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The Power of HD Video Shown With Detroit Gas Station Shooter

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CCTV video quality is widely seen by the public as terrible - grainy, out of focus, hard to make more out than moving fuzzy blobs.   The Motor City has been pushing businesses to install HD systems, and the effort is paying off. A shooter at a ga...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Panasonic Body Camera Tested

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Bodyworn camera use continues to increase, with more police departments mandating it and the US pledging $75M for new cameras. In this report, we share test results of the Panasonic Arbitrator BWC [link no longer available], part of Panasonic's l...

By John Scanlan - over 3 years ago

Police Buys FLIR at Costco, Industry's Worst Fear

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Integrators: cut your prices or your customers are going to go around you. That is the lesson of a recent California police department whose choose a FLIR brand, Lorex, as their (at least temporary) jail solution.

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Taser Aims To Be Emerging VSaaS Powerhouse

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Taser, the company, is best known for its stun-gun product (or "CEW - Conducted Electrical Weapon") which is commonly referred to as a "Taser". But over the last few years, Taser has grown to include body cameras and video storage rather than jus...

By Brian Karas - over 3 years ago

Hospital Video Surveillance Guide

This 16-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Hospital Surveillance market.   A global group of 50 integrators and consultants with hospital project experience responded, each offering insights in selling, implemen...

By Brian Rhodes - about 4 years ago

Police Station Video Surveillance Guide

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This 18-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Police Station Surveillance market.   A global group of 50 integrators and consultants with police project experience responded, each offering insights in selling, impl...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Airport Video Surveillance Guide

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This 20-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the Airport Surveillance market. A global group of 40 integrators and consultants with airport project experience responded, each offering insights in selling, implementin...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

City Video Surveillance Guide

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This 31-page guide explains the key uses, design factors, and players in the City Surveillance market. A global group of 60 integrators responded, each offering insights in selling, implementing, and maintaining metropolitan video surveillance ...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

School Video Surveillance Guide

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This 13-page in-depth guide explains the key uses, drivers, factors and players in K-12 school video surveillance systems. A global group of 80 integrators experienced in selling and implementing education surveillance systems answered these qu...

By Brian Rhodes - over 4 years ago

Largest New Video Surveillance Projects 2015

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140 video surveillance professionals, including integrators and manufacturers, shared the largest video surveillance projects that they have seen in the past year. Key Patterns The survey results revealed a number of key patterns, including: ...

By John Honovich - almost 5 years ago

US President Wants $75 Million for Body-Worn Cameras

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In response to heated protests scrutinizing law enforcement behavior, the White House wants to spur adoption of body worn cameras. With the major issue of cost stopping many LEO departments from outfitting officers, a new White House proposal ple...

By Brian Rhodes - almost 5 years ago

Body Cameras, Poorly Implemented, Failed

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A 2013 study found that body cameras led to a massive reduction in use of force incidents and officer complaints. However, a new Justice Department report shows that the benefits of using body cameras are not reaped when they are implemented impro...

By Ben Wood - over 5 years ago

How a University Created Its Surveillance Policy

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Some are bad, some are good, some are nonexistent, but what considerations go into crafting a surveillance policy? We talked to University Police Chief Peter Carey about how they developed their surveillance policy and why they made the decisions ...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

Requiring Video Surveillance At Gas Stations

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A crowd mobbed and beat a man into a coma after the man accidently ran over a 10 year old boy near a gas station in Detroit. Because of poor image quality and coverage, the police could not identify most of the suspects involved. Now, the city o...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

Little Brother is Watching Too

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The concept of Little Brother is a play off George Orwell’s Big Brother in the book 1984, the all seeing eye of the government watching over the population from a single vantage point. Little Brother however, refers to the increase in private surv...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

Camera Destruction Campaign Failing

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An anarchist campaign in Germany to destroy surveillance cameras spread through Europe and to the United States. But for the most part the movement seems to have burned off its momentum. Is Camover over? Don’t know what Camover is? Take a look at...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

New Orleans Police New Surveillance Initiative

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New Orleans is known for Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street and big band music, but it’s also known for being home to one of the most disastrous surveillance projects. The city spent $10 million on a system that sits stagnant [link no longer available] bu...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

Surveillance Operator Simulator Reviewed

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Can you train a surveillance operator to detect suspicious behavior without them even looking at a live camera. One company, VSTEP, thinks so. Vstep is the maker of EyeObserve [link no longer available], a surveillance operator simulation program ...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

Justin Bieber and Why Jail Bathroom Surveillance Cameras Are Legal

Justin Bieber urinating in a jail cell recently became international news, evidently for its entertainment value, despite the boring video clip released following a public records request: Many questioned why the police had surveillance cameras...

By IPVM Team - over 5 years ago

World's Most Violent City - Neighborhood Security

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Juarez, known for being one of the deadliest cities in the world saw murder rates as high as 10 a day in 2010. More than 450 people were killed last year. [link no longer available] The city is known for both it’s corrupt police and cartel activit...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

192MP Persistent Aerial Surveillance

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How many crimes take place in this photo? One company claims that their 192 MP camera array can identify and solve numerous crimes and murders, using persistent aerial surveillance The technology explored in Iraq to track IED attacks. Now, lev...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

Former FBI Analyst on Retrieving Surveillance Video

"When a robbery would happen police used to be able to show up, hit eject on the VCR, break the write protect tab on the tape and bag it. Now an officer shows up on the scene and may not have had any training on a DVR and then if they do have trai...

By IPVM Team - over 5 years ago

Illegal To Post Your CCTV Footage In Ireland

Surveillance videos and images are regularly posted publicly. They're entertaining, shocking and even funny, but they also have a real impact in solving crimes and are being embraced by U.S. police. But being fined more than $100,000 for posting i...

By IPVM Team - over 5 years ago

Google Plans Crowdsourced Video Alerts

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Google wants to leverage its massive load of video uploads to determine if crimes, terrorist events or disasters are unfolding. Recent patent applications from Google show that the company is developing plans to leverage analysis of those videos i...

By Carlton Purvis - over 5 years ago

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