Author Archives: PureTech

Why Your Next Security Guard Might Be a Drone?

The lowering cost of drones combined with light weight video cameras and state of the art stabilization technology, has opened up a wide range of use cases, including the integration of drones as a video surveillance tool for controlling your … Continue reading

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R-RVSS Relocatable Remote Video Surveillance System

Border security needs are constantly evolving today more than ever and GDIT is constantly advancing technological solutions to meet our customer’s needs.  General Dynamics Information Technology’s R-RVSS is an electronic barrier that provides DHS and CBP with “eyes and ears” … Continue reading

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Why Your Video Management System Needs a Drone

What was once just science fiction, along with artificial intelligence and driverless cars, surveillance drones are now very real and an affordable and effective video surveillance option.  Here are the top reasons you should consider integrating a drone into your … Continue reading

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Mobile Surveillance – Virtual Integrated Surveillance Solution (VISS)

Since time began nations have sought to protect their borders and people from illegal entry and criminal activity, but structural barriers can be costly and inefficient.  Now one system unites innovation, versatility and security to form virtual wall protection to … Continue reading

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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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International Standards for Man Overboard Detection Released

Cruise ships are constantly subjected to environmental and weather changes, and climate and waves tend to become rough and hazardous as a ship enters deep waters. During these difficult times, there is a high chance that a person might fall … Continue reading

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Security is a serious business, but not an excuse for a BORING 404 page!

We’ve all been there, on the internet investigating a security product or learning about new ways to help our customer protect their critical assets, you click on the product information link and ker plunk…you end up on a 404-error page.  … Continue reading

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The Speed Factor – Video-Based Car Counting

Camera affordability, easy access to data signals and increasing accuracy of intelligent video algorithms have made video-based counting solutions more affordable and more in demand for companies and municipalities that want to better manage traffic flow.  When considering video based … Continue reading

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A Look at NERC CIP-014 Using Video Surveillance

A recent article appearing in Security Technology Executive magazine takes a look at the use of video surveillance techniques to address security guidelines laid down by the federal government in an attempt to more fully secure the U.S. power grid … Continue reading

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Applying Man-Overboard Technology to Long-Fall Detection Markets

The man overboard system from PureTech Systems utilizes a patented approach using geospatial video analytics and pairs of thermal imaging cameras which face each other. The synchronized video clips are then used to accurately detect a fall. At the same … Continue reading

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Man-Overboard Detection and Monitoring

OVERVIEW: The cruise line industry has recognized the need for man overboard (MOB) detection systems and many manufacturers have invested research and development to create technology which results in accurate detection and notification, including the video-based system developed by PureTech … Continue reading

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Anti-Boarding Alarms using Man Overboard Technology

PureTech Systems currently addresses the issue of man overboard detection through the use of intelligent video technology.  Its man overboard (MOB) system captures images using thermal cameras surrounding the ship’s perimeter, extending from the lowest passenger deck to the waterline.  … Continue reading

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Testing MOB Detection Systems with OSCAR

“Man overboard!” is an exclamation given aboard a vessel to indicate that someone has fallen off of the ship and is in need of rescue. Traditionally when a man overboard event occurs, the person who sees the fall shouts, “Man … Continue reading

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Man Overboard – Technology Suppliers Are Not the Only Ones Taking Actions

The marine industry, considered to be one of the most dangerous industries, has been innovating and implementing advanced state-of-the-art technologies to ensure safety of the people on board ships and vessels.  Ships are constantly subjected to environmental and weather changes, … Continue reading

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Man Overboard Integration and Crew Notification

Man overboard events (MOB) can happen at any time during the day or night, in all types of weather and sea conditions, and from almost any location on the ship, ranging from a few tens of feet above the water … Continue reading

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