AI and Video Analytics Blog

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.

Blog Categories


September 23, 2022 | Liam Galin

BriefCam at GSX 2022 The BriefCam team just returned from the annual Global Security Exchange (GSX) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, an event dedicated to helping security professionals stay educated, connected, and aware of products, technology, and services available to the industry. At GSX, we showcased BriefCam’s real-time traffic analysis and data visualization capabilities by processing…

Read more


September 7, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Unlocking a New Dimension of Campus Security Colleges and universities are unique ecosystems of classrooms, dormitories, and sports stadiums, retail shops, restaurants, and student organization buildings. Ensuring student, faculty, and staff safety is of the utmost importance but is no easy task because of the expansive and diverse nature of educational campuses. Colleges and universities…

Read more


August 18, 2022 | Amit Smoler

3 Things Your Video Analytics Solution Needs for Long Term Value Enterprise software solutions are an investment that shouldn’t be taken lightly regardless of the problems they solve or the applications they enable. Video content analytics solutions are one such investment, and there are many things to consider when choosing the VCA that is right…

Read more


August 2, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Driving traffic efficiency  Most cities have access to video surveillance data, and video content is an important resource in today’s world. Even municipal decision makers use city-wide traffic surveillance infrastructure and evidentiary footage contributed by local businesses to assist in city planning. However, most of the video from these surveillance assets are underutilized due to…

Read more


July 13, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Delivering a Positive Visitor Experience As campuses gear up for the upcoming semester, it’s not just the experience of the incoming freshmen and upper classmen that they’re thinking about: College and university campuses play host to major events, national sports leagues, and prospective student visitors. As such, college campuses should be mindful of the different…

Read more


June 9, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Video data intelligence for transit Video surveillance for a public transit system is generally regarded as a security solution. And – while that is true in many cases – video can be realized for much greater value when it’s analyzed as an objective data source. By complementing traditional security surveillance infrastructure with video analysis technology,…

Read more


May 31, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Modern-Day Brick & Mortar Retail These days, ever-evolving technology is an essential part of our everyday lives. We use it to make hundreds of decisions each day, whether it be checking the weather to determine how to dress or searching for a recipe to prepare for dinner. We use technology to help us improve our…

Read more


May 5, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Protecting Property from Trespassers Without the proper technology and protocols in place, trespassing can happen quite easily — whether it is intentional or not. Trespassing happens for any number of reasons. Bad actors looking to gain access to secured information or intending to do physical harm can enter seemingly “off limits” areas and suddenly businesses…

Read more


April 18, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Video Analytics for Urban Environmental Health & Wellbeing We all want to live in thriving communities and – by today’s metropolitan standards – this often means accessible, safe, and – increasingly – sustainable spaces. Green spaces, or designated natural oases in otherwise developed urban areas, have, therefore, become a major driver of city sustainability. Adding…

Read more


March 31, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Proactively and productively protecting what matters most When it comes to homeland security, video analytics is an invaluable tool to aid in gaining situational awareness and advancing post-event investigations. And as bad actors become increasingly sophisticated in their schemes, security and military professionals should look to video surveillance software to supplement their traditional and on-the-ground…

Read more


March 23, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

What it is object detection and recognition When it comes to video surveillance analytics, object detection and identification is a crucial component. This capability empowers operators to locate a specific object, such as a person, vehicle, or backpack, and then track it from frame to frame. The result? The ability to quickly identify the object…

Read more


February 22, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Giving Tenants the Tools to Succeed Destinations with multiple tenants, like shopping centers, airports, resorts, and casinos aim to drive revenues, increase visitor engagement, and improve customer loyalty by delivering the right experiences and attractions. To achieve those goals, they need a deeper understanding of who their visitors are, how they navigate the entire property…

Read more


February 11, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Driving public health and safety at hospitals  When thinking of ways to improve health and safety at a hospital or healthcare facility, video surveillance might not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, video analytics software is a crucial tool in safeguarding patients and staff. Whether it be an external threat or optimizing…

Read more


January 31, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

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 can take that evidence to…

Read more


January 13, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Video intelligence can unlock a wealth of merchandising and marketing information for retailers, especially when compared across multiple sites. Like most multi-site businesses, retail locations need the ability to record video locally on-site, but also seek to gain valuable insights through advanced video analytics across sites. When video analytics software is applied appropriately, retailers can…

Read more


January 4, 2022 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Enhancing visitor satisfaction, increasing revenue, improving efficiencies, and reducing costs are key to driving success when it comes to hotel chains. One way to achieve those goals? Leveraging video surveillance coupled with deep learning and artificial intelligence to deliver business insights and trends. Doing so can help business development managers ensure safety, prevent crowding, understand…

Read more


December 23, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Staff managers where many hats; they are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of their employees, optimizing productivity, investigating workplace claims, and mitigating risks and costs such as worker compensation claims. To aid in achieving these goals, managers need to leverage video surveillance to understand employee engagement and staffing requirements, optimize the workspace to…

Read more


December 14, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

These days, just about everything in your house is connected to the internet with the purpose of improving your daily life in one way or another. Your TV “talks” to your phone and your phone “talks” to your thermostat, and so on and so on. When you applying that same concept to cities and towns,…

Read more


December 3, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Terrorist threats are an unfortunate reality in our world. And while we have collectively learned to adapt our security approach, advancements in technology have greatly improved security professionals’ ability to thwart threats. Take video analytics, they are an essential tool in helping security professionals not only respond to, but be proactive and prepare for future…

Read more


November 22, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Businesses and organizations with multiple sites face various security challenges. From theft and data breaches, to missing persons and medical incidents, retailers, restaurants, hotels and workplaces are among those with unique security needs. However, all could benefit greatly from having their video analytics and intelligence centrally managed at a central hub. By centralizing security management…

Read more



Statue of Liberty
Case Study
Protecting a Cherished Symbol of Freedom with Axis