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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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December 6, 2016 | Rachel Neiman

The use of video surveillance by law enforcement agencies, investigators, forensics and security personnel for public safety, surveillance and transportation is constantly growing. A 2016 IHS report states that the world market for video surveillance equipment will grow over 7%: 66 million network cameras and 28 million HD CCTV cameras will be shipped globally, and…

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November 29, 2016 | Rachel Neiman

Hi, my name is Tom Edlund and I’m the CTO at BriefCam®. I know this title sounds serious, and rightfully so. I take technology very seriously; in fact, some say I approach it like an artist – with awe and respect. I joined BriefCam in 2011, and ever since have been busy with the development…

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November 22, 2016 | Rachel Neiman

Let’s be brief It all started in Room 79 in the Computer Science Department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Professor Shmuel Peleg, a renowned computer vision researcher, developed the groundbreaking patented technology of VIDEO SYNOPSIS – the simultaneous presentation of events that enables the review of hours of video footage in just minutes. When the…

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December 19, 2015 | Lizzi Goldmeier

It’s estimated that only 1% of surveillance video is ever watched — and then, mostly long after the fact. If you’ve already got your video surveillance system in place, you may already know how much video is — or isn’t — being watched. And you know how much valuable information contained in that video is…

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November 28, 2015 | Lizzi Goldmeier

More and more, video has come to play a significant part of today’s investigations, criminal or homeland security related. More video needs to be reviewed and targets need to be reached as quickly as possible. Investigative teams, large or small, face the daunting and often overwhelming task of going through hours, days, weeks and even…

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November 28, 2015 | Lizzi Goldmeier

What will you do with the ever-expanding amounts of video being recorded 24/7?

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November 2, 2015 | Lizzi Goldmeier

BriefCam’s technology, instead, engages the human operators in the decision-making process; their eyes, experience, good judgment and instinct are integral to the process, enabling them to review video a more efficient, effective way.

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