Network Video Recorders

Intersec 2018 highlights solutions for retail, harsh environments

The Middle East security market provides a healthy opportunity for manufacturers who can capitalise on the region’s key verticals. Intersec’s 20th edition show focused more on solutions than on products, including solutions for the growing retail sector and an infrastructure market requiring ruggedised equipment to stand up to harsh environments. Intersec hosted security, safety and fire protection exhibitors from over fifty countries at Dubai’s spacious International Conventi...

LILIN launches NVR3416R-6TB HD IP Network Video Recorders for professional installer market

Targeting the professional installer market, LILIN America, an entity of video surveillance provider Merit LILIN serving North, Central and South America, launched the NVR3416R-6TB, part of company's 3rd generation of HD IP Network Video Recorders. Offering improved performance, yet simple to use, this 16-channel NVR gives installers more flexibility when designing residential and commercial IP video surveillance systems by offering H.264 support for IP cameras with up to 5MP resolution support,...

Intersec Dubai 2018: AI and intelligent analytics for smart cities

Security solutions today do more than merely observe and prevent criminal activity. Systems are increasingly tasked with making sense of the world around us. At Intersec 2018, which took place 21st - 23rd January in Dubai, manufacturers set out to show how predictive analytics and artificial intelligence are already being used in real world applications to predict criminal behaviour, manage traffic, and streamline smart city operations. Dubai smart city initiatives Dubai is a particularly...

Vicon Valerus 18 offers H.265 support and simplified VMS experience

Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware and components, has announced the release of Valerus 18, the most significant update yet to its popular video management software. With the latest release, Valerus provides enhancements to its user interface, new data backup and security options, and support for H.265 cameras. It also introduces a new module, Valerus/ViconNet Gateway, which provides a simple and affordable...

QNAP's 'Virtualization Station' white paper simplifies IT infrastructure and management

QNAP Systems, Inc. released its 'Virtualization Station' white paper, which is written with the perspective of the solution provider in mind to explore what virtualisation is, and understand in depth about QNAP Virtualization Station. The white paper also includes an assessment of virtual machine performance and results to help the reader choose an appropriate QNAP NAS and obtain a clear picture of VM configuration and application scenarios. Using P2V (Physical to Virtual), organisations can co...

How Umbo Computer Vision transforms video surveillance through deep-learning and the cloud

  The cloud and deep learning are two technologies on the verge of transforming the video surveillance market. You often hear the two technologies mentioned as separate trends, but lately, I have been hearing about how interdependent they are. Economies of scale provided by the Cloud (Software as a Service, or SaaS) are making the sophisticated capabilities of deep learning affordable to a wider audience. Meanwhile, deep learning augments cloud systems with capabilities that...

Round Table Discussions

Why should a customer continue to buy “premium” surveillance cameras?

Remarkable changes are happening in the video camera market for surveillance applications, including the emergence of lower-priced products that offer features that previously were only available at a much higher price point. Deflating prices of cameras are sometimes referred to as a “race to the bottom” – foreshadowing a market of low-cost cameras that all provide similar features. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable to comment on camera pricing trends and how c...