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Video analytics

Video Analytics, also known as Video Content Analysis (VCA), is a generic term used to describe computerised processing and analysis of video streams. The term is typically associated with analysis of video streams captured by surveillance systems. Video Analytics applications can perform real-time analysis of video for immediate detection of events as well as analysis of pre-recorded video for the purpose of extracting events and data from the recorded video.

Why Video Analytics

According to several studies, a human operator of a surveillance system, tasked with observing video screens, cannot remain alert and attentive for more than 20 minutes. Also, the operator’s ability to monitor the video and effectively respond to events is significantly compromised as time goes by. Video Analytics that automatically monitors cameras and alert for events of interest is an ideal solution that meets the needs of surveillance system operators, security officers, and corporate managers.

How Video Analytics work

Video analytic systems work in a series of processing steps - as a fundamental first step, the content needs to dissect what is happening in the video, frame by frame. Video analytic systems work on these two key concepts:

Motion Detection: By examining each pixel in the frame, the video analytics software is able to pick up even the slightest movement.

Pattern Recognition: Objects are distinguished within a frame. Specific objects/patterns can be programmed for recognition and will be recognised within the frame.

Once analysed, the system then qualifies these changes in each frame, correlates qualified changes over multiple frames, and finally, interprets these correlated changes. Should any change happen, i.e. object is moved, goes missing, or new object added, the software immediately recognizes it and sends out an alert.

Video analytics - Applications
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SeeTec Cayuga integrated solution protects Erste Group Bank AG in ViennaSeeTec Cayuga integrated solution protects Erste Group Bank AG in Vienna
Erste Group Bank AG has built a new group headquarters on the site of the former Südbahnhof railway station in Vienna, with construction work...
MOBOTIX thermal imaging cameras protect critical depots on London UndergroundMOBOTIX thermal imaging cameras protect critical depots on London Underground
Over 4.2 million people use the London Underground each day. Although not often visible to customers, during the night thousands of people are...
Hang Nadim International Airport relies on FLIR for fail-proof perimeter protectionHang Nadim International Airport relies on FLIR for fail-proof perimeter protection
Hang Nadim International Airport (Indonesia) has demonstrated considerable growth ambitions in recent years, as the airport is becoming a major...
VIVOTEK people-counting solution frees up security staff at Colombia San Nicolás Shopping MallVIVOTEK people-counting solution frees up security staff at Colombia San Nicolás Shopping Mall
Thanks to this solution, the San Nicolás shopping mall in Antioquia, Colombia, has upgraded from its manual people-counting procedure into...
SeeTec creates secure working environment at Europe's first private business parkSeeTec creates secure working environment at Europe's first private business park
Europe's first private business park, Paris Nord 2, prides itself on the resources it offers – and with good reason. Spread over some 300...
LILIN surveillance provides affordable solutions that reduce shrinkage & risk within busy retail environmentsLILIN surveillance provides affordable solutions that reduce shrinkage & risk within busy retail environments
Retailing is a tough business and store owners encounter many challenges. The most obvious of these are theft and inventory shrinkage harming...
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LILIN can equip all branches with the best-of-breed video surveillance security equipment and systems. Teller windows, processing rooms,...
FLIR fail-proof perimeter security solution for LUKOIL BulgariaFLIR fail-proof perimeter security solution for LUKOIL Bulgaria
LUKOIL Neftochim Burgas, based in Bulgaria, is the largest oil refinery in Southeastern Europe, processing 9.5 million ton of crude oil per year....
Pelco thermal imaging technology enhances port securityPelco thermal imaging technology enhances port security
Millions of tons of cargo. Billions of dollars in goods. The activity of a small city with miles of perimeter fencing, uneven infrastructure,...
Video analytics - News
innoVi for Smart Cities: Agent Vi's new AI-based cloud platform
29 March, 2017: innoVi eliminates the need for continuous human monitoring of surveillance cameras, as it detects and alerts to security and safety incidents in real-time Agent Video Intelligence, a provider of video analytics solutions, is...
TeleEye announces new Starlight MQ2200 Series IR cameras
27 March, 2017: Adopting Sony Starlight CMOS Sensor, the new MQ2200 Series enables a much higher sensitivity to various lighting environments compared to the MQ200 Series A camera with excellent performance in day and night...
ISC West 2017: Qognify to showcase Qblock NAS VMS designed for surveillance industry
23 March, 2017: Visitors to Qognify’s booth will be able to see demonstrations of VisionHub Qblock and other market-leading solutions Qognify, a provider of big data solutions for physical security and operations, has...
Secutech India 2017: Matrix to showcase video surveillance, time-attendance, and access control solutions
22 March, 2017: Matrix video surveillance solution is an open platform system that integrates with all third-party software Matrix, a manufacturer and provider of telecom and security solutions, is participating in Secutech India 2017, Mumbai,...
eneo IPP-82A0030MHA extra-rugged PTZ camera for demanding CCTV applications
22 March, 2017: A micro SDHC card slot is included for up to 32GB of on-board recording eneo’s new, extra rugged PTZ camera (model number IPP-82A0030MHA) is built for the toughest and most demanding CCTV...
Oncam promotes Daniel Elvin and Abhishek Kumar to Regional Directors in the APAC and South Asia regions
21 March, 2017: Elvin and Kumar are tasked with developing and implementing strategic sales and business development plans Oncam, the provider of 360-degree video capture and business intelligence technology, announces...
IHS Markit: Disruption coming to professional smart home market
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Dahua announces integration of Angelcam with Eco-Savvy 2.0 and Home Wi-Fi cameras
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Arecont Vision releases MicroDome Duo compact twin-sensor megapixel camera series
Arecont Vision releases MicroDome Duo compact twin-sensor megapixel camera series

Exhibiting at ISC West 2017: Booth 8045

Arecont Vision announces the expansion of the compact MicroDome ultra-low profile true day/night camera family with the release of its dual-sensor MicroDome Duo series.

MicroDome Duo unique capabilities

With revolutionary innovation and in-house designs, Arecont Vision has pioneered the multi-sensor megapixel surveillance camera market since 2006. MicroDome Duo is the latest addition to that continuing heritage, with an extremely compact and advanced twin sensor omnidirectional camera. Both sensors feature independent remote focus modules, mounted on 3-axis gimbals for outstanding viewing coverage. 

“Customers across the Middle East and around the world will benefit from the small size, advanced cybersecurity protection, future-proof design and unique capabilities of the new MicroDome Duo,” said Sanjit Bardhan, Vice President of Sales, Middle East, Africa, and ...

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Arecont VisionASSA ABLOY EMEA
BCDVideoCLIQ - ASSA ABLOY
Dahua Technology LtdDelta Scientific Corporation
FLIR Commercial Vision System B.V.Hikvision
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Nedap Security ManagementPelco by Schneider Electric
Promise TechnologySeagate Technology
SeeTec GmbHTESA
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