How Do End Users Monitor Surveillance?

By Brian Rhodes, Published Aug 13, 2012, 08:00pm EDT (Info+)

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

*** ******** ** ***** ** *** users ***: "*** ** *** ********* monitor **** ************ *******?", *** ******* offered:

  • ** **** * ********* ******** ********/****: Realtime **********
  • ** **** ** ** *** ******* only **** ******: ******** ******
  • *****: *** ** ****

*** ****** ***** **** *** ****** of *** ******* ***** ** ****** size. ** ******** *** '****' *** users **** **** ******* ****** '*******', more ******* ***********, **** **** **** 100 *******.

 

 

Confirmed ***********

***** ******* ****** *** ** ********** given **** ************ **** ****** ******* are ******** ** **** ****** ********* budgets *** ******* ********** *********. ***** surveillance ******* *** ********* *********** ** dedicated ***** **** ******** ******* ****. However, ** *** ****** ****** ***** smaller, ** **** *** ********** ** monitor ***** ************ ** **** ****. We ******* **** *** *** **** deployments **** ** ******* ** ****, this ***** ***** ******** **** ****** all ********* ********** **** **** ***** forensically ****.

Detailed *********

******* **** *** ******** ******* ****** plenty ** ****** ****** ******* ***** two ******. ** **** *****, *** criteria ***** ********** ********* **** ******* regardless ** ****** ****. ** *** section ***** ** ***** ***** ******* into *** ****** ******:

**** ** *********:******* *** **** **** ****** **** plays * ****** **** ** *** systems *** ******** ****, **** **** not ****** *** ******* *** ******* to ** ****. *** ******** ** answers ******** '******** ******' ** '*** of ****' ************ ********* *** **** the ********* ** ******** ******* *** would ** **** ***** ****** **. The ******** ******* ** **** ******** make **** ********** ******* *******:

  • "** ******'* ******* *** **** ** paying ******** ** *** *** **** cameras *** ***."
  • "** ***'* **** *** ***** *** someone ** ********** ******* **."
  • "*** ** ******** ******, * *** not ****** ** ******** *** ******* to ******* ************."
  • "******** ** ******* ** *****."
  • "****** ****** ** **** *** **** to *******."
  • "** ***'* **** *** ******** ** watch *** ****** ****"
  • "* **** **** *******. * **** one ******* ******** *** ** ***** a **** *** ******."

*******, **** *** ***** **** *** greatest ***** ** ************ ** ******** when ********* *** ******** *** ********** reviewed. ** ********, *** ***** ***** choose ** **** ** ****** ******** to ****** ** **** ***** ****** than ********* ** ************ ****** ******** video.

***********:**** *** ***** **** ******** ******* systems, ********** ***** ** *** ****** "more **** *** *******" *****, *** required ** ** ** ** *********** regulations ** ***********. ******* ******* **** no ******* ** ***** ********** ** actively ******* ** ************ ****** *****, only **** **** *** ****** ** do ** ******* ***** *******:

  • "**** **** ** *** ** ******** requirements *** ******* ***********"
  • "** ******* ** * ****** ****** of ********** **** ** ******* * live *****."
  • "****** ******** **"
  • "******** ** **** *** ***. ***** III ****** ********** **** **** ************ observers ******** ******* */**/***."

********** ** *********:** * ****** ******, *** ***** split ********** ****** ******* ******** *** some ***** **********. ***** ******* **** indicated **** ************ ** *** ****** relegated ** **** '********' ****, *** also ********* ******** '**********' ** '**********' with ************ ******* ** ****.

  • "** *** **** ****** ***** ** volume ** ******** *** **** ***** of ********."
  • "** *********** ****** ****** *** ******** assistance **** **************"
  • "** **** **** ***** **** **** time *******, ***** ** *****. ** maintains."
  • "******** **** ***** *********, ******* ********** at ***** *****."
  • "********* ********** ** *** ** ********. Also ******** **** ** ****** *** process ******** *******."
  • "********** ***** *** ******** *********** *******."
  • "*** *** ** **** ****** ** the *********** ** ******* * **** variety ** ******** ***** ***** ******* costs ***."

*************, **** '***** ****' ***** *** cited **** ********** ** ****** *******. Larger ******* ********** ** ****** ***** pools, *** **** ** ******** ***** man ***** ** ********** ** ****** monitoring, ***** *********** *** ********** ***** to *** ******. ******* ************** ** smaller ****** *********** *** ***** ******** to ****** ******* **** ** '******** critical' *****, ***** ****** ******* *** more ****** ** ** ****** ** supporting ***** ***********.

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