The Chicago-area suburb of Elgin is using Motorola Solutions’ real-time intelligence console (RIC) technology to put public and private video surveillance on a single platform that integrates with the computer-aided dispatch mapping software in the 911 center, according to city police officials.
Thermal Imaging Radar CTO Mike Dortch discusses the benefits of thermal cameras and why more organizations–particularly critical-infrastructure entities–are utilizing the technology. Dortch talked to IWCE’s Urgent Communications Associate Editor Jill Nolin at the recent ASIS conference in Atlanta.
NICE Systems’ Suspect Search is being used in four proof-of-concept (POC) deployments to demonstrate the functionality of the video-analytics solution, which is designed to leverage existing video-surveillance cameras to identify suspects based on clothing and general appearance.
Cisco Systems launches new IP cameras that boast the processing power to perform more complex video and audio analytics to support applications such as license-plate recognition and detection of gunshots and unattended objects.
In the wake of yesterday’s successful running of the Boston Marathon, we remember the tragic bombing at the event last year and need for first responders to have access to the information they need as quickly as possible through a variety of technological platforms.