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Soon Security Cameras Will Be Predicting Your Next Move

As if the prospect of being watched by security cameras wasn’t unsettling enough, they may not only be watching you. Computerized surveillance software currently under development will also let them predict what you’re about to do.   The project, funded by the U.S. government and being worked on by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, ultimately aims […]

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Access Control: Bridging the Gap between Legacy and New Technologies

Despite the exciting trends and industry buzz surrounding mobile technologies, wireless locks and hosted access control, more long-standing and less sensational trends such as encryption and multi-technology readers are taking center stage in the access control market. The global multi-technology reader market was worth an estimated $33 million in 2012, up from $30 million in […]

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CCTV Tipping Point Still Coming in 2014: Network Video Surveillance Gear Sales to Surpass Analog Next Year

The CCTV and video surveillance market continues to be headed to a “tipping point” in 2014, with revenue for network video overtaking analog for the first time ever next year, according to a new report entitled “The World Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment” from IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). […]

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Home Security Systems: Technology That Keeps Your Family Safe

Home security systems range from a simple setup with a few cameras to a full, sophisticated setup with motion sensors for doors and windows, multiple camera configurations, smoke, fire and water detection alerts, and smartphone-enabled controls allowing home owners to turn the system on and off from miles away or even watch live video feeds. […]

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Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF)

The Open Network Video Interface Forum, or more commonly known as ONVIF, is an industry forum that aims to develop an open standard for the interoperability of IP-based security products; allowing IP-based products within the video surveillance industry to communicate with each other seamlessly. ONVIF was set up to drive product interoperability and standardisation of […]