Category Archives: Perimeter Surveillance

Comparing Thermal and Visible Cameras

The use of video is by far the most popular and effective means of security surveillance, as it provides a quick and efficient means to confirm the details of a scenario – mainly real time images.  It also serves as … Continue reading

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Video Analytics and Thermal Cameras

PureTech Systems is a software company that develops and markets PureActiv, its geospatial analytics solution designed to protect critical perimeters and perimeters. It’s patented video analytics leverage thermal cameras, radars and other sensors to detect, geo-locate, classify, and autonomously follow … Continue reading

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The Art of Selling Video Analytics for Perimeter Protection

Video Analytics has been around for a while.  Over the years the algorithms have continued to evolve, from simple pixel motion detection to today’s much more advanced deep learning algorithms.  With the advent of lower cost hardware and advanced learning … Continue reading

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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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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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Mobile Border Surveillance

Today’s surveillance needs have moved beyond the traditional fixed camera on a fence line. Sensors need to be smart, easy to set up, collaborative and able to move rapidly as threats move.  The use of mobile surveillance platforms, including truck- … Continue reading

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Video Analytics for Perimeter Surveillance

Critical Facilities have a continued need for efficient security, especially pertaining to protecting their perimeters. Facilities must actively monitor and respond to theft, unauthorized intrusions, safety events and potential terrorist activities. The ability to monitor a wide range of events … 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 Security Automation

When addressing NERC CIP014 physical security requirements, substations and power transmission facilities must not only consider how to detect, deter and delay, but also the means to assess and respond.  A traditional approach to address these components of a security … 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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