers. We all know the scene: a vital plot point depends on having just the right super-duper gadget to locate a suspect or to get past a locked door. In movies and TV, face recognition is more a super power than a technical function. Video footage can be magically enhanced to provide a perfect image of a license plate number. We have all shaken our heads in disbelief, and yet, our indus...

What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?

Body-worn cameras are becoming more common every day, driven both by needs of the marketplace and technology developments. However, questions remain about the usefulness of the devices, and their future role in promoting safety and security. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the challenges of body-worn cameras for the security industry?