We Put an End to Unwanted Activity Behind a Shopping Center

Posted by Rick Charney on September 24, 2018

Catch of the Month: We Put an End to Unwanted Activity Behind a Shopping Center

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Video surveillance technology is changing and growing every day, paving the way for new solutions and improved performances. From video analytics and machine learning to IoT and artificial intelligence, this new wave of security innovations is designed to streamline commercial security.

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We Put an End to Unwanted Activity Behind a Shopping Center

A couple was seen having a heated discussion behind a shopping center just before 8:15 p.m. on an August night. Our trained security operator was alerted of the unusual activity, assessed the situation, and called the police. Officers arrived to question and search the suspects. After 30 minutes of interrogation, they arrested the male.

Video analytics makes it possible to automatically detect specific activities without human intervention, such as loiterers at a shopping center. When a defined event is detected, a security operator is notified to further analyze the situation and take appropriate action.

Types of HD Video Surveillance with Night Vision Security Camera Systems
Every effective security system needs reliable cameras. A lower resolution camera may be fine for daytime surveillance but may not be able to adequately protect areas from crime at night. There are a variety of night vision security camera systems on the market. They come in different shapes and sizes and are built with varying capabilities. How do you know what are the best ones for your property?

Although there are some analog security cameras with night vision capabilities, IP surveillance cameras are by far the superior alternative. As stated in a previous blog, IP cameras have better viewing angles and can record and stream higher quality video. This makes it easier to see suspicious activity and find identifying features, especially in low light. Many cameras come with built-in infrared LEDs that allow them to provide clear video in areas with low light. Click here to read the full article.

Video Surveillance Analytics Augments Live Monitoring
Surveillance analytics is used to evaluate patterns and activity. It helps distinguish between a leaf blowing in the wind and an actual security threat. Commercial video surveillance systems integrate intelligent video analytics with their IP security cameras, which are often located at shopping centers, industrial properties, warehouses, car dealerships, multifamily apartment complexes, and other commercial properties.

Security Magazine released an article on surveillance video analytics trends. Using surveillance analytics, live monitoring operators can receive immediate alerts when there is unauthorized activity on a property. This data can be used to update the security of a commercial property. For example, if suspects are seen entering from the same area time after time, a gate or flood light can be installed to help keep them out. Click here to read the full article.

Capture Powerful New Data with Video Surveillance and Computer Vision Analytics
Video surveillance and computer vision analytics can do a lot more than simply catch criminals. They have the capability to help you capture powerful data about your business to allow you to make more informed decisions. For example, do you know the exact number of people who visit your store every day? How many cars are on your property at any given time? While it’s possible to count that information manually, it can be time-consuming and inaccurate. By using a video surveillance system with computer vision analytics, you can manage your operations with accurate data. Click here to read the full article.

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