Tag Archives: Slew to Cue

Building a Virtual Mobile Wall of Protection – VISS from Benchmark

The Virtual Integrated Surveillance Solution (VISS) presented by Benchmark and featuring “The Eagle” Mobile Video Surveillance System (MVSS) by Secure Technology a Benchmark Company, unites innovation, versatility and security to form virtual wall protection to detect and identify threats.  The system … Continue reading

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Protecting the Power Grid – Video Surveillance

The Department of Homeland Security said it well…. “Everything is dependent on electricity.  EVERYTHING.  Without electricity, we’re basically back in the 1850s.” Most of us haven’t had to deal with not having electricity, internet, television, refrigeration or telephone so it’s … Continue reading

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Substation Physical Security – CASE STUDY

INDUSTRY: Energy, Utilities, Power Transmission CHALLENGE: The power grid is a modern engineering marvel, providing us widely available and affordable energy for not only our day to day lives, but also highly critical infrastructure elements for which we rely on … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Perimeter Duo? Radar + Video Analytics

This article first appeared in Security Middle East magazine Today’s security market offers a wide array of highly advanced sensors and systems, all designed to help protect perimeters, monitor assets, and safeguard lives.  The reason for the many choices stems … Continue reading

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Why Geospatial Video Analytics is Different – Security Guy Radio Podcast

PODCAST – Chuck Herald sat down with Larry Bowe, president of PureTech Systems and discussed the PureActiv geospatial video security platform and why it differs from other traditional VMS systems. The discussion includes: What is Geospatial Real Life Pokémon GO … Continue reading

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Top 6 Video Analytics for Perimeter Protection

Many sensors are available to aid security departments in monitoring of their assets and physical perimeters.  One such technology that continues to evolve in intelligence and reliability is video analytics.  However, once you’ve made the decision to go with intelligent … Continue reading

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Intelligent Audio Talk Down Using Video Analytics

Video management systems, armed with video analytics, can be a very effective means to detect and alarm on incidents. Despite the ability to accurately detect and notify, the issuance of an alarm does not always result in a timely resolution … Continue reading

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Protecting Dams and Power Generating Stations through Sensor Corroboration

Protection of dams and remote power generating stations is a difficult task.  These facilities typically consist of several remote sites that make up a large network.  While there are many technologies that help to detect physical intrusion threats remotely, detection … Continue reading

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Teaching Cameras to Zoom … “Intelligently”

(An earlier version of this article first appeared in Remote Magazine) Map Based video management systems have the ability to control security cameras directly from the map-based user interface.  These map-based VMS, also referred to as geospatial VMS, have many … Continue reading

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Protecting Remote Facilities with Camera Auto Follow

(An earlier version of this article first appeared in Remote Magazine) Protecting remote facilities is a difficult task, in terms of budget, manpower and system complexity.  Fortunately, technology advances continue to provide exciting capabilities and more affordable deployment.  One such … Continue reading

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Maximizing Perimeter Surveillance with “Slew to Cue” Capability

(This article first appeared in the October issue of Remote Magazine)  Video surveillance command centers typically consist of a large number of cameras providing video to a security guard, whose job it is to view them, assess situations and coordinate … Continue reading

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9 Things High School Photography Can Teach You About Security Design (and one rule you should avoid!)

We all remember our high school photography class.  Unlike many other high school classes, photography class gave you a formula to be successful.  Before you were sent wandering the halls of the school in search of a Pulitzer wining photo, … Continue reading

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Intelligent Geospatial Camera Zoom

Security devices that have a defined location in map space (Latitude, Longitude, Elevation), like access control, RFID, proximity sensors can sometimes act a “pseudo-geospatial” sensors. Used in conjunction with a geospatial spatial system, the system can automatically swing to just … Continue reading

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