Woolies store deploys ‘safety robot’ to monitor safety and surveillance cameras at self-serve check-outs

Woolworths is using top of the line surveillance technology to monitor its supermarkets. The Gregory Hills store, which opened yesterday in Sydney, now includes a robot romancing the aisles which monitors hazards and makes the store “more safe”, a store manager told news.com.au. She explained the robot monitors the store and is able to alert[…]

Power Over Ethernet (POE)

What is Power over Ethernet? Power over Ethernet (POE) is a technology that lets network cables carry electrical power. For example, a digital security camera normally requires two connections to be made when it is installed:A network connection, in order to be able to communicate with video recording and display equipment A power connection, to deliver the[…]

Australian Casino to Deploy Facial Recognition

The Star Casino in Sydney, Australia, will deploy facial recognition as part of an ongoing A$10 million security upgrade to the facility. The move was announced after a casino employee was caught on camera stealing a chip worth A$5,000. Footage from a CCTV camera above the casino employee’s station showed the employee taking one of[…]

Cat5e, Cat 6, or Cat7

IPC camera can be wired or wireless. When it is wired, it has RJ45 connector that is connected to Ethernet cable. There are many versions of Ethernet cables, and obviously the higher the number, the better. The difference between different versions is hard to tell. Each newer generation introduces copper pairs with tighter twists and[…]

Facial Recognition 101

Facial recognition uses the biometrical information, face, to identify or authenticate a person. Static Facial Recognition and Dynamic Facial Recognition Static facial recognition takes the picture of a person as input to the facial recognition system. It’s like facebook application, where user tags face. In another application, like police input a photo and search the[…]