Crimes caught on surveillance

One of the first CCTV uses was in Hannover Germany, 1959 for traffic purposes. Since then, video surveillance technology and usage has expanded in scope. As such, the increase in crimes caught on tape has spiked. Crimes such as kidnapping, theft, burglaries and arsons have been caught on camera. Coupled with the prevalence of social media, it’s easier for law enforcement to identify and arrest suspects. As recently as January 2018, an Illinois man was caught kidnapping a child from their yard. A neighbour’s security …

The analog to digital migration has deeply affected the security industry

The shift from analog to digital solutions, including cloud storage, has arrived, but not without criticism and oftentimes apprehension. For many businesses such as casinos, analog has provided a trusted, reliable means of recording information for security and surveillance purposes. The introduction of modern technology has paved the way for more efficient, accurate and cost effective means of recording and retrieving secure data. Let’s examine how the security industry has been affected by this profound technological transition. What is Digital and Cloud Storage? Analog systems …