Why Video Surveillance is Cornering the Security Market

Why Video Surveillance is Cornering the Security Market | #TpromoCom #VideoSurveillance #Marketing #Security | There are many different kinds of security systems available today, and while they all have the same goal – preventing unauthorised access – some are more cost effective than others. If we are talking domestic break-ins, deterrent is the name of the game, and there’s no better way to make a burglar walk away than the presence of a few well-placed cameras. If you are guarding the crown jewels, video surveillance can be overcome, but for the average Australian homeowner, having the ability to view – and record – the perimeters of the property is more than adequate.

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Police search for surveillance video after man is shot in the head, killed in Sunnyside

Police search for surveillance video after man is shot in the head, killed in Sunnyside | #TpromoCom #VideoSurveillance #Police #Homicide | The deadly encounter took place around 2 a.m. near the intersection of Phlox and Scott Streets in Sunnyside.
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Chinese CCTV maker HikVision also hit by US security fears

Chinese CCTV maker HikVision also hit by US security fears | #TpromoCom #China #CCTV #spy | A third Chinese company faces a possible boycott overseas amid fears in the West that certain communications and IT products are a security risk.

Surveillance cameras made by HikVision were removed from a US military base – Fort Leonard Wood in the state of Missouri – recently in a bid to allay public concerns. The move went ahead despite the base’s chief of staff telling the Wall Street Journal the cameras from China “pose no threat” as they operated in a closed, self-contained network and had never been used in sensitive areas other than above roads leading to the base and its carparks.

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‘Live’ CCTV cameras are only solution

‘Live’ CCTV cameras are only solution | #TpromoCom #CCTV #VideoSurveillance #police | Chief Supt Christy Mangan says that the gardai in Drogheda are prepared to take on the operation of the RAPID area CCTV system to help detect crime in the area.

Addressing concerns expressed by those attending the Drogheda Joint Policing Committee meeting in Millmount that the present system is pointless, he said they would be keen to see it upgraded and ‘go live’ in the station. At present, it is designed to record and then must be manually downloaded. 

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Relocatable Video Surveillance Systems Give CBP Flexibility on Border

Relocatable Video Surveillance Systems Give CBP Flexibility on Border | #TpromoCom #videosurveillance #borderpatrol #bordersecurity | Illegal border crossings fell to their lowest level in at least five years in 2017, but after plunging through April, the numbers have risen each of the past eight months, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Meanwhile, the debate continues: Build a physical wall spanning from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean, add more Border Patrol agents or combine better physical barriers with technology to stop drug trafficking, smuggling and illegal immigration? http://ow.ly/EPBv30ihziA

Multiple DHBs are conducting illegal video surveillance of mental health inpatients

Multiple DHBs are conducting illegal video surveillance of mental health inpatients | #TpromoCom #videosurveillance #privacy#healthcare | A review of CCTV use across inpatient units has returned alarming results. Now the case for change is overwhelming, writes patient advocate Karyn Black. Last year I became aware that closed circuit television was being used in adult mental health inpatient units in New Zealand. The reasons for this video surveillance ranged from property damage and patient behaviour to poor visibility of the hospital environment. This discovery prompted me undertake a national audit, using the Official Information Act to find out how widespread the use of cameras was in adult inpatient units. The results were alarming. http://ow.ly/McTQ30ihyF2

OnSSI Partners with Vaxtor to Create a Powerful License Plate Recognition Integration

OnSSI Partners with Vaxtor to Create a Powerful License Plate Recognition Integration | #TpromoCom #OnSSI #Vaxtor #videosurveillance |  Pearl River, NY (January 23, 2018) – OnSSI is pleased to announce a new integration partnership with License Plate Recognition (LPR) software company, Vaxtor Corporation. The integration enables Vaxtor’s advanced LPR analytics to be deployed across OnSSI’s industry-leading Ocularis VMS platform. With these integrated analytics Ocularis can recognize, capture and archive data on license plates, railway vehicles, USDOT numbers, shipping containers and more.

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“Partnering with Vaxtor allows Ocularis to deliver a wide range of security and operations data to meet the specific challenges of the transportation and law enforcement markets,” said Ken LaMarca, VP of Sales & Marketing, OnSSI. “New and evolving partnerships with leading technology providers will continue to deliver industry professionals with best-in-class security capabilities, as well as new sources of business intelligence they can use to further improve operations.”

Vaxtor Corporation specializes in the development of software-driven solutions such as LPR and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for integration with security and other detection and monitoring systems. Vaxtor creates solutions that are dynamic, reliable and scalable for a number of industries across myriad corporate and urban environments.


“The integration of our LPR and OCR analytics provides highly functional and reliable data capture capabilities,” said Michael Deutsch, Executive Management Consultant, Vaxtor Corporation. “End users can now capitalize on the valuable rich data contained in printed text and numbers, with the confidence that the information is both highly accurate and instantly accessible.”


Vaxtor LPR solutions include the accurate capture of OCR, MMR (year, make and model of vehicles), USDOT, Railway, Container, Red Light and Wrong Turn detection integrations, which are supported in over 200 countries. The powerful analytics can accurately recognize letters, numbers and symbols both vertically and horizontally.

Ocularis is available in three models: Professional, designed for organizations operating multiple locations with small to mid-sized camera counts; Enterprise, built for a wide range of mid to large IT-centric organizations; and Ultimate, created for large organizations with extended command and control needs and recording server failover.

Pelco Showcases New Solutions and Partnerships at Intersec 2018

Pelco Showcases New Solutions and Partnerships at Intersec 2018 | #TpromoCom #Pelco #Intersec #security #show | Pelco by Schneider Electric, a global leader in surveillance and security, will exhibit their latest innovative solutions here at Intersec 2018 in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Visitors to Pelco’s stand (#SA-A22) will experience solutions for markets that are specifically engineered for the Middle East and Africa regions and that provide truly innovative and comprehensive solutions to customer challenges.

Pelco is showcasing recent partnerships with three industry leaders to deliver customized and tailored solutions that enable users with quicker access to actionable information to improve operational efficiency across the enterprise. Ipsotek, a leader in scenario-based video analytics, has partnered with Pelco to integrate their VISuite 10.1 advanced video analytics platform with Pelco’s VideoXpert™ Video Management System (VMS). The integration enables real-time alerts to threats for quick response in sensitive or restricted areas, while taking the complexity out of managing a video network, due to VideoXpert’s superior user interface and robust features set.

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Pelco has also partnered with Gallagher Command Centre, integrating the software with Pelco’s VMS platforms to allow users to monitor and control their site using one platform with integrated perimeter security, access control and intruder alarm management. In addition, Pelco has partnered with Ruckus Wireless to combine Ruckus’ ZoneFlex access points (APs) and ICX switches with Pelco’s complete line of IP cameras and VMS to offer rapid deployment of IP video, flexible installation options and upgraded overall solutions for IP video systems.

“Pelco is excited to be exhibiting at Intersec 2018, celebrating our 20th year of participation with the show,” said Pradeep Nair, Regional Sales Director Middle East & India, Pelco by Schneider Electric. “With a strong focus on quality and service, several inventive solutions for key segments, and demonstrations of strategic partnerships, Pelco is in a unique position to provide strategic surveillance solutions for the Middle East and Africa regions.”

City surveillance requires solutions that are engineered to solve many specific problems to include light variance and nighttime image capture, wide area surveillance of open air locations, and identification of objects of interest. Pelco’s comprehensive offering of panoramic multi-sensor cameras, such as Pelco Optera™ Panoramic Multi-Sensor Cameras, deliver 180°, 270° and 360° views. In combination with any of Pelco’s advanced networked PTZ dome and fixed cameras with advanced low-light and processing capabilities, Optera cameras provide system operators with unparalleled flexibility to monitor wide areas such as parks and intersections to deliver a seamless panoramic viewing experience that is unmatched.

Pelco’s VideoXpert™ Professional VMS seamlessly bridges the gap between mid-market and enterprise platforms by providing a superior user interface and robust feature set that customers demand. VideoXpert incorporates an intuitive design and easy-to-navigate presentation that effortlessly displays what’s needed and when it’s needed, allowing security professionals to make fast, effective decisions.

Pelco ExSite™ Enhanced Explosion Proof Cameras are part of Pelco’s growing selection of solutions for facilities that are housed in tough conditions, such as those found in the oil and gas markets. ExSite Enhanced cameras are engineered to survive in the harshest conditions without endangering the facility or its employees. They are built with robotic welded enclosures and Direct Drive technology that requires no belts or gears to move the camera, reducing wear and tear and therefore the maintenance necessary to keep the camera operational. Position memory in place on ExSite Enhanced cameras allows them to return to their position if pushed out place by heavy wind or other environmental factors. This feature keeps cameras running without requiring deployment of expensive maintenance crews to harsh or remote areas.

From Optera panoramic multi-sensor IP cameras to ExSite explosion proof cameras and VideoXpert VMS, Pelco offers solutions that address specific application needs while providing actionable information and creating overall operational efficiencies.