Tag Archives: Intelligent Zoom

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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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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To See or Not to See – THAT is the View shed

With any type of security incident, it is imperative that the situation be assessed quickly and accurately so the necessary response can be taken.  In many cases, this involves the use of cameras via a video management system (VMS).  However, … 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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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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