Most Australians are now equipped with smartphones, with almost 17 million of the devices currently in use throughout the country—all of which are capable of streaming and recording video which can be used for CCTV purposes.
The use of CCTV has exploded over the last few years and technology has been evolving at quite a pace, with the video surveillance market set to reach USD 75.64 Billion by 2022. We are seeing an increasing number of security solutions now integrating deep learning analytics, facial recognition, multi-sensor and multi-directional motion detection, as well as innovative and alternative uses of the technology.
A Guide To Situational Awareness, Personal Risk Management, Resilience and Security by Dr Gav Schneider.
While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute.
The rise in terrorist and criminal activities around the world has caused the demand for high definition security cameras to grow by the day. High clarity surveillance videos are not only important for legal evidence in post-incident investigations, with the aid of intelligent video analytics technology, they are also effective tools for crime prediction.
There is little doubt that security technology is evolving rapidly. One area that seems to be experiencing significant change is that of access control. The introduction of newer and more effective biometrics, mobile access and data analytics has seen a myriad of interesting products emerge.
Amazon, the world’s leading online retailer company, recently announced the arrival of their latest smart product, the ‘Amazon Key’. The Amazon Key is a security camera paired with a smart lock system that enables customers to unlock their homes remotely for couriers to deliver goods inside.
Traditionally, security assessments in factories have been focused on the inside of the premises and not to the more exposed perimeter of the actual factory or plant, including the perimeter wall of the structure and the fence line.
Latest release of video technology taps Internet of Things, building connectivity and open standards to improve operator efficiency, drive deeper insights and speed response times
The 22nd annual Australian Security Industry Awards for Excellence – an ASIAL initiative, and the 3rd annual Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), again shared a prestigious Awards Ceremony & Dinner in front of a sell-out crowd at Crown Melbourne on 19 October.