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Why Mobile Surveillance Is the Best Option for Remote Site Security

Posted by Melissa Parsons on April 22, 2020

Construction companies and businesses in rural and remote sites may not think they need to worry about crime. After all, rural and remote areas tend to have smaller populations. They are further away from cities. An article in The Wall Street Journal reveals a different…

License Plate Recognition: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Melissa Parsons on April 17, 2020

Everyone is waiting for the day their government says they can leave their homes and resume their daily activities. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the loss of jobs. Some people won't have a job waiting for them. The word is that 6.6 million…

Why Video Surveillance Is the Ideal Crime Deterrent

Posted by Melissa Parsons on March 11, 2020

You may have heard that video surveillance deters crime and helps bring criminals to justice. Can it actually do that? Or is it a marketing ploy? Maybe the New York Times story about the East Orange police department in New Jersey will answer that. How a Police Department…

The Evolution of Video Surveillance

Posted by Melissa Parsons on February 26, 2020

When George Orwell published the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four in 1949, who knew that it would describe video surveillance through devices like two-way telescreens or two-way televisions that we would see something like that today? In the story, the residents of Oceania…

This Is What Artificial Intelligence Will Do for Video Surveillance

Posted by Melissa Parsons on February 24, 2020

A simple video surveillance system captures what the camera sees. To spot suspicious activity requires someone to watch the cameras or analysts who know how to watch hours of footage to find issues. AI has exploded in the last decade and now it has found its way in video…

3 Things You Need in An Effective Access Control System

Posted by Melissa Parsons on July 5, 2019

A family orders a keyless entry keypad that's compatible with their garage door opener. In a couple of steps, they program it and then affix it to the wooden fence outside of the garage door. Enter the code and the garage door opens automatically. Whenever residents come home…

A Guide to Thermal Imaging Cameras

Posted by Melissa Parsons on May 30, 2019

When it comes to securing outdoor assets, there is no doubt you will encounter areas where light, or lack thereof, is an issue. This is especially true when trying to protect property perimeters. Traditional security cameras, while able to catch most things, struggle to see at…