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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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January 31, 2017 | Rachel Neiman

I recently read an analysis from IHS indicating that the demise of server-based analytics is imminent. The analysis leaves one with an inevitable sense that all analytics will be done at the edge. They provide additional analysis that “pure server only based analytics was estimated to have shrunk by $39.4 million in one year… However,…

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January 17, 2017 | Rachel Neiman

I recently read an article mentioning the fact that if the human eye were a digital camera it would be equal to a 576 Megapixel camera at a 120 degree field of view. The comparison is simplistic, but it does highlight the fact that while the human eye is the best way to see what…

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January 10, 2017 | Rachel Neiman

According to idioms.in, to make a long story short means abbreviating a long explanation into a short one; to get to the point; to give only the basic facts instead of a full explanation; to give a short version or only the conclusion of a long story; to leave out details of a long-winded narration….

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January 3, 2017 | Rachel Neiman

Hi, my name is Jeremy Krinitt. As VP of Enterprise Business Development at BriefCam®, I’m focused on driving growth for the BriefCam solution, with both our existing users and channels, as well as in new environments where our solution can provide value. I enjoy working with our customers and partners to ensure they are successful…

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December 20, 2016 | Rachel Neiman

A Smart Home Report produced by iControl notes that “90% of consumers say security is one of the top reasons to purchase a smart home system”, and that 65% of consumers consider home monitoring cameras to be the most desired smart home device. IHS predicted that 2016 world market growth for video surveillance equipment would…

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December 13, 2016 | Rachel Neiman

Hi, my name is Greg Baldauf. I joined BriefCam in early 2015 as VP Strategic Alliances, to bring the disruptive power and value of the VIDEO SYNOPSIS® innovation to the connected home and SMB markets. When my peers tell me I’m a thought leader and change agent, I take it as the best compliment. Personally,…

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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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