Category Archives: Security Sensor Integration

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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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 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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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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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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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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Using Video Analytics with Pan-Tilt-Zoom Cameras

(An earlier version of this article first appeared in Remote Magazine) A common misunderstanding in today’s security world is that video analytics is restricted to fixed cameras, when in fact; the ability to utilize video analytics on in-motion pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras has … 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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Video Management Integration – RADAR

PureTech Systems is an expert at integrating perimeter sensors with our video analytics capability and map based user interface.  One such integration is the integration with perimeter radar.  In addition to display and control of radar related functionality on the … Continue reading

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Is Your Perimeter Surveillance Afraid of the Dark?

Come on….admit it…the dark is scary. It’s filled with weird sounds and unknown shadows, and unless you are looking for a good Halloween scare, we just as soon try to avoid the whole eerie experience. It can be the same story when designing a … Continue reading

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Map Based Target Selection

Geospatial coordination between perimeter sensors can help a security operator managing multiple targets, by allowing them to manually swing cameras to targets for identification.  When a new radar target appears and requires visual confirmation, this VMS capability allows a user … Continue reading

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Slew to Radar

Radars are fantastic geospatial sensors and nowadays, they are actually quite affordable for general perimeter surveillance.  However, radars lack the ability to give a visual identification to allow the operator to determine if this is a good guy or a … Continue reading

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