Tag Archives: PTZ Camera Control

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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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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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) grants “Full Operating Capability” of Remote Video Surveillance Systems (RVSS)

Congratulations to our team here at PureTech Systems in light of the recent announcement that the Remote Video Surveillance Systems (RVSS) deployed for border protection across the southern border of the United States has been granted “Full Operating Capability (FOC)” … 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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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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September Newsletter Online

Each quarter PureTech Systems releases a newsletter summarizing the happenings in video analytics and map-based video management systems for the past three months.  Every newsletter includes video examples, informative security blogs, white papers and updates on recent activity at PureTech, … Continue reading

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Video Surveillance Considerations for Night Time Operation

This article originally appeared in Remote Magazine. When designing a perimeter surveillance system, or even when adding new sensors to an existing system, it’s easy to get caught up in the product selection, perimeter layout, camera locations, lens size and … Continue reading

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Top 6 Video Analytics for Perimeter Protection

Many sensors are available to aid security departments in monitoring of their assets and physical perimeters.  One such technology that continues to evolve in intelligence and reliability is video analytics.  However, once you’ve made the decision to go with intelligent … 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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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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