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The many sides of video monitoring

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 9:23 Be the first to comment

Amidst market confusion, purveyors seek to differentiate self monitoring, video verification, professional video monitoring By Matt Wickenheiser A few months ago, G4S began referring to its video monitoring service as “remote guarding.” It may not seem like a big change, but in fact it represents an effort several companies in this space are making to [...]

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As video monitoring makes strides, is a video-specific standard needed?

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 11:25 Be the first to comment

YARMOUTH, Maine—In an IP world, where advances in technology lead to more frequent improvements in the cloud and better hosted services, it’s getting easier for dealers to differentiate and make more RMR through offering video surveillance and monitoring. As video becomes less of a rare specialty or self-contained CCTV system and more of a de rigueur, a la carte offering, is there any push for a category for standards listing? Is there a real need for such a category, or will IP-based video monitoring remain an unregulated niche of a few high-tech, specialized, video-monitoring firms?

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The mainstreaming of video monitoring

Monday, October 19, 2009 13:24 Be the first to comment

Advances in analytics, infrastructure, have people jumping on board By L. Samuel Pfeifle How well accepted is intelligent video-based monitoring becoming? Despite persistant industry doubt, Chubb Insurance has been equating intelligent video with an in-person guard since 2006. Visentry has been using video analytics to monitor customers like car dealerships since 2004. Stanley Convergent Security [...]

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