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Video Surveillance & Physical Security Industry Viewpoints

Our blog covers a wide variety of security topics as well as industry-focused use cases for safety and security as well as operational efficiencies.  Our experts deliver insightful advice and provide guidance on maximizing the value of your video surveillance system.

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November 20, 2023 | Tristan Foro

BriefCam Face Recognition Explained BriefCam provides Face Recognition (FR) as one of the many features in our comprehensive Video Analytics Platform. Face Recognition is powered by deep learning – a subset of artificial intelligence – and is used to match faces to a source image by correlating biometric features. BriefCam Face Recognition encodes facial features […]

November 17, 2023 | Lizzi Goldmeier

The Advanced Technology Controversy Society is understandably conflicted about advancements to technologies such as face recognition (FR), which have the potential to increase security and efficiency in tangible ways, but which are also subject to abuse and misuse. But is facial recognition rightfully controversial or just misunderstood? With the FR industry poised to grow to $19.3 billion by […]

November 15, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

Affordable, Scalable, & Integrated Solutions In a rapidly evolving technology landscape where video analytics are becoming increasingly crucial, surveillance technology users need simple and scalable solutions that flexibly adapt to their needs. BriefCam is well known for our innovative and extensible software solutions that empower video search, alerting, and data visualization in a comprehensive video […]

October 22, 2023 | Tristan Foro

Choosing the Best Solution for your Business Choosing a video analytics solution is a significant decision. With so many options available, you want to make sure you are investing in the right choice for your needs. While we already walked you through the ins and outs of video analytics deployment, demystifying “cloud” and “on-prem” decisions, […]

October 16, 2023 | Haggai Abramson

Meeting Your Needs Through Innovation In recent years, video analytics has rapidly advanced to keep up with the global reliance on video data. From traditional industries like security to new adopters ranging from retail and hospitality to banking and even healthcare, everyone is clamoring for innovative ways to process their video data and transform it […]

October 6, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

The driving force behind what we do at BriefCam is seeing how our technology transforms video into impact to improve lives, and in some cases, even save them. One such instance was seeing how BriefCam Video Analytics helped stop the trafficking of a 13-year-old girl out of the United States from a major travel hub. […]

October 3, 2023 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Next-Level Intelligence The evolving nature of video surveillance continues to change the game when it comes to investigations. Decades ago, the introduction of traditional video surveillance had a positive impact on the way law enforcement conducted investigations by giving officers evidence captured in real-time versus unreliable eyewitness accounts. And now video analytics is taking that […]

September 29, 2023 | Lizzi Goldmeier

The Security Standard Video camera surveillance systems have become the commonplace security solution used among municipal governments, law enforcement agencies, retail establishments, manufacturing facilities, banks, utility companies, and more to archive video footage and to provide 24×7, live monitoring of buildings, roadways, and other physical assets. But even though this kind of surveillance coverage is […]

September 20, 2023 | Tristan Foro

Intelligent Technology for Elevated Safety Stopping bank robbers might be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about security in the banking industry. But the reality is that this concern only scratches the surface of what banking and financial institutions must consider when implementing security and protection strategies. Beyond keeping the bad […]

September 14, 2023 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Enabling Proactive Response on Campus College campus security and operations teams face multiple concerns for large events, ranging from vehicle and pedestrian traffic to facility maintenance and, of course, public safety incidents such as accidents, altercations, and medical emergencies. When thousands of people converge on a college campus, whether for an athletic event, competition, conference, […]

September 7, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

If you are a parent, losing sight of your child – if even for a moment – can be a scary experience. But what if your child wanders off at an amusement park or gets lost on a cruise liner during a family reunion? Scary might be an understatement. In these trying situations, you expect […]

August 31, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

The Bahamas is a bustling hub of Caribbean tourism – welcoming upwards of seven million visitors a year – and its capital city, Nassau, is also a bustling center of local commerce, law, administration, education, and media. To ensure that the city is meeting the needs of residents and visitors alike, city leaders and the […]

August 25, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

Extending the Value of Video Surveillance In an era when technology is rapidly evolving to meet critical challenges, AI-driven solutions, such as video analytics, are emerging as a game-changer for federal agencies. From law enforcement to transportation management, governmental organizations are realizing the transformative benefits of video analysis for transcending the limitations of traditional surveillance. […]

August 18, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

Retail theft has emerged as a significant challenge for merchants, with estimates suggesting losses of up to $500 million annually. As criminals become more daring and organized, retailers – and, ultimately, their consumers – are shouldering the brunt of these losses, including significant implications on pricing. Read on to learn about the measures and data-driven […]

August 10, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

Meeting Complex Challenges with Complex Technology In the ever-evolving urban development landscape, the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is proving to be a game-changer for critical infrastructure. Paving the way for a smarter, more sustainable future, cutting-edge, AI-driven technology has the potential to innovatively revolutionize citywide operations in the face of complex challenges. Read on […]

August 3, 2023 | Muhammad Sheikh

Collecting Data to Improve Efficiencies and Quality of Life Smart Cities use a variety of Internet-connected (IoT) technologies and databases to improve the efficiency of city services. In general, their goals are to save money — by improving efficiency and reducing waste – and improve constituent services, public safety, environmental conditions, and the overall quality […]

July 26, 2023 | Igal Dvir

Harnessing the Power of Geolocation for Accelerated Investigations The release of 2023 M1 this spring was a big deal for BriefCam as it not only debuted new cutting-edge innovation, like Custom ClassifID, but because it also laid the groundwork for faster, easier innovative growth with the power of the Linux-driven Next-Gen Engine. Another feature that […]

July 24, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

Regardless of your job or industry, leveraging complex technologies, such as video analytics, can be a daunting task that takes time, effort, and practice as well as dedicated consultancy and support to effect comprehensive organizational impact. That said, many BriefCam users are surprised to discover how quickly video analytics can drive meaningful impact for critical […]

July 21, 2023 | Tristan Foro

The Impact of Ecommerce and the Development of In-Store Metrics The emergence of ecommerce and digitalization of retail have transformed the way we shop. Because of the expansion and popularity of online shopping experiences and the data driven insights into consumer behavior provided by online metrics, retailers are opting – backed by business intelligence – […]

July 18, 2023 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Fighting the Opioid Crisis It’s estimated that the total cost of drug abuse in the United States is more than $820 billion per year. Furthermore, drug overdoses take the lives of about 72,000 people each year. Yes, there’s an ongoing crisis in the United States, and much of this has recently been driven by increased […]

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