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Hikvision launched newly updated HikCentral Professional 2.0 security software (“HCP 2.0”), which blends feeds from multiple systems onto a single platform. HCP 2.0 can be configured to link video security devices, alarm and access control systems, and more, including third-party systems through the OpenAPI – for easy centralized management of a variety of security and business applications. Frank Zhang, President of Hikvision’s International Product and Solution Center, said, “This is an important release for us, and a significant leap forward in our security management software offerings. HikCentral Professional 2.0 will help our customers manage a variety of activities seamlessly on one platform. We’re excited to see the value it delivers.” Nine key applications for numerous business needs HikCentral Professional 2.0 integrates multiple business and security systems with nine key applications, making it valuable to a wide variety of common security and business scenarios seen in buildings, factories, stores, apartments, and the like. Among them, video cameras and security alarms are integrated into the platform to deliver fluid live viewing and timely alarm notifications. Furthermore, access control can be included to assign a variety of access permissions using multiple methods including facial recognition, ID cards, fingerprints, QR codes, and more. HCP 2.0 also allows various personnel such as HR managers to set flexible attendance rules, including schedules for shift work, while delivering full reporting facilities. Additionally, site managers can also employ vehicle management and visitor management applications to streamline entrance management as well as on-site parking. Users can further rely on HCP 2.0 with intelligent analysis and reporting – an application that collects data and transforms it into easy-to-understand reports and dashboards. This includes flow status, people density and more. For systems management teams, HCP 2.0’s system maintenance application visualizes alarm and device notifications, as well as the full network and device topology for rapid, targeted action in unusual events. Last but not least, HCP 2.0 lets users deploy digital signage systems to display advertisements and announcements. The software comes with eight pre-installed templates for users to present content optimally. This can be crowd numbers and temperature status in a supermarket scenario, for example. Creating truly unified systems with enhanced security and greater operational efficiency With HCP 2.0, users will flexibly unite applications and build a tailored system to match their security and business needs. The unified approach not only creates greater situational awareness of their security environment, it also reduces real day-to-day management resources previously required by disparate systems. For example, users can integrate visitor management with vehicle management to enhance daily operational efficiency for building facilities. Facility managers can register visitor information into the HCP 2.0 system, and – by linking to an ANPR system – can set visitors to be automatically permitted into on-site parking. Similarly, the system can also pre-authorize visitor access to specific areas of an organization’s premises. Personalized user experience HikCentral Professional 2.0 can be tailored to deliver specific information to assigned users. The system comes with three pre-configured roles: “system installation and management,” “security control and management,” and “attendance management.” In this way, HR staff can customize their feed to show employee attendance status, for example, while management staff can monitor security of the facilities. There is also one custom role, which can be tailored to specific needs. Perhaps most importantly, HikCentral Professional 2.0 features an improved user interface. Users can customize the control panel to suit their viewing preferences, simply dragging and dropping key video and device feeds into the dashboard, adjusting where they sit and how they look. Dynamic and intuitive user interface HCP 2.0 also incorporates multiple visualized dashboards that display key security and business insights generated from various applications, facilitating decision-making processes with more accuracy and efficiency. What’s more, users apply 3D E-maps that vividly demonstrate device monitoring statuses in different locations, and manage instant alerts interactively by clicking and watching associated live videos and other integrated system information. Easy setup and maintenance HikCentral Professional 2.0 is easy to deploy and quick to set up for a multitude of projects with single applications. Customers with minimum system requirement of Intel i3-CPU and 8 GB RAM can get up and running with a one-click installation procedure that makes HCP 2.0 setup a breeze. Operations guidance wizards are conspicuously displayed to support users in configuring key applications. In addition, the visualized health monitoring dashboards enable more focused and efficient IT maintenance.
With its own device certificate issuing system, Root CA, the Wisenet 7 camera lineup offers the highest levels of cybersecurity possible. Secure by Default, Hanwha Techwin’s cybersecurity policy, embeds unique certificates into all products during each step of the development and manufacturing process. This results in a cybersecurity policy that satisfies stringent UL CAP standards as well as our own requirements for product reliability and design innovation.Add to Compare
System Overview Lite Series is suitable for users who requires high quality monitoring products at areasonable price. It is cost effective and offers high performance, which makes it an ideal choice for residential and small-medium business applications. This series offers an option of a wide range of technologies such as Full-color and Starlight, providing various solutions for different scenarios. Functions StarlightWith the adoption of large sized high performance sensor and large aperture lens, the camera is able to provide incomparable performance even under extreme lowlight environment. The starlight feature allows more details to be captured and accurate color to be recognized at night or in scenes with limited illumination. Broadcast-quality AudioAudio information is used as supplementary evidence in video surveillance applications. The HDCVI camera supports audio signal transmission over coaxial cable. In addition, it adopts unique audio processing and transmission technology that best restores source audio and eliminates noise, guaranteeing the quality and effectiveness of collected audio information.* Audio input is available for some models of HDCVI cameras. Wide Dynamic RangeWith advanced Wide Dynamic Range (WDR) technology, Dahua HDCVI camera provides clear details in the environment of strong brightness contrast. The bright and dark area can get clear video even in high brightness environment or with backlight shadow. Super AdaptEmbedded with intelligent algorithm, for changing external environment, camera can automatically adjust parameters to present the optimal image, and it solves the trouble of configuration. Advanced 3D NR3D NR is noise reduction technology that detects and eliminates random noises by comparing two sequential frames. Dahua's advanced 3D NR technology allows remarkable noise reduction with little impact to sharpness, especially under limited lighting condition. Besides, the advanced 3D NR effectively decreases the band width and saves the storage space. Smart IlluminationThe camera is designed with IR illumination for best lowlight performance. Smart IR is a technology to ensure brightness uniformity in B/W image under low illumination. Dahua's unique Smart IR adjusts to the intensity of camera's infrared LEDs to compensate for the distance of an object, and prevents IR LEDs from overexposing images as the object comes closer to the camera. Protection (IP67, IK10,wide voltage)IP67: The camera passes a series of strict test on dust and soak. It has dust-proof function, and the enclosure can works normal after soaking in 1 m deep water for 30 mins.IK10: The enclosure can stand the punch more than 5 times from a 5 kg hammer falling from a height of 40 cm (Impact energy is 20J).Wide voltage: The camera allows ±30% (for some power supplies) input voltage tolerance (wide voltage range), and it is widely applied to outdoor environment with instable voltage.
Hikvision, an IoT solution provider with video as its core competency, announced the launch of HeatPro, a new thermal series of cameras designed to provide affordable all-weather deterrent and alerts. It is especially useful in perimeter protection and fire prevention applications. The HeatPro Series Cameras feature deep-learning thermal video analytics for perimeter protection, and object temperature measurement and fire detection with real-time alarms. Features like accurate human/vehicle classification, visual and auditory alarms for perimeter protection, and speedy temperature exception alarms for fire prevention make them ideal for SMB (small and midsize business) applications. Perimeter defense with AIWhen securing a perimeter, higher accuracy and a low false alarm rate can help reduce operation costs. The HeatPro Series achieves this by developing powerful video analytics based on Deep Learning algorithms, radically reducing false alarms. The cameras focus on short-range perimeter protection (0-50meters), where they deliver target detection and classification. The use of AI means that the cameras can distinguish between a person and a vehicle. This comes in especially useful when the two targets are close together. Traditionally, they can only be recognized as one ‘target’, but intelligent algorithms mean that they can be detected separately, increasing accuracy. Thermal cameras are also able to easily locate potential threats in zero visibility conditions, where a conventional camera could not. They do this by detecting the latent radiation emissivity of an object, so not relying on visible light. This means they can operate in all-weather conditions and the darkest night. They also don’t emit light, which means their presence is not obvious, making them useful in scenarios where they need to be hidden. The HeatPro Series is also designed to be efficiently and quickly installed, with a simple, three-step deployment, bringing setup time down to 30 seconds. Traditionally thermal cameras require specialist engineers to configure and double check, takes both extra time and energy. HeatPro cameras have been designed with installation time and effort in mind – they are simpler to install and so installers can spend more time correctly configuring for optimum operations, and the lowest false alarm rate possible. Temperature measurement for fire preventionThe HeatPro Series is also equipped with the ability to measure temperature. This process is very useful in a scenario where overheating could lead to fires. The camera can provide non-contact temperature measurement for fast and visible detection. This means that action can be taken earlier, potentially preventing a fire from the very beginning. The camera can trigger a fire alarm faster than a smoke sensor. The temperature measurement function can also be used to help check any potential overheating issue and troubleshoot problems. The series contains a number of different models and options, with bullet and turret forms, and Bi-spectrum or single lenses. The cameras can be built into a number of solutions, for instance seamlessly working with NVRs, AX PRO alarm systems, and even Hik-Connect for real-time mobile alerts by phone. They can be used in various scenarios – not least: residential buildings, offices, construction sites, car parks, retail outlets and warehouses. “Dedicated to bringing professional protection solutions to the mass market, these cameras provide perimeter protection with unparalleled accuracy, and fire detection with superlative sensitivity”, says Stefan Li, Director of Thermal Products at Hikvision. “Hikvision HeatPro Series provides professional protection made simple.”
NDAA compliant and it exceeds international standards for drift, stability, accuracy and uniformity and meets FDA COVID-19 Enforcement Policy criteria Accurate to ±0.2°C / 0.4°F Dual Image Sensor with thermal detector Up to 5MP resolution 2592 × 1944 with visible camera, 384 x 288 resolution with thermal camera True day / night Built in IR & white light illuminator
Allows to monitor and view live and recorded video from multiple exacqVision systems simultaneously using mobile device Simple PTZ & Digital PTZ control Activate alarms and triggers Works with low & high bandwith networks Intuitive search Playback recording View video as close as desired with the interactive pinch-to-zoom functionality
Superior low light performance to see important details Face detection enhancement to automatically increase video quality around detected faces Blur detection to alert users when camera focus or cleaning is necessary Quick and easy installation and configuration One-touch focus and motorized zoom Multiple motorized lens options Expanded browser support – IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Windows, Mac, LinuxAdd to Compare
Lite Series is suitable for users who requires high quality monitoring products at a reasonable price. It is cost effective and offers high performance, which makes it an ideal choice for residential and small-medium business applications. This series offers an option of a wide range of technologies such as Full-color and Starlight, providing various solutions for different scenarios.
Hikvision, an IoT solution provider with video as its core competency, announced its latest traffic product offering - the All-Rounder ITS camera - designed to improve road safety and optimize traffic flow. As the name implies, the camera encompasses different skills and abilities, boasting speed detection, traffic violation detection, automated plate recognition, and vehicle attribute analysis in one housing. “Hikvision is always pushing the boundaries of video technologies. Beyond the visual range that is perceived by video cameras, the abilities to understand other kinds of “senses” would allow even more precise monitoring and reporting of events or accidents,” says Frank Zhang, President of International Product and Solution Center at Hikvision. “This is multi-dimensional perception, a trend that we think will affect the security industry in the future.” Optimising traffic flowThe new ITS camera is designed and developed with this multi-dimensional concept in mind. It is Hikvision’s first camera to integrate three otherwise separate modules in one unit with no compromise on performance, making the camera neat and flexible to be deployed for demanding environments, all in an easy and cost-effective manner. The product provides an HD camera, speed radar, and light array inside one housing. Specifically, it works with a multi-tracking radar that continuously monitors up to two or three traffic lanes - depending on the camera model, and identifies the speed and position of objects in the monitored area at a speed of up to 300 km/h. If a vehicle violates the speed limit, the embedded radar triggers the connected camera and a picture is taken of the vehicle and its license plate. Conventional ANPR systemsIn the event of infringements of traffic rules such as wrong-way driving, improper lane usage, or even failure to use a seat belt, the camera will capture images of the corresponding vehicle, recognize its license plate and relevant information including vehicle type, color, brand, and direction of movement, which can be addressed to the authorities in real-time or stored on board. Incident detection helps to improve overall driving standards, which ultimately reduces the number of accidents, improves road safety and further evens traffic flow. Employed with Deep Learning algorithms, the camera is able to recognize a much higher number of license plates and with higher efficiency than conventional ANPR systems. Its GMOS sensor further ensures brighter and smoother images to be reproduced in challenging lighting conditions, especially in low-light environments. The camera’s embedded supplemental light features a 16-bead light array, offering an IR range of up to 40 metres at night. Seamless onsite configurationAs all of these functionalities are integrated, the single product itself outperforms conventional ITS products with space-saving and less cabling for easier installation. It supports flexible pole- or side-mounting, which makes onsite configuration effortless. The Hikvision All-Rounder ITS camera is ideal for various scenes such as urban roads, highways, tunnels and toll stations.
Industrial level ADS LCD panel, suitable for continuous 24/7 operation Ultra-narrow 3.5mm bezel-to bezel design(2.3mm bezel on the left and top sides and 1.2mm bezel on the right and bottom sides) High contrast ratio and high screen resolution greatly enhance the video layering, and present the details of the video High fidelity digital processing, brilliant and vivid video Built-in 3D COMB filter and 3D noise reduction Wide array of connectivity options HDMI, DVI, VGA, DP(daisy chain), RS232, OPS, Audio Built-in picture splicing function Infrared, RS232 dual mode, supporting remote PC control Professional thermal design to extend equipment lifespan Built-in power, low energy consumption, ultra-quiet Fast stack installation, professional project design, supporting arc-shaped mounting Widely used in surveillance center, dispatching platform, safe city, commercial display, etc.
AxxonNet is video management software that enables communications service providers and system integrators to build cloud-based video surveillance solutions (VSaaS) that harness the power of AxxonSoft's neural network analytics and intelligent search for recorded video. Features: AI Facial and License Plate RecognitionIdentify and track persons or vehicles of interest across multiple cameras. Intelligent Search Across Recorded VideosQuick search by multiple criteria: motion in area(s), crossing of a line, object color or size, etc. AI Fire and Smoke RecognitionEarly detection of fire hotspots in areas where other types of sensors are ineffective. Integration with Third-Party SystemsAccess control systems, security control panels, cash registers, third-party software, and more. AI Behavior AnalyticsEarly recognition of threats based on specific human postures such as raised arms. Multi-Level User Rights ManagementAccess to all cameras via the interactive map in accordance with user rights. Retail AnalyticsVisitor counting, age and gender guesstimation, queue management and motion heatmapping. Comprehensive ReportsCustom reports from any client's facility based on detection tools, alarms and retail analytics.
Launched by Dahua Technology, Dahua WizMind is a full portfolio of solutions composed of project-oriented products including IPC, NVR, PTZ, XVR, Thermal and software platform which adopts industry-leading deep learning algorithms. Focusing on customer's requirements, WizMind provides precise, reliable and comprehensive AI solutions for verticals. Series Overview The Panoramic Network Camera + PTZ Camera can splice up to a 180° horizontal view to give you a wider view. Working with high-speed PTZ, the camera can display the details. With advanced video analysis algorithm, the camera supports linkage between panorama and details, and situation analysis. Functions Panoramic SplicingWith advanced splicing algorithm, Dahua Panoramic Splicing technology deletes overlapped area and splices multiple images to be a complete panorama. The field of view of the spliced image can be up to 180°, which largely improves surveillance efficiency and user experience. Generally, after splicing, the field of view of four-sensor camera can be 180°. Smart TrackingWith advanced algorithm, Dahua network camera can detect targets, track targets with speed dome, and view details. Crowd DensityWith deep learning algorithm, Dahua Crowd Density technology can detect the crowd density on the image, and display it on heat map; it can detect people quantity and density in selected area and set threshold. When the number or density is larger or smaller than the threshold, it triggers linkage. Vehicle DensityWith deep learning algorithm, Dahua Vehicle Density technology analyses the vehicle situation in the image, such as vehicle number in selected area. You can set threshold, and when the number is larger or smaller than the threshold, it triggers linkage. Perimeter ProtectionWith deep learning algorithm, Dahua Perimeter Protection technology can recognize human and vehicle accurately. In restricted area (such as pedestrian area and vehicle area), the false alarms of intelligent detection based on target type (such as tripwire and intrusion) are largely reduced. ROIDahua Regions Of Interest (ROI) technology allows you to select themonitoring area of interest to improve image effect in the selected area. AR Panorama Dahua AR panorama technology generates wide-field of view through panoramic merging and splicing. The software overlaps the cameras as tags in the image. Click the tag to display the corresponding cameravideo, which makes monitoring visual and convenient, and improves command efficiency. Cyber SecurityDahua network camera is equipped with a series of key security technologies, such as security authentication and authorization, access control, trusted protection, encrypted transmission, and encrypted storage, which improve its security defense and data protection, and prevent malicious programs from invading the device. With UL CAP Certification, TÜV Rheinland Protected Privacy IoT Product Certification, and ETSI EN 303645 Certification, Dahua network camera better meets the demands of cyber security and privacy protection.
High quality imaging with 2 MP(1920 × 1080 @30 fps) resolution Clear imaging against strong back light due to 120 dB true WDR technology The camera battery can work up to seven days in rainy or cloudy days if it is fully charged 40 W photovoltaic panel, 20 Ah chargeable lithium battery Support battery management, battery display, battery high-low temperature protection, charge-discharge protection, low-battery sleep protection and remote wakeup LTE-TDD/LTE-FDD/WCDMA/GSM 4G wireless network transmission, support Micro SIM card Camera: Water and dust resistant (IP67)
Hikvision announced a brand-new addition to its DeepinView camera line: the Dedicated Subseries. This unprecedented new addition loads a batch of AI-powered deep learning algorithms into each unit, boasting stunning performance and cost-effective pricing. Enhanced AI capabilities Over the last few years, artificial intelligence (AI) has been applied in many ways in security markets. As technology advances, AI chipset performance has improved to enable massive computing power using various algorithms and contributing to multi-intelligence functionality and higher accuracy. The new Dedicated DeepinView Cameras are an example of these advances, incorporating several AI-powered deep learning algorithms in one unit. What’s more, these algorithms can be switched essentially putting 5 or 6 unique cameras in one housing. “Embedding switchable algorithms is a significant step for Hikvision to take in its AI product development. In a world of ever-changing technologies and functionalities, this approach creates great value for end users to try new technologies to ensure security, as well as to implement business intelligence and other applications,” says Frank Zhang, President of the International Product and Solution Center at Hikvision. “The benefits of our new offerings are numerous including reduced costs, improved efficiency, and speedy and effective incident response.” Switchable algorithms The Dedicated DeepinView cameras combine two product categories – the first is vehicle analysis where cameras combine automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) with vehicle attribute recognition. Attributes include the vehicle’s make, color, and direction of movement. Typical uses include installation at checkpoints of city streets and at entrances & exits of buildings or industrial parks. Models in the second category boast six switchable deep learning algorithms in one camera housing, including facial recognition, face counting, hard hat detection, perimeter protection, queue management, and multiple-target-type detection (detecting multiple targets and multiple types of targets at once). Accordingly, users can simply enable an algorithm manually for dedicated use, then later switch the algorithm as needed. Here is one example: hard hat detection. This algorithm can be used on construction sites to ensure safety and compliance. Specially-equipped DeepinView cameras can precisely distinguish a worker on the site wearing a hard hat from those without, and automatically deliver alerts when the hard hat violation is detected. Another example: in a retail setting, a face-counting function can be enabled to precisely count customers entering and leaving the store. Repeat customers and store staff can be automatically excluded in the process, helping store managers count new customers with precision. Flexibility among algorithms enables users to also switch among: Perimeter protection – to monitor outdoor areas needing security and deliver accurate alarms upon intrusions. Facial recognition – to grant authorized access to restricted areas in various organizations, such as school laboratories, archive rooms, and hospital pharmacies. Queue management – to better understand customer wait times, optimize staff levels, and enhance customer experience. HD clarity, day and night Equipped with Hikvision’s DarkFighter and LightFighter technologies, these cameras capture vivid and color images in extremely low-light environments or in scenes with strong backlighting where color and brightness balance is extremely difficult. Smooth Streaming mode further ensures a high-quality live feed. The Dedicated DeepinView Cameras are available in 2, 4, 8, and 12 MP resolutions for customers to choose from. More practical and deployable features Furthermore, metadata is supported to allow third-party platforms to receive data from Hikvision cameras for real-time video analysis or recorded into footage archives to enable rapid searching forensic evidence. Finally, these camera models also offer Vibration Detection for outdoor use, which detects and notifies users of vandalism. Find out more To find out more about the new Hikvision Dedicated DeepinView cameras, please visit https://www.hikvision.com/en/products/IP-Products/Network-Cameras/DeepinView-Series/
Hanwha’s PNM-9085RQZ multi-directional camera features motorized varifocal lenses for precise control of focal length, angle of view and zoom for each direction. Each sensor supports remote PTRZ (pan, tilt, rotate, zoom) control for efficient installation and easy adjustment. The 20MP (5MP x 4) PNM-9085RQZ features built-in IR illumination for each sensor. The PNM-9085RQZ allows users to quickly change the camera to 180/270/360 degree configuration as well as custom presets, merging an element of multi-imagers and PTZ presets.Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 2 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.1 lux, Outdoor, Digital (DSP), Pendant mount, 24 V DC, 24 V AC, PoE, 4.3 ~ 129 mm, 100, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 1/1 ~ 1/10,000 , PAL, NTSC, RJ-45, 100BASE-TX, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, LLDP, PTZ, 60 fps, 57 W, 226 x 313, 3900, -40 ~ +50 C (-40 ~ +122 F), 0 ~ 95, IK10Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 2 MP, HD, Megapixel, Static, 0 lux, Indoor, Digital (DSP), Wall, Ceiling mount, 12 V DC, 4mm, 355, H.264/ MJPEG, Auto Gain Control, 1/3 ~ 1/100,000s, Built-in IR LED, RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet, TCP/IP,ICMP,HTTP,HTTPS,FTP,DHCP,DNS,DDNS,RTP,RTSP,RTCP, PPPoE,NTP,UPnP,SMTP,SNMP,IGMP,802.1X,QoS,IPv6,Bonjour , 30 fps, SD card, 7 W, 111 x 82, 500, -30 ~ +60 C(-22 ~ +140 F), 0 ~ 95, IP66Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 2 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.02 lux, Indoor, Digital (DSP), Surface mount, 24 V AC, 3 ~ 9 mm, H.264, MPEG-4, JPEG, White Balance, 1/6 ~ 1/8000 s, NTSC/PAL, Built-in IR LED, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 30 ips, 6 W, 138 x 104, 530, -10 ~ +50Add to Compare
Part of Hikvision’s Value Plus family, the 4 MP outdoor dome camera with IR (DS-2CD2742FWD-IZS) offers high performance at a cost efficient price. This IP camera is packed with robust functionality such as 2688x1520 high resolution at 20 fps. With 120 dB of wide dynamic range and IR LED with a range of up to 100 feet, high quality images are easy to achieve in challenging lighting environments, both day and night. With a motorized zoom lens of 2.8 mm to 12 mm range, viewing angles are easily adjusted. Also included is Hikvision’s Basic Smart Suite of video content analysis: the camera supports line crossing and intrusion detection zones, boosting the convenience and efficiency of video surveillance. The DS-2CD2742FWD-IZS camera also includes Hikvision’s specialized H.264+ compression technology, which reduces bitrate and file sizes for significant bandwidth and storage savings.Add to Compare
1/2 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 6 MP, HD, Megapixel, Static, 0.13 lux, Indoor/Outdoor, Digital (DSP), Surface, Pendant mount, 12 V DC, PoE, 1.45 mm, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 1/7 ~ 1/8000s, Built-in IR LED, 100BASE-TX, RJ-45, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 30 fps / 15 fps, Inclusive SD Card, 25.5 W , 160 x 51, 826, -40 ~ +55 C (-40 ~ +131 F) , 0 ~ 95, IP66, IK10Add to Compare
1/4 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 8 MP, HD, Megapixel, 0.6 lux, In-ceiling mount, 12 ~ 24 V DC, 24 V AC, PoE, JPEG2000, Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 2 to 1/30000 sec, Built-in IR LED, 100BASE-TX, RJ-45, UDP, TCP, SOAP, DHCP, Zeroconf, 9 W, 150 x 120, 910, -10 ~ +50 C (14 ~ 122 F), 20 ~ 80, IP66Add to Compare
1/2 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 1920 x 1080, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.04 lux, 0.05 ~ 450 o/ sec pan speed, Indoor/Outdoor, 0.05 ~ 360 o/ sec tilt speed, Pendant mount, 12 V DC / 24 V AC / PoE, 4.7 ~ 94, 360 pan, 186 tilt, 100, H.264, Motion JPEG, White Balance, 1/6 ~ 1/8000, NTSC, PAL, NTSC, PAL, x20, External I/O, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, 30, 25 W, 226 x 300, 3,900, -30 ~ 50, 20 ~ 80, IP66Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 1 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0 lux, Indoor, Digital (DSP), Surface mount, 12 V DC, 3 ~ 9 mm, H.264/ MJPEG, 1/6 ~ 1/8000 sec, PAL, NTSC, Built-in IR LED, NTSC/PAL, A/V mini-jack (3.5 mm), IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 6W, 138 x 104, 530, -10 ~ +50Add to Compare
1/2 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 12 MP, HD, Megapixel, Static, 0.49 lux, Indoor/Outdoor, Digital (DSP), 12 V DC, PoE, 1.45 mm, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 1/7 ~ 1/8000s, Built-in IR LED, 100BASE-TX, RJ-45, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 20 fps / 10 fps, Inclusive SD Card, 25.5 W, 160 x 51, 826, -40 ~ +55 C (-40 ~ +131 F), 0 ~ 95, IK10Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 8192 x 1536, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.23 lux, Outdoor, Digital (DSP), Surface mount, 12 V DC, 24 V AC, PoE, 2.8 ~ 8 mm, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 1/6 ~ 1/8000s, 100BASE-TX, RJ-45, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 15 fps, 26 W, 213 x 159, 3300, -40 ~ +50 C (-40 ~ +122 F), 0 ~ 95, IP66, IK10Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 6144 x 1536, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.23 lux, Outdoor, Digital (DSP), Pendant mount, 12 V DC, 24 V AC, PoE, 2.8 ~ 8 mm, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 1/6 ~ 1/8000s, Built-in IR LED, 100BASE-TX, RJ-45, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 20 fps, 26 W, 226 x 300, 3900, -40 ~ +50 C (-40 ~ +122 F), 0 ~ 95, IK10Add to Compare
3 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, Digital (DSP), 12 V DC, PoE, 4 mm, H.264 / MJPEG, Back Light Compensation, Auto Gain Control, 1/25s ~ 1/100,000s, Built-in IR LED, 1 RJ45 10 M / 100 M Ethernet interface, TCP/IP,ICMP,HTTP,HTTPS,FTP,DHCP,DNS,DDNS,RTP,RTSP,RTCP, PPPoE,NTP,UPnP,SMTP,SNMP,IGMP,802.1X,QoS,IPv6,Bonjour, 30 fps, 7 W, 111 x 82, 500, -30 ~ +60 C(-22 ~ +140 F), 0 ~ 95, IP66, IK08Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 2 MP, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.02 lux, 0.1 ~ 160 o/ sec pan speed, Digital (DSP), 0.1 ~ 120 o/ sec tilt speed, 12 V DC, 4.7 ~ 94 mm, H.264 / MJPEG / MPEG4, Back Light Compensation, 30 fps, 25 W, -10 ~ +50 C (14 ~ 122 F), < 90Add to Compare
1/2 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 2MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0 lux, 0.1 ~ 160 o/ sec pan speed, Digital (DSP), 0.1 ~ 120 o/ sec tilt speed, 24 V AC/PoE, 4.5 ~ 162mm, 300, H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG, Back Light Compensation, Auto Gain Control, White Balance, 1 ~ 1/30,000s, > 55, NTSC/PAL, Built-in IR LED, 1.0Vp-p / 75Ohms, BNC, x36, 10Base-T/100Base-TX, RJ45, IPv4/IPv6, HTTP, HTTPS, 802.1X, QoS, FTP, SMTP, UPnP, SNMP, DNS, DDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, PPPoE, PTZ, 25fps, Micro SD/SDHC card, 60 W, 267 × 365, 8,000, -40 ~ +65 C (-40 ~ +149 F), < 90, IP66, IE 7+, Chrome 18 +, Firefox 5.0 +, Safari 5.02 +, support multi-languageAdd to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 1.3 MP, HD, Megapixel, Static, 0 lux, Indoor, Digital (DSP), Wall, Ceiling mount, 12 V DC, 4mm, 355, H.264/ MJPEG, Auto Gain Control, 1/3 ~ 1/100,000s, Built-in IR LED, RJ45 10M/100M Ethernet, TCP/IP,ICMP,HTTP,HTTPS,FTP,DHCP,DNS,DDNS,RTP,RTSP,RTCP, PPPoE,NTP,UPnP,SMTP,SNMP,IGMP,802.1X,QoS,IPv6,Bonjour , 30 fps, SD card, 7 W, 111 x 82, 500, -30 ~ +60 C(-22 ~ +140 F), 0 ~ 95, IP66Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 2 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.01 lux, Indoor/Outdoor, Digital (DSP), PoE, 3 ~ 9 mm, H.264 (MPEG-4 Part 10/AVC), Motion JPEG, Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 1/6 ~ 1/8000s, Built-in IR LED, 100BASE-TX, RJ-45, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 30 fps, Inclusive SD Card, 7 W, 153 x 153 x 166 , 770, -30 ~ +60 C (-22 ~ +140 F), 0 ~ 95, IP66, IK10Add to Compare
1/4 inch, Colour, 2 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.6 lux, Indoor/Outdoor, Digital (DSP), Surface mount, PoE, 2.8 mm, 86, JPEG , Back Light Compensation, White Balance, 2 ~ 1/30000 s, IPv4, HTTP, HTTPS, SOAP, DNS, NTP, RTSP, RTCP, RTP, TCP,UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, Zeroconf, ARP, 30 ips, 4 W, 37 x 51, 34 , -10 ~ +50, IP66Add to Compare
1/3 inch, True Day / Night, 1 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.01 lux, 0.1 ~ 160 o/ sec pan speed, Indoor, Digital (DSP), 0.1 ~ 120 o/ sec tilt speed, Ceiling mount, 24 V AC, 4.7 ~ 94mm, 360, 256, H.264/ MJPEG, Back Light Compensation, Auto Gain Control, White Balance, 1 ~ 1/10,000s, >52, PAL/NTSC, x20, 10Base -T, /100Base-TX, RJ45 Connector, IPv4/IPv6, HTTP, HTTPS, 802.1x, Qos, FTP, SMTP, UPnP, SNMP, DNS, DDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, TCP, UDP,IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, PPPoE, 30 fps, SD card, 12 W, 165 x 180, 2,000, -10 ~ +50 C (14 ~ 122 F), 0 ~ 90, IP66, IE 7+, Chrome 18 +, Firefox 5.0 +, Safari 5.02 +Add to Compare
1/3 inch, True Day / Night, 2MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.005 lux, 0.1 ~ 300 o/ sec pan speed, Outdoor, Digital (DSP), 0.1 ~ 240 o/ sec tilt speed, Wall, Pole, Corner, Power box mount, 24 V AC, 4.7 ~ 94mm, 360, 256, H.264/ JPEG/MPEG4, H.264 encoding with Baseline/Main/High profile, Back Light Compensation, Auto Gain Control, White Balance, 1 ~ 1/30,000s, >50, PAL/NTSC, x20, 10Base -T, /100Base-TX, RJ45 Connector, IPv4/IPv6, HTTP, HTTPS, 802.1x, Qos, FTP, SMTP, UPnP, SNMP, DNS, DDNS, NTP, RTSP, RTP, TCP, UDP, IGMP, ICMP, DHCP, PPPoE, 30 fps, SD Card, 40 W, 220 x 326, 5,000, -30 ~ +65 C(-22 ~ +149 F), 0 ~ 90, IP66, IK10, IE 7+, Chrome 18 +, Firefox 5.0 +, Safari 5.02 +, support multi-languageAdd to Compare
1.3 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, Digital (DSP), 12 V DC, PoE, 4 mm, H.264 / MJPEG, Back Light Compensation, Auto Gain Control, 1/25s ~ 1/100,000s, Built-in IR LED, 1 RJ45 10 M / 100 M Ethernet interface, TCP/IP,ICMP,HTTP,HTTPS,FTP,DHCP,DNS,DDNS,RTP,RTSP,RTCP, PPPoE,NTP,UPnP,SMTP,SNMP,IGMP,802.1X,QoS,IPv6,Bonjour, 30 fps, 7 W, 111 x 82, 500, -30 ~ +60 C(-22 ~ +140 F), 0 ~ 95, IP66, IK08Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 2 MP, Megapixel, 0 lux, Digital (DSP), 12 V DC, 4, H.264, MJPEG, Back Light Compensation, 1/3 ~ 1/100,100s, Built-in IR LED, 1 RJ45 10M / 100M Ethernet Port , TCP/IP, ICMP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, DHCP, DNS, DDNS, RTP, RTSP, RTCP, PPPoE, NTP, UPnP, SMTP, SNMP, IGMP, 802.1X, QoS, IPv6, Bonjour, 25 fps, Built-in Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, 5 W, 99 x 97 x 53, 600, -30 ~ +60 C (-22 ~ +140 F), 95, IP66Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, PTZ, 0 lux, Indoor, Digital (DSP), 12 V DC/PoE, 2.8 ~ 12mm, H.264/MPEG4/MJPEG, Auto Gain Control, Built-in IR LED, 20fps, Built-in Micro SD/SDHC/ SDXC slot, 11 W, -30 ~ +60 C (-22 ~ +140 F), < 95, IK10Add to Compare
1/3 inch, Colour / Monochrome, 5 MP, HD, Megapixel, PTZ, 0.6 lux, Indoor, Digital (DSP), Wall, In-ceiling mount, 12 V DC, 4.5 ~ 10 , H.264, MPEG4, MJPEG, Auto Gain Control, 1/25 ~ 1/100,000s, Built-in IR LED, 1 Vp-p composite output (75 ohms / RCA), 1 RJ45 10M / 100M ethernet port and 1 RS-485 interface, TCP/IP, HTTP, DHCP, DNS, DDNS, RTP, RTSP, PPPoE, SMTP, NTP, SNMP, HTTPS, FTP, 802.1x, Qos (SIP, SRTP, IPv6 optional), 30 fps / 25 fps, 5.5 ~ 10.5 W, 140 × 114, 1400, -10 ~ +60C (14 ~ 140 F), 90, IK10Add to Compare
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Display solutions play a key role in SOCs in providing the screens needed for individuals and teams to visualize and share the multiple data sources needed in an SOC today. Security Operation Center (SOC) Every SOC has multiple sources and inputs, both physical and virtual, all of which provide numerous data points to operators, in order to provide the highest levels of physical and cyber security, including surveillance camera feeds, access control and alarm systems for physical security, as well as dashboards and web apps for cyber security applications. Today’s advancements in technology and computing power not only have increasingly made security systems much more scalable, by adding hundreds, if not thousands, of more data points to an SOC, but the rate at which the data comes in has significantly increased as well. Accurate monitoring and surveillance This has made monitoring and surveillance much more accurate and effective, but also more challenging for operators, as they can’t realistically monitor the hundreds, even thousands of cameras, dashboards, calls, etc. in a reactive manner. Lacking situational awareness is often one of the primary factors in poor decision making In order for operators in SOC’s to be able to mitigate incidents in a less reactive way and take meaningful action, streamlined actionable data is needed. This is what will ensure operators in SOC truly have situational awareness. Situational awareness is a key foundation of effective decision making. In its simplest form, ‘It is knowing what is going on’. Lacking situational awareness is often one of the primary factors in poor decision making and in accidents attributed to human error. Achieving ‘true’ situational awareness Situational awareness isn’t just what has already happened, but what is likely to happen next and to achieve ‘true’ situational awareness, a combination of actionable data and the ability to deliver that information or data to the right people, at the right time. This is where visualization platforms (known as visual networking platforms) that provide both the situational real estate, as well as support for computer vision and AI, can help SOCs achieve true situational awareness Role of computer vision and AI technologies Proactive situational awareness is when the data coming into the SOC is analyzed in real time and then, brought forward to operators who are decision makers and key stakeholders in near real time for actionable visualization. Computer vision is a field of Artificial Intelligence that trains computers to interpret and understand digital images and videos. It is a way to automate tasks that the human visual system can also carry out, the automatic extraction, analysis and understanding of useful information from a single image or a sequence of images. There are numerous potential value adds that computer vision can provide to operation centers of different kinds. Here are some examples: Face Recognition: Face detection algorithms can be applied to filter and identify an individual. Biometric Systems: AI can be applied to biometric descriptions such as fingerprint, iris, and face matching. Surveillance: Computer vision supports IoT cameras used to monitor activities and movements of just about any kind that might be related to security and safety, whether that's on the job safety or physical security. Smart Cities: AI and computer vision can be used to improve mobility through quantitative, objective and automated management of resource use (car parks, roads, public squares, etc.) based on the analysis of CCTV data. Event Recognition: Improve the visualization and the decision-making process of human operators or existing video surveillance solutions, by integrating real-time video data analysis algorithms to understand the content of the filmed scene and to extract the relevant information from it. Monitoring: Responding to specific tasks in terms of continuous monitoring and surveillance in many different application frameworks: improved management of logistics in storage warehouses, counting of people during event gatherings, monitoring of subway stations, coastal areas, etc. Computer Vision applications When considering a Computer Vision application, it’s important to ensure that the rest of the infrastructure in the Operation Center, for example the solution that drives the displays and video walls, will connect and work well with the computer vision application. The best way to do this of course is to use a software-driven approach to displaying information and data, rather than a traditional AV hardware approach, which may present incompatibilities. Software-defined and open technology solutions Software-defined and open technology solutions provide a wider support for any type of application the SOC may need Software-defined and open technology solutions provide a wider support for any type of application the SOC may need, including computer vision. In the modern world, with everything going digital, all security services and applications have become networked, and as such, they belong to IT. AV applications and services have increasingly become an integral part of an organization’s IT infrastructure. Software-defined approach to AV IT teams responsible for data protection are more in favor of a software-defined approach to AV that allow virtualised, open technologies as opposed to traditional hardware-based solutions. Software’s flexibility allows for more efficient refreshment cycles, expansions and upgrades. The rise of AV-over-IP technologies have enabled IT teams in SOC’s to effectively integrate AV solutions into their existing stack, greatly reducing overhead costs, when it comes to technology investments, staff training, maintenance, and even physical infrastructure. AV-over-IP software platforms Moreover, with AV-over-IP, software-defined AV platforms, IT teams can more easily integrate AI and Computer Vision applications within the SOC, and have better control of the data coming in, while achieving true situational awareness. Situational awareness is all about actionable data delivered to the right people, at the right time, in order to address security incidents and challenges. Situational awareness is all about actionable data delivered to the right people Often, the people who need to know about security risks or breaches are not physically present in the operation centers, so having the data and information locked up within the four walls of the SOC does not provide true situational awareness. hyper-scalable visual platforms Instead there is a need to be able to deliver the video stream, the dashboard of the data and information to any screen anywhere, at any time — including desktops, tablets phones — for the right people to see, whether that is an executive in a different office or working from home, or security guards walking the halls or streets. New technologies are continuing to extend the reach and the benefits of security operation centers. However, interoperability plays a key role in bringing together AI, machine learning and computer vision technologies, in order to ensure data is turned into actionable data, which is delivered to the right people to provide ‘true’ situational awareness. Software-defined, AV-over-IP platforms are the perfect medium to facilitate this for any organizations with physical and cyber security needs.
Enclosures containing electronics, communications or cabling infrastructure offer a simple attack point for cyber breaches and an opportunity for a physical attack on the hardware. Yet, many of these assets are housed within enclosures that provide minimal security features to offer a deterrent to any would-be attacker. This has always just been a pet hate. Walking down the high street of a town anywhere in the United Kingdom, you can often see open street communication cabinets. You can actually look directly inside at the equipment. And if I was a bad guy, I could quite easily just put my foot into their enclosure and quite quickly take out their infrastructure. Charged service for enclosures This seems crazy when a US$ 2 magnetic contact on a door can quickly tell you whether your enclosure is open or shut, and can be vital in keeping your network alive. Moreover, the operators of these systems, whether it is telecoms or internet providers, are providing a charged service to their customers, so they should really be protecting their enclosures. Why has that security level not been so readily taken into the outside world, into the unprotected environment? More sobering, if you contrast this security approach to the approach taken in the data center world, an environment that already has multiple stringent security protocols in place, you get a very different picture. For instance, security devices can capture snapshots of anyone who opens a cabinet door in a data room, so it is recorded who has opened that door. While that is just one simple example, it begs the question. Why has that security level not been so readily taken into the outside world, into the unprotected environment? In my mind, a lot of it boils down simply to education. Network connection, easy point of cyber attacks Our preconceived idea about cyber security is some big corporation being knocked out or held to ransom by, again in our mind, someone sitting at a laptop, probably with their hood up over their head, typing away in the darkness, attacking us through the internet. But how the would-be criminal is going to come at us is just like in sport. They attack at the weakest point. Networks can be deployed in the outside world in many ways, such as cameras monitoring the highways. That means those locations will have a network connection. And that can be a point of attack in a non-secure outside world. Enclosures can be broken into by attackers Many people think, ‘That is okay because I’m going to take that ethernet device that my cameras are connected to and I’m going to put it inside an enclosure.’ However, what people do not realize is that the only thing that the enclosure is doing is protecting the ethernet device from Mother Nature. Because, without proper security, those enclosures can be broken into pretty easily. Many of them are just a single key that is not in any way coded to the device. Twofold cyber security People need to realize that cyber security is twofold. It can be carried out by hacking the network or physically breaking Therein lays the problem. People need to realize that cyber security is twofold. It can be carried out by hacking the network or physically breaking into the weakest physical point. And so, a simple boot through the open door of an enclosure can vandalise the devices inside and take down a small or large part of a network. And by definition, this meets the criteria for a cyber-attack. So, how do we go about tackling this problem? Well, security is a reaction marketplace. And for enclosures, there’s not, at present, a plethora of solutions out there for to counter these types of attacks. It can be challenging to find what you’re looking for through a quick Google search compared to searching for more traditional security protection measures. Deploying smart sensors and detectors But, under Vanderbilt and ComNet, we are currently taking our knowledge and experience from system installation and compiling it together. We’re bringing different products from different parts of our business to make a true solution. For instance, we have sensors for enclosures that detect anything from gas or smoke to open doors, detectors that will tell you if someone is trying to smash open your enclosure with a sledgehammer, or that someone is trying to lift your enclosure off of its mount. More importantly, as is not really a one-size-fits-all solution, we have developed a menu structure available that allows customers to pick and choose the ones that will best fit their own requirements.
While the application of facial recognition within both public and private spheres continues to draw criticism from those who see it as a threat to civil rights, this technology has become extremely commonplace in the lives of iPhone users. It is so prevalent, in fact, that by 2024 it is predicted that 90% of smartphones will use biometric facial recognition hardware. CCTV surveillance cameras Similarly, CCTV is a well-established security measure that many of us are familiar with, whether through spotting images displayed on screens in shops, hotels and offices, or noticing cameras on the side of buildings. It is therefore necessary we ask the question of why, when facial recognition is integrated with security surveillance technology, does it become such a source of contention? It is not uncommon for concerns to be voiced against innovation. History has taught us that it is human nature to fear the unknown, especially if it seems that it may change life as we know it. Yet technology is an ever-changing, progressive part of the 21st century and it is important we start to shift the narrative away from privacy threats, to the force for good that LFR (Live Facial Recognition) represents. Live Facial Recognition (LFR) We understand the arguments from those that fear the ethics of AI and the data collection within facial recognition Across recent weeks, we have seen pleas from UK organizations to allow better police access to facial recognition technology in order to fight crime. In the US, there are reports that LAPD is the latest police force to be properly regulating its use of facial recognition to aid criminal investigations, which is certainly a step in the right direction. While it is understandable that society fears technology that they do not yet understand, this lack of knowledge is exactly why the narrative needs to shift. We understand the arguments from those that fear the ethics of AI and the data collection within facial recognition, we respect these anxieties. However, it is time to level the playing field of the facial recognition debate and communicate the plethora of benefits it offers society. Facial recognition technology - A force for good Facial recognition technology has already reached such a level of maturity and sophistication that there are huge opportunities for it to be leveraged as a force for good in real-world scenarios. As well as making society safer and more secure, I would go as far to say that LFR is able to save lives. One usage that could have a dramatic effect on reducing stress in people with mental conditions is the ability for facial recognition to identify those with Alzheimer’s. If an older individual is seemingly confused, lost or distressed, cameras could alert local medical centers or police stations of their identity, condition and where they need to go (a home address or a next of kin contact). Granted, this usage would be one that does incorporate a fair bit of personal data, although this information would only be gathered with consent from each individual. Vulnerable people could volunteer their personal data to local watchlists in order to ensure their safety when out in society, as well as to allow quicker resolutions of typically stressful situations. Tracking and finding missing persons Another possibility for real world positives to be drawn from facial recognition is to leverage the technology to help track or find missing persons, a lost child for instance. The most advanced forms of LFR in the market are now able to recognize individuals even if up to 50% of their face is covered and from challenging or oblique angles. Therefore, there is a significant opportunity not only to return people home safely, more quickly, but also reduce police hours spent on analyzing CCTV footage. Rapid scanning of images Facial recognition technology can rapidly scan images for a potential match Facial recognition technology can rapidly scan images for a potential match, as a more reliable and less time-consuming option than the human alternative. Freed-up officers could also then work more proactively on the ground, patrolling their local areas and increasing community safety and security twofold. It is important to understand that these facial recognition solutions should not be applied to every criminal case, and the technology must be used responsibly. However, these opportunities to use LFR as force for good are undeniable. Debunking the myths One of the central concerns around LFR is the breach of privacy that is associated with ‘watchlists’. There is a common misconception, however, that the data of every individual that passes a camera is processed and then stored. The reality is that watch lists are compiled with focus on known criminals, while the general public can continue life as normal. The very best facial recognition will effectively view a stream of blurred faces, until it detects one that it has been programmed to recognize. For example, an individual that has previously shoplifted from a local supermarket may have their biometric data stored, so when they return to that location the employees are alerted to a risk of further crimes being committed. Considering that the cost of crime prevention to retailers in recent years has been around £1 billion, which therefore impacts consumer prices and employee wages, security measures to tackle this issue are very much in the public interest. Most importantly, the average citizen has no need to fear being ‘followed’ by LFR cameras. If data is stored, it is for a maximum of 0.6 seconds before being deleted. Privacy Privacy is ingrained in facial recognition solutions, yet it seems the debate often ignores this side of the story Privacy is ingrained in facial recognition solutions, yet it seems the debate often ignores this side of the story. It is essential we spend more time and effort communicating exactly why watchlists are made, who they are made for and how they are being used, if we want to de-bunk myths and change the narrative. As science and technology professionals, heading up this exciting innovation, we must put transparency and accountability at the center of what we do. Tony Porter, former Surveillance Camera Commissioner and current CPO at Corsight AI, has previously worked on developing processes that audit and review watch lists. Such restrictions are imperative in order for AI and LFR to be used legally, as well as ethically and responsibly. Biometrics, mask detection and contactless payments Nevertheless, the risks do not outweigh the benefits. Facial recognition should and can be used for good in so many more ways than listed above, including biometric, contactless payments, detecting whether an individual is wearing a facemask and is therefore, safe to enter a building, identifying a domestic abuse perpetrator returning to the scene of a crime and alerting police. There are even opportunities for good that we have not thought of yet. It is therefore not only a waste not to use this technology where we can, prioritising making society a safer place, it is immoral to stand by and let crimes continue while we have effective, reliable mitigation solutions.
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