Tag Archives: Slew to GPS

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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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”

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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Protecting Remote Facilities with Camera Auto Follow

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 technology available to system integrators and owners of remote facilities is … 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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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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