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Body worn video cameras

Body worn video (BWV) cameras, also known as body cameras, are video recording systems. These cameras are used by law enforcement to record their interactions with the public. Known to raise officer and citizen accountability, body worn video cameras also help in gathering video evidence at crime scenes. Form of closed-circuit television, the body worn video cameras are generally placed on the front of a shirt.

Some of the notable benefits of Body worn video cameras include:

•    Increase public reassurance
•    Reduce fear of crime in local communities
•    Increase early guilty pleas
•    Resolve complaints about the police or wardens more quickly
•    Reduce assaults on officers

Body worn video cameras - Applications
BCDVideo SAS drives offer superior video storage solutions for the healthcare industryBCDVideo SAS drives offer superior video storage solutions for the healthcare industry
Video surveillance has begun offering healthcare providers more than just security; video analytics are now allowing hospitals and clinics to...
Body worn video cameras - News
Genetec Will Offer Technology Previews Of New Security Innovations At ASIS 2017
August 29, 2017: Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has announced its show lineup for ASIS 2017, where it will be exhibiting at Booth 3147 at the...
Edesix Appoints Calum Miller As Business Development Manager
August 3, 2017: Edesix, a provider of Body Worn Camera solutions, announces further expansion of its sales team through the appointment of Calum Miller. Edesix enjoyed a record year of success in 2016 where it won a host of...
Traka UK Collaborates With Edesix To Protect Body Cameras Within UK Prisons
August 1, 2017: Traka UK has joined forces with Edesix, the principal manufacturer of Body Worn Cameras, to ensure equipment used across the UK Prison Service is safely stored and efficiency managed. The provider of...
Intelligent Surveillance: AI For Police Body-worn Cameras
August 1, 2017: Working together to develop an intelligent body-worn camera for public safety users, Motorola Solutions and artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala are demonstrating how AI can be added to everyday devices such...
Digital Barriers To Donate Live Facial Recognition Technology Software To Identify Missing Young People
July 27, 2017: Digital Barriers plc, announces that it will be making its live facial recognition software available at no cost to national and local authorities and agencies in the UK involved in the search for missing young people. As...
The Emergency Services Show 2017 To Focus On Public Safety And Incident Management
July 24, 2017: This year’s Emergency Services Show returns to Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham from 20 to 21 September with a strong focus on learning from past incidents and collaborating to protect the public and...
Body Worn Cameras: Overcoming The Challenges Of Live Video Streaming
Can you imagine what it would be like if you could only look at your CCTV cameras eight hours after an incident, when your security team finish their shift? That is what 99% of current body cameras offer. Most body...
Digital Barriers Launches SmartVis Live Facial Recognition For Body-Worn Cameras
July 18, 2017: Digital Barriers plc has announced SmartVis Identifier, the world's first live facial recognition system for body worn law enforcement cameras. The integration of the company’s world-class EdgeVis and SmartVis...
Motorola Solutions Works With Neurala On Artificial Intelligence For Cameras
July 17, 2017: Motorola Solutions announces that it will work with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. The goal is to enable police officers to search more efficiently for...
Milestone To Feature Open Platform Technology And Milestone Community Innovations At IFSEC 2017
June 20, 2017: Milestone Systems, the leading open platform company in networked video management software (VMS), will once again be at IFSEC International 2017 in London, June 20-22. On show at the Milestone booth E750...
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Now shipping: Arecont MegaVideo 4K with SNAPstream, NightView and WDR
Now shipping: Arecont MegaVideo 4K with SNAPstream, NightView and WDR

The 8.3MP/1080p MegaVideo® 4K dual mode network camera is the new generation of Arecont Vision’s MegaVideo cameras. This fully compliant implementation of H.264 (MPEG-4, Part 10) provides full 3840 x 2160 megapixel resolution at full video frame rates of 30 frames per second (fps)† at 8MP and 60fps while in 1080p binning mode.

3 Ultra High-definition IP Lenses

The series combines a day/night mechanical IR cut filter with a choice of three ultra-high definition P-iris lenses for precise, optimal image quality. MegaVideo 4K performs exceptionally well in very low-light thanks to NightView™, making it capable of covering areas where very little light is present.

Features include SNAPstream™ (Smart Noise Adaptation and Processing) to reduce bandwidth without impacting image quality, scaling, binning mode, privacy masking, extended motion detection, flexible cropping, and Power over Ethernet...

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