Burden of Proof Falling on Video Analytic Manufacturers

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 16, 2009

A public rejection of video analytics by an ADT systems designer is a good example of the decline in sentiment towards video analytics over the last few years. It's a clear example of the challenge that faces video analytic manufacturers.

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