How Do End Users Monitor Surveillance?

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 13, 2012

How actively are surveillance systems monitored? Do end users prefer to passively use surveillance for recording activity, or do they actively monitor surveillance video so they can respond in real time? We asked a group of globally distributed end users how they use their system.

Overview

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