Security Magazine Article: All In – Placing Bets on Casino Video Surveillance

The security landscape within the gaming industry is one of notoriety, difficulty and high stakes, with large crowds flowing in and out at every hour of the day and money changing hands at lightning speed. From the recreational to the more frequent gamblers; from the dealers to the remaining floor staff, each contributes uniquely to […]

A&S Magazine Article: What makes video effective in chain store shrink prevention

A major challenge chain operators deal with is shrinkage, or losses from employee/customer theft and other management issues. As a result, operators turn to video surveillance to prevent such losses. This article explores some of the features that make video surveillance for chain applications effective, and caveats that installers should be aware of. Typically, a […]

Round Table Discussion: Is pixel count a good measure of video quality?

For several years now, the video surveillance market has been involved in the “megapixel race,” with manufacturers touting ever-higher pixel counts on their shiny new models. The implication, though not necessarily stated overtly, is that a higher pixel count is equivalent to a better picture. Too simple, says this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable participants, or […]

Round Table Discussion: What is the continuing role for server-based video analytics?

Video cameras are smarter than ever. Video analytics functionality is available inside most cameras now on the market. Smarter cameras enable a system with distributed intelligence and also help to manage bandwidth and storage – on-camera intelligence can determine what video is important enough to tie up network resources and to eventually be retained or […]

Akron Marathon Seeks New Ways to Heighten Security, Provide Surveillance

Ever since the tragedy at the Boston Marathon in 2013, cities around the globe have started taking extra precautions to heighten all security measures surrounding annual events that draw large spectator crowds. In effect, the Boston Marathon was a turning point for the way police departments leverage surveillance and monitor entire cities. In September, Oncam […]

Round Table Discussion: What is the continuing role for server-based video analytics?

Video cameras are smarter than ever. Video analytics functionality is available inside most cameras now on the market. Smarter cameras enable a system with distributed intelligence and also help to manage bandwidth and storage – on-camera intelligence can determine what video is important enough to tie up network resources and to eventually be retained or […]

Oncam Supports and Showcases at Stop Smash and Grabs 2015

When it comes to loss prevention, smash and grabs are some of the most violent, destructive and costly types of robberies that retailers face. Shops such as jewellery stores or high-end retailers are particularly vulnerable to smash and grabs because of the reliance on window displays to attract customers and sell high-value products. Some have […]

ASIS 2015 Expands Oncam’s Field of Vision into New, Growing Markets

The Oncam team introduced its latest offering: the Evolution 12 (Evo-12) camera line, during the 2015 ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits in Anaheim, Calif. Built with the company’s patented 360-degree technology, the Evolution 12 camera line has no moving parts, and is designed for quick and easy installations. The technology delivers constant 360-degree situational awareness […]