Tag Archives: Map Based Camera Control

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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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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Does your VMS need a Map-Based User Interface?

There are many pressing needs in today’s security environment including how to do more with less, managing a vast array of increasing complex sensors and ensuring verification of security events before committing resources. A map-based graphical user interface used in … 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”

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 advantages, but one often-overlooked advantage is the idea of “intelligent camera … Continue reading

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Using Video Analytics with Pan-Tilt-Zoom Cameras

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 been available for many years.  It is not until recently, however, … Continue reading

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Maximizing Perimeter Surveillance with “Slew to Cue” Capability

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 a response.  Studies show that an individual can effectively view a … Continue reading

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Integration with General Dynamics Infrared Cameras

PureTech Systems’ video analytics and advanced camera control have always excelled when implemented in difficult environments or complex perimeter surveillance scenarios.  So the integration with General Dynamics Global Imaging Technology’s line of VZ-series mid- to long-range cooled electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) … Continue reading

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Video Analytics Newsletter Released

The PureTech Systems newsletter is a great way to get a snapshot of the latest happenings at PureTech Systems, which include some of the latest and greatest security technology.  Check out our newest video analytic software, security sensor integrations, perimeter … Continue reading

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Subway Map – VMS Features [Infographic]

Take the “Camera Control” line, transfer to the “Video Analytics” line and take it all the way to “Object Detection” station. [Click on image to enlarge]

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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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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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