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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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Security Camera FOV Mistakes: The Rule of Thirds

Security cameras are an important tool in the protection of facilities and critical assets.  However, the phrase “what you see is what you get”…applies…literally.  Proper set up of security cameras directly relates to the level of effectiveness they will provide.  … Continue reading

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New Training Videos Released

PureTech Systems’ training library is continuing to grow with the addition of three new videos.  The videos focus on specific aspects of the PureActiv video management system and demonstrate the various capabilities available to the user / operator. These newest … Continue reading

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Loitering with Intent – Detecting Suspicious Behavior using Video Analytics

(An earlier version of this article first appeared in the City Security Magazine.) In the security world, one of the primary objectives is to catch the bad guys and luckily, many sensors and gadgets exist to help achieve that goal.  … Continue reading

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Video Analytics – Detection Range

When utilizing video analytics, there are many parameters that factor into detection distance: object size, object speed, lens, resolution, camera height, detector size, illumination, terrain, etc.  Sometimes an estimate of distance is needed for planning purposes, or to get a feel … 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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