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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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February 15, 2024 | Amber Cunha

A Shift in the Passenger Paradigm The emergence of AI-driven video analytics in mass transit systems represents a forward-thinking approach to enhancing safety and meeting the changing demands of travelers. As mass transit sees increased usage due to environmental and cost considerations, the importance of safety intensifies. For this reason, mass transit organizations are turning […]


February 8, 2024 | Tristan Foro

A Comprehensive Vehicle Recognition Solution In our last BriefCam Bytes, we discussed the recent release of our Vehicle Make and Model Recognition (VMMR) functionality. To recap, VMMR is the video analytics capability to recognize the make and model of a vehicle based on visual characteristics. While VMMR is a fresh addition to the BriefCam Video […]


January 31, 2024 | Kara Arroyo

Witnessing advancements in the use and application of technology is exciting, and we feel the impact of these innovative strides daily. But if you ask your local law enforcement officers which technology advancements they are excited about, their answer will not be the latest AI application buzzing across the internet. Law enforcement officers across the […]


January 23, 2024 | Tristan Foro

Identifying Vehicles by Make and Model While our 2024 M1 release debuted a number of exciting products such as BriefCam Nexus for multi-site enterprises, it also introduced new software solutions like Vehicle Make and Model Recognition (VMMR). Vehicle Make and Model Recognition is the ability to recognize the make and model of a vehicle based […]


January 16, 2024 | Tristan Foro

Unprecedented Enterprise Insight While the release of 2024 M1 introduces new software features like Vehicle Make and Model Recognition (VMMR) to our comprehensive solution ecosystem, it also expands the reach of BriefCam powered video insights with a new deployment architecture: BriefCam Nexus. BriefCam Nexus empowers multi-site, enterprise, and federal organizations to maximize cross-organizational visibility like […]


January 10, 2024 | Kara Arroyo

A Year in Review 2023 was an exciting year for BriefCam and the video analytics industry! Join us as we take a look back at our top 5 blogs and the topics that impacted you: 1. What is Smart City Surveillance? Explore the smart city concept and the integration of video analytics and AI in […]


January 4, 2024 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Visualize Business Intelligence from Multiple Sites To optimize efficiencies in operations, security, and planning, transportation organizations need actionable, quantifiable data about security incidents, demographics, and pedestrian and vehicle traffic. From rail and air to marine travel, the data serves purposes ranging from planning infrastructure, preparing for major events, refining marketing strategies, enhancing security, and scheduling […]


December 28, 2023 | Lizzi Goldmeier

AI-Based Analytics for Tackling Business Goals Enhancing visitor satisfaction, increasing revenue, improving efficiencies, and reducing costs are key to driving hotel group success. One way to achieve those goals? Leveraging video surveillance with deep learning and artificial intelligence to deliver business insights and trends. Doing so can help ensure safety, prevent crowding, understand customer and […]


December 21, 2023 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Increasing Effectiveness with Video Analysis Increasingly, municipalities and corporations alike are getting more value out of their new and existing video surveillance (CCTV) systems by implementing AI-powered video analytics software. These solutions detect, classify, and identify objects (people, vehicles, animals, etc.), and then index them, thereby transforming video footage into impactful data that is searchable, […]


December 15, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

Improving Bank Customer Service and Sales Much like retail enterprises, banking is a competitive industry in which customer service is of paramount importance. Therefore, while banking professionals are concerned with the physical security of their employees, buildings, and monetary assets, they also prioritize the success of every branch of their multi-site organizations.  One of the […]


December 8, 2023 | Keir Hoppe

Technology Acquisition that Meets Your Needs With today’s economic and competitive pressures, now more than ever, IT and procurement teams are tasked to drive more across their organizations – from more productivity to more cost savings (but never more budget ). These key stakeholders need to find solutions for expansive and complex business needs in […]


November 29, 2023 | Kara Arroyo

Intelligent Video Analysis. Creative Campus Applications. Safety on campuses is a top priority for universities and colleges. While video surveillance is a security tool kit staple, many campuses also leverage intelligent video analytics to maximize cross-campus safety by enhancing existing investments in video surveillance. One major university in the southeast United States is using the […]


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 […]



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