The must-have list of security camera and monitoring apps for CCTV and IP security cameras. These iOS and Android apps allow the user to control the pan, tilt and zoom (PTZ) through “pinch to zoom,” take snapshots and send via MMS and email, play back video recordings, two-way audio, view live video from multiple cameras, store multiple DVR connections in an address book, instant notification of alarm events, and HTTPS support for secure connectivity are among just a few features. Some allow the user to monitor hundreds of network cameras of different brands. Many common IP cameras such as Axis, Sony, Toshiba, Vivotek, and Panasonic.
A new product capability from BriefCam allows video analytics to determine if people are following physical distancing and face mask procedure. The new capabilities will help to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support the safe and responsible re-opening across the globe, according to the company. New features available in v5.6.1 include: Proximity Identification: For effective contact tracing […]
Hanwha Techwin cameras have been selected for use at home décor retailer Kirkland’s. With more than 400 locations in 37 states, Kirkland’s is a go-to spot for a broad selection of distinctive merchandise: art, mirrors, candles, lamps, frames, accent rugs, furniture and more. When the retailer evaluated its security solutions, senior management determined they needed […]
Bosch Building Technologies announces a new version of its video fire detection system AVIOTEC IP Starlight 8000, which now enables early detection of incidents even in low light. Both flames and smoke are reliably detected down to an ambient lighting level of 2 lux, according to the company. For this purpose, Bosch says it has […]
Bosch has announced an upcoming new product called INTEOX, a platform the company calls “the first fully open camera platform. To take full advantage of the opportunities available by leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT), the Bosch announcement states the security industry must embrace change. The company says it is demonstrating the vast potential of the […]
March Networks, a provider of video security and video-based business intelligence solutions, introduce its ME6 Series IP cameras, a new 6MP camera line powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Incorporating system-on-chip (SoC) technology from California-based company Ambarella, the ME6 Series is said to use deep neural network processing power to accurately distinguish between people and vehicles. […]
Choosing a campus security camera system is filled with questions. We relied on our sister site, Campus Safety, to provide some key answers. Question 1: How does the security camera perform in low-light conditions? Campus security camera systems should always be active. Getting accurate and useful images at night has previously been a challenge for cameras, but technology […]
Louisiana State University (LSU) officials have denied a student’s claim that a detective told her that the school security cameras were faulty, thereby inhibiting the investigation into her stalker. Our sister site Campus Safety summarizes the Baton Rouge school’s student newspaper, The Reveille: LSU student Sidney Slater filed a restraining order against another student she met in […]
Office security cameras are a seriously-valuable tool, and there’s nothing funny about protecting your organization’s assets. But when our friends at Security Sales & Integration – the top security industry publication – published their list of “dumb criminals caught on camera,” we couldn’t help but let out a chuckle. Sometimes, you need to add levity to […]
The American Civil Liberties Union points to cases where the U.S. government is using facial recognition technology to collect data about people without their knowledge.