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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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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


November 11, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Marketing and advertising professionals are responsible for driving sales revenue and enhancing visitor satisfaction. To improve the customer experience and drive more sales, retailers often strive to have more visibility into customer behaviors. In order to do that, they need accurate customer demographic insights and data-driven strategies to optimize the visitor experience. Video analytics platforms […]


November 1, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Long travel queues and wait times can be frustrating for even the most seasoned travelers. Whether embarking on a trip of a lifetime, or a routine business trip, travelers are increasingly expecting a streamlined experience. But what can Airport Property Managers do to make their experience an optimal one? Video analytics and intelligence is the […]


October 11, 2021 | Stephanie Weagle

It could be argued that data centers are the most important building or area of a business’ facility. They hold all of a company’s proprietary information, intellectual property, customer data, financial records, and more. Therefore, great care and focus should be placed upon data centers. Protecting data centers while ensuring they are performing at their […]


September 30, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Improve Traffic Flows, Transit, and Public Safety Urban planners are in the business of designing and building public spaces, public infrastructure that make cities more livable, safe, and attractive for residents, tourists, and businesses. To Drive tourism, residential and economic growth, urban planners aim to create cities with safe streets and walkways, great transportation systems, […]


August 19, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

The Key to Happy Travelers in an Airport: Data Intelligence A successful airport not only moves aircraft, cargo, and people efficiently, but also ensures a positive, comfortable experience for air travelers, and a profitable investment for the tenant businesses located in the airport terminals. Air travelers want less traffic and crowding; fewer, shorter lines and […]


July 29, 2021 | Marc Sanders

Leveraging Intelligent Video Surveillance for Better Beach Management Beaches are important attractions at travel resorts and destinations, especially in warm climates, where they often attract thousands of tourists and guests each day for swimming, sunbathing, dining, and more. To keep visitors coming back for repeat visits, it is essential to make sure that the beach […]


July 19, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

AI Enhancements to Existing Technologies for Driving Efficiency & Safety Artificial intelligence has improved efficiencies and optimized processes for a broad array of industries and professions, including physical security. Physical security teams have relied on video surveillance for years to monitor and record activity, and they have used automated sensors to measure keypad entrances and […]


July 13, 2021 | Marc Sanders

Preparing for Reopening of Large-Scale Meetings and Events In the very earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, before anyone was aware that the highly contagious and deadly virus had arrived in the US, a biotech company called Biogen held an ordinary company business meeting at Boston’s Marriott Long Wharf Hotel. Virtually […]


June 28, 2021 | Grant Jensen

Customer Analytic Data is Key to Optimizing Bank Branches Banks invest significantly in building and maintaining physical branches. To ensure that those branches are most effective at retaining current customers and acquiring new ones, they need to understand how customers and prospective customers use the branch, and how employees engage branch visitors. It is important […]


June 20, 2021 | Seva Liokumovich

About Video Content Analytics Countless businesses have video surveillance systems that record everyday interactions. In many cases, that infrastructure was installed primarily for security purposes, but by complementing existing investments with video analytics software, organizations are also leveraging their video content for business intelligence for a variety of use cases from traffic, demographics, navigational pathways, […]


June 7, 2021 | Lizzi Goldmeier

Going a step above legacy surveillance methods Smart Cities use a variety of sensors to monitor activities and collect data in public spaces across a city, with the aim of being more effective and efficient in their management of traffic, waste, water resources, energy, and law enforcement. Those sensors usually include video surveillance resources that […]



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