Monitors (41)

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Designing Security Monitoring Stations

Our Security Monitoring Station Guide is an introduction to selecting the right surveillance monitoring console furniture. In it, a number of people commented on challenges in using design software to lay out furniture. In this note, we delve dee...

By John Grocke - over 8 years ago

Security Monitoring Station Guide

Console furniture optimized for security command centers is typically required for surveillance systems installations of 50+ cameras. Those sites regularly have a trained security operator or staff to view live and recorded video and manage access...

By John Grocke - over 8 years ago

Public View Monitors

Showing that video surveillance is in use can be a powerful crime deterrent as criminals seek out environments where their illegal activity cannot be observed. A common method of doing this is with Public View Monitors. These monitors show the pub...

By Brian Rhodes - over 8 years ago

New Surveillance Products Directory Fall 2011

This report provides a summary of key announcements and news being made related to or around the ASIS 2011 show.For each product or change, where applicable, we provide a link to the manufacturer's announcement on their site and then a link to our...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Extending Surveillance Monitor Signal / Cable Runs

Often surveillance monitors are located quite some distance from VMS workstations. Since most video signals have relatively modest default distance limitations, care must be taken to ensure against video degradation or signal loss. In these cases,...

By Ethan Ace - about 9 years ago

Evoz Baby Monitor's Potential for Disruption

A Silicon Valley startup, Evoz, is receiving extensive tech press coverage for a new baby monitoring service that incorporates audio analytic technology. In this update, we examine the potential for Evoz to be disruptive to the home monitoring / s...

By John Honovich - about 9 years ago

Do Monitors Waste Higher Resolution Surveillance Cameras?

One fear we commonly hear about using higher resolution cameras is that capturing more pixels than can be displayed live on the monitor is a waste. For instance, if you have a 1920 x 1080 camera but display it on a 1280 x 720 monitor, the greater ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Surveillance Monitoring Station Best Practices

We examine key considerations in the design and use of video surveillance monitoring stations. All too often, the tendency is to hang multiple large monitors (42” or larger) on the wall, see how impressive it looks and be happy. Not only is that o...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Cisco's Video Management (VSM and Stream Manager) Examined

Cisco's approach to video surveillance management is uncommon. Before one can appreciate how it is better or worse, it is important to understand what it is and how it differs. In this report, we examine both of Cisco's VMS offerings - the Cisco V...

By Antony Look - almost 10 years ago

Testing Surveillance as a 'Game' (Internet Eyes)

What if you could have live monitors watch your business around the clock for about $100 per month? If they see a threat, they trigger an alarm that goes to your phone? Would you do it? If those monitors were regular people at home watching on th...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Testing The iPad and iPhone for Video Surveillance

The iPhone and iPad are certainly hot, capturing popular interest around the globe. The question, for us, is: What value do these devices have for video surveillance? Will they improve surveillance monitoring? If so, how and in what ways? What mat...

By Benros Emata - over 10 years ago

InternetEyes Crowdsourced Remote Video Monitoring

Crowdsourcing - the process of outsourcing tasks to the general public using the Internet to distribute work - is a hot trend. However, will it work and can it compete with traditional remote monitoring providers? A new entrant is proposing this ...

By John Honovich - almost 11 years ago

IP Camera Tuning Kit Released

VNS has released an IP Camera Field Kit that helps in tuning/focusing IP cameras (see data sheet for technical details). It's goal is to do for IP cameras what ToteVision field monitors [link no longer available] were to analog cameras. The Kit i...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Launches HD Monitors

Pelco is now offering HD monitors. The monitors provide 1920 x 1080 resolution in 42, 47 and 52 inch models. The obvious question is why buy a Pelco HD monitor when you can get dozens from Wal-Mart or the local electronics store? The key technic...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Casino Video Surveillance Design Case Study

Distributed architecture is the key concept behind casino system designs. All encoding and recording is done on the single channel (blade) DVRs, before such devices are connected to the main CCTV network. The advantage of such a concept is that ve...

By Ben Wood - almost 12 years ago

Will BRS Labs Revolutionize Video Analytics?

Recently, BRS Labs announced its company to great fanfare.  Indeed, BRS Labs has a very interesting offering but great questions remain about its use and its competitive viability.  This report examines what BRS Labs is offering and what potential...

By John Honovich - about 12 years ago

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