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FLIR Acquires Drone Manufacturer For $134M

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FLIR has acquired Prox Dynamics, a Norwegian maker of small military-grade drones, for $134M.  FLIR president Andy Teich provided additional details to IPVM on this acquisition, and what it might mean for FLIR's security division.

By Brian Karas - about 5 years ago

Bribe Accusations By Multiple US Cities Against Taser

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One company is dominating the body camera business - Taser. The stun gun leader aims to grow a VSaaS powerhouse and take over one of the fastest growing video surveillance niches. However, 6 US cities have made various allegations against Taser...

By IPVM Team - over 5 years ago

Security Planning For Bars And Nightclubs

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The shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub is raising questions among entertainment venue owners, and security professionals, about how to balance security at safety at these locations. Inside, we provide suggestions and recommendations specific...

By Brian Karas - over 5 years ago

Hitachi Crime Prediction Analytics Examined

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Hitachi, relatively unknown in the security industry, says their forthcoming analytic software can "predict crimes before they happen". We spoke with Hitachi to better understand these claims, and analyze how the software is intended to...

By Brian Karas - over 5 years ago

Police Require Problem Businesses To Get Video Surveillance

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Government intrusion or smart practice? One city is requiring business that cause repeated problems to get video surveillance. In this note, we examine what they are doing and the pros and cons of this approach.

By Ethan Ace - over 5 years ago

Hikvision Exec Is PRC Ministry of Public Security (MPS) Leader

An NVIDIA presentation shows a Hikvision executive is simultaneously a leader within the PRC government's national security ministry. This runs counter to Hikvision's assertions that state-owned enterprises simply own shares of Hikvision. In...

By John Honovich - almost 6 years ago

Knightscope Security Robot Examined

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Silicon Valley is bringing us security robots, or as the startup, Knightscope, likes to call it, "Advanced Physical Security Cutting Edge Anomaly Detection Autonomous Presence 24/7" We spoke with Knightscope at ISC West 2016, and examine their...

By Brian Karas - almost 6 years ago

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...

By Brian Karas - almost 6 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...

By John Scanlan - almost 6 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 - almost 6 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...

By Brian Karas - almost 6 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,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

Police Station Video Surveillance Guide

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,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

Airport Video Surveillance Guide

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,...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

City Video Surveillance Guide

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 6 years ago

School Video Surveillance Guide

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...

By Brian Rhodes - over 6 years ago

Largest New Video Surveillance Projects 2015

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,...

By John Honovich - about 7 years ago

US President Wants $75 Million for Body-Worn Cameras

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...

By Brian Rhodes - about 7 years ago

Body Cameras, Poorly Implemented, Failed

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...

By Ben Wood - almost 8 years ago

How a University Created Its Surveillance Policy

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 - almost 8 years ago

Requiring Video Surveillance At Gas Stations

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...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 8 years ago

Little Brother is Watching Too

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...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 8 years ago

Camera Destruction Campaign Failing

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 - almost 8 years ago

New Orleans Police New Surveillance Initiative

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]...

By Carlton Purvis - almost 8 years ago

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