Vectron and MOBOTIX Heightened Security and Improved Prevention

Vectron, a leading provider of point of sale systems for bakeries and restaurants, and MOBOTIX, a leading provider of digital, high-resolution and network-based video security systems, are offering a joint video solution for retail establishments, restaurants and bakeries. This involves linking the transaction data from the Vectron point of sale system for each sales process with video data from the MOBOTIX IP camera and storing it. This allows POS discrepancies to be quickly resolved, increases on-site security at retail locations, bakeries and restaurants, and boosts sales by enabling optimized shop…

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Reducing Downtime for the Surveillance System

It seems that everywhere you look, there is a surveillance camera looking back at you. Video surveillance has become an absolute necessity for every type of organization – whether it be retail, hospitality, gaming, education, infrastructure or government – or any other type of business. When a crime is committed or a tragedy occurs, there is now an expectation that it will have been recorded on video, and this usually proves to be true. As a society, we have come to depend on this video to provide us with the…

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The Influence of Lens Selection

Image resolution versus field of view One important, but often neglected consideration in video surveillance systems design is the trade-off between image resolution and field of view. With any given combination of camera and lens the native resolution from the camera is spread over the entire field of view of the lens, determining pixel density and image resolution. The wider the resolution is spread, the lower the pixel density, the lower the image resolution or image detail. The images below, taken with the same camera from the same distance away,…

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E-attendance BI’s Knock on the Door

In 1865 Richard Miller Devens, while talking about the then banker Sir Henry Furnese, in the book ‘Cyclopaedia of commercial and business Anecdotes,’ coined the term ‘Business Intelligence.’ The book states that Sir Furnese would maintain a complete and perfect train of business intelligence, throughout Holland, Flanders, France, and Germany. This resulted in him gaining various profits owing to his early receipt of information. In 1989 Howard Dresner proposed Business Intelligence as an umbrella term, to describe concepts and methods to improve business decision making by using fact based support…

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The Proxim Advantage Video Security via Wireless

Over the years there have been two distinct trends that have combined to boost the video surveillance or monitoring market evermore into the forefront of discussions. The first has been the rise in terrorism, vandalism, refugee populations crossing borders and additional global turmoil. The second trend has been the advancement in video camera technology – from analog NTSC or PAL standard definition video formats to IP based cameras supporting full frame rate (30fps) 1080p HD video. The technology behind video security has progressed significantly in the last 10 years. With…

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The Proxim Advantage Video Security via Wireless

High capacity With a typical security camera consuming up to 8 Mbps, to be effective the wireless network will likely be supporting more than one camera per network. Proxim offers a variety of Tsunami® products that support 10Mbps, 25Mbps, 50Mbps, 100Mbps, 240Mbps up to 633Mbps of useable bandwidth. Reliable video communications There are three main factors to reliable video communications: The network must have high availability (as much as 99.999%) The Tsunami® product line of outdoor wireless networking systems offer a full two year warranty. Proxim has customers who have…

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Role of Data Protection Officer (DPO) under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

After four years of preparation and debate the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was finally approved by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016. The Regulation was adopted and published on 27 April 2016 and will be enforceable on and from 25 May 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is a regulation by which the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission intend to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU) whilst addressing the export…

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