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California City Monitoring Examined

The City of Industry in California has launched a program allowing the local police to view private video [link no longer available] surveillance systems. In this update, we examine details of the plan and compare to the City of Atherton, CA's app...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Video Surveillance RFPs Reviewed - Vol 1

In this report, we review 4 recent real-world video surveillance Request for Proposals (RFPs). RFPs provide a good look into the needs, challenges and desires of actual security end users. In our first volume, we review: A Transit Center A Police ...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Police Department Surveillance RFP

In this update, we examine a US town's video surveillance system RFP for their police department headquarters. Rather than issuing a performance or product specification, this town has taken a much less common approach of letting each bidder desig...

By John Honovich - almost 9 years ago

Real World CCTV / Surveillance Success

In this report, we find, review and share 50+ real world success stories using video surveillance. These are actual documented examples where crimes, murders, thefts and more have been recorded and used to help solve cases. We have divided our co...

By Benros Emata - about 9 years ago

Training: Remote Video Surveillance Monitoring

This report explains and examines the fundamental technical and operational issues in using remote video surveillance. We cover the two primary approaches: (1) watching your own video surveillance remotely or (2) hiring a outside monitoring servic...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

How Far Can Security Go to Stop Shoplifters?

Can stores post images of suspected shoplifters on their store walls and demand significant fines? Is this defamation and extortion or simply an aggressive way to stop shoplifters? Video surveillance and on-site security are common measures to ad...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Terrorist Monitoring: False Alerts vs. Increased Security

After each terrorist attempt or incident, an increase in security efforts occur (often temporarily). Such increases demonstrate the tension between minimizing disruptions to daily life and maximizing the risk of stopping terrorist events. In New ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

No Silver Bullet for Terrorist Tracking

Every time a terrorist event or attempt happens, numerous vendors flood the market with claims that they can solve or prevent them. Preventing is pretty much an impossibility for video surveillance or analytic solutions. There is simply not enough...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Testing Genetec's Omnicast Video Management Software

Genetec is one of the most used and well known VMS systems in the marketplace. While it does not generate the same level of press as its most commonly compared rival, Milestone Systems, Genetec has a strong technical reputation. In this test, we ...

By John Honovich - over 9 years ago

Dallas Public Video Surveillance Examined

The Dallas Police Department has deployed wireless cameras to cover the central business district for the purpose of crime prevention. Based on an interview with the Police and a proposal document [link no longer available], the effectiveness of t...

By John Honovich - almost 10 years ago

Small City Video Surveillance Cases Examined

It is becoming increasingly common for smaller cities to deploy video surveillance in public places. Even with their smaller sizes, a number of challenges are still frequently faced. Plus, the ultimate benefit is often less than the terrorism stop...

By John Honovich - about 10 years ago

What Does 3VR Face Recognition Korean Results Mean?

Recently, results from a facial recognition test for the Korean National Police were reported [link no longer available] widely by 3VR of obtaining: "85-92 percent accuracy in recognizing and matching faces in a few crowded, highly-trafficked publ...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

City Wide Monitoring by Police of Private Cameras

The City of Atherton in California is now running a fairly sophisticated operation whereby the police remotely monitor IP video surveillance. The article provides a significant amount of details [link no longer available] including operational set...

By John Honovich - over 10 years ago

Introduction to City Wide Video Surveillance

While the publicity goes to mega-cities deploying video surveillance, city wide video surveillance is becoming very cost-effective, valuable and viable for 'normal sized' cities throughout the world. The media coverage for the New York and Chicago...

By John Honovich - about 11 years ago

Is Public CCTV Effective?

While we continue to spend more on public CCTV systems, the debate on CCTV effectiveness has reached a polarizing and inconclusive standoff. On the one side, you have a number of studies and leading thinkers who clearly contend that CCTV systems a...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

Schneier Unfair to CCTV: Exploring CCTV Advantages

While Bruce Schneier is a brilliant security thinker, I find his recent arguments against CCTV to be unfair. This is a critical issue because Schneider's opinions are singularly critical to shaping both security practitioner's and the general pub...

By John Honovich - over 11 years ago

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