In today’s news round-up, Larry Anderson focuses on analytics as he takes a look at real-world scenarios that have taken advantage of the latest video analytics systems. Whether it’d be monitoring pedestrian exit lanes at airports or providing business intelligence on the average speed of vehicles, there are many ways that video analytics can be used beyond security needs. In another article, Larry also touches on how high-quality images can maximise the success of any video analytics installation.

Following Canon’s bid to buy Axis, Fredrik Nilsson reiterates Axis’s commitment to open systems in our latest Security Beat article. In his latest article on the role of veteransĀ in security, Randy Southerland explores the benefits of hiring veterans as uniformed guards and management personnel. Finally, at the upcoming Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe, taking place 4th and 5th March 2015, Ivo Opstelten, Minister for Security and Justice of The Netherlands will be delivering the opening keynote presentation and touching on Europe’s changing position on security and the protection of its assets following the recent events in Copenhagen, Paris and Brussels. Read more security news…

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