Video analytics is the practice of using computers to automatically identify things or areas of interest without having an operator to view the surveillance equipment. The most common areas of usage of Video Analytics are License plate recognition, people detection, and border and security violations. Video Analytics technology has a vast potential in the area of safety and security.
The video analytics software uses computer processors running within a computer or on a fixed platform in the computer using video cameras and other specialized image recording and capturing equipment. The software is integrated with Intelligent Video Systems. This technology can be used to assess the video contents and extract the relevant parts of the recording. Video analytics technology is used in LineUp, which is a facial recognition system. Lineup has been developed by Vigilant Video and is the ultimate tool in crime investigations. Lineup is compatible with existing CCTV systems. It uses artificial intelligence as a tool in video analytics security.
LineUp stores events in a chronological and easy to access format that eliminates the need to search through hours of video surveillance tape. LineUp provides real-time alerts via audio alarm, page, SMS, e-mail, etc The technology is also used in CamSmartz, which has been developed by Vigilant Video for Intrusion detection and Object classification. Parameters can be set up in CamSmartz, which makes it more efficient and reliable than other existing products. It saves time and the security personnel don’t have to review hours of tape and can focus on analysis and correction.
This Video analytics security tool allows the user to view the events from anywhere in the world. A new edition of the CamSmartz tool allows automated target-object tracking for PTZ security cameras. This eliminates the use of multi-cameras and requires a single PTZ camera.
CamSmartz by design also provide real-time tracking data to Google Earth, which creates animated behavior maps. Camsmartz is an example of real time video analytics technology, which allows real-time monitoring and real-time alerts.
Video analytics has extensive usage in security and safety applications. Some examples being indentifying and tracking humans and objects and triggering real-time alerts, maintain records of security violations and using them as evidence, border security, intrusion detection, people and property security, stolen property detection, vehicle tracking, crowd monitoring, facial detection systems etc. The list keeps on growing. Video Analytics Security is a growing industry and new uses and areas are being explored with each passing day.