Tag Archives: Water Security

Applying Man-Overboard Technology to Long-Fall Detection Markets

The man overboard system from PureTech Systems utilizes a patented approach using geospatial video analytics and pairs of thermal imaging cameras which face each other. The synchronized video clips are then used to accurately detect a fall. At the same … Continue reading

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Man-Overboard Detection and Monitoring

OVERVIEW: The cruise line industry has recognized the need for man overboard (MOB) detection systems and many manufacturers have invested research and development to create technology which results in accurate detection and notification, including the video-based system developed by PureTech … Continue reading

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Anti-Boarding Alarms using Man Overboard Technology

PureTech Systems currently addresses the issue of man overboard detection through the use of intelligent video technology.  Its man overboard (MOB) system captures images using thermal cameras surrounding the ship’s perimeter, extending from the lowest passenger deck to the waterline.  … Continue reading

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Testing MOB Detection Systems with OSCAR

“Man overboard!” is an exclamation given aboard a vessel to indicate that someone has fallen off of the ship and is in need of rescue. Traditionally when a man overboard event occurs, the person who sees the fall shouts, “Man … Continue reading

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Man Overboard – Technology Suppliers Are Not the Only Ones Taking Actions

The marine industry, considered to be one of the most dangerous industries, has been innovating and implementing advanced state-of-the-art technologies to ensure safety of the people on board ships and vessels.  Ships are constantly subjected to environmental and weather changes, … Continue reading

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Man Overboard Integration and Crew Notification

Man overboard events (MOB) can happen at any time during the day or night, in all types of weather and sea conditions, and from almost any location on the ship, ranging from a few tens of feet above the water … Continue reading

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Detecting Man Overboard Events Using Video Analytics

On average, 22 people fall off cruise ships every year.  However, few cruise ships in operation today have any form of system to detect these man-overboard (MOB) events.  MOB events are typically reported by someone who happens to notice the … 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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INFOGRAPHIC – Security Design Using Rules You Learned in High School Photography Class

When planning physical security systems, we often overlook some of the easy principles, only to end up with an unhappy customer or poor design.  Wouldn’t it be great if there were a formula for a successful security design?  As luck … 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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INFOGRAPHIC – 8 Perimeter Surveillance Tips

Making mistakes when designing a perimeter surveillance system can be costly.  However, many of the most costly mistakes can be the easiest to overcome.  This infographic highlights a few tips to help make your camera design successful. CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE

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9 Things High School Photography Can Teach You About Security Design (and one rule you should avoid!)

We all remember our high school photography class.  Unlike many other high school classes, photography class gave you a formula to be successful.  Before you were sent wandering the halls of the school in search of a Pulitzer wining photo, … Continue reading

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Geospatial Security Cameras

“Geo-referencing” a camera allows it to become a very powerful detection and tracking device. For example, you may have dog in a video which manifests itself as 500 pixels, a very substantial object. But let’s assume we really don’t care … Continue reading

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