Cloud video protects farmers

April 2019 CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, Agriculture (Industry)

The safety and protection of farming communities remains one of the biggest challenges that farmers across South Africa face. People who live on farms and in rural areas are particularly vulnerable to armed farm attacks, where response times are lengthy due to the remote locations of the farms. This offers the attackers an opportunity to linger on the premises for longer, with a greater chance of the victim being subjected to a high degree of violence and brutality, compared to crimes in urban areas where the police, security companies and neighbours will arrive sooner to give assistance.

The SecuVue CVR, developed by Secutel Technologies, is a cloud video recorder (CVR) that can send images to the SecuVue Cloud and bring intelligence to existing CCTV cameras. SecuVue allows any farmer with an Internet connection to monitor their farm and homestead in real-time, and serves as a proactive approach; a pre-warning system to enable the farmer to take immediate action to protect themselves and their family.

The moment movement is detected, or an object moves into a defined area, it creates an alarm and a photo snapshot is taken. Alerts are sent in real-time to the farmer, his local farm-watch control room, or any other security company or person as requested by the farmer. This will ensure that the right people are informed at the right time. High-definition footage recorded on the SecuVue CVR can also be uploaded and viewed via a normal Internet browser.

SecuVue is a cloud-based system, which means you can do your surveillance from anywhere and at any time. The software intelligence and all images are stored securely in the cloud and password protected. Up to 16 cameras can be linked to a SecuVue unit, which brings intelligence to already installed CCTV cameras without the need to buy new ones.

The maintenance stack shows the current functional status of all cameras, and will raise an alarm if a camera is down or tampered with. Easy-to-configure watchlist management is provided, with automated notifications of when a person of interest is identified by the SecuVue platform. All events and triggers are displayed in an easy-to-use event stack (dashboard). The system also delivers a number of facial recognition and biometric features.



Credit(s)




Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page



Further reading:

Reinventing network camera security
Issue 1 2020, Axis Communications SA , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Now in its seventh generation and celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Axis ARTPEC chip was launched in 1999 designed to optimise network video.

Read more...
Cloud-based fleet and driver management
Issue 1 2020, Graphic Image Technologies , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Graphic Image Technologies (GIT) has announced the availability of a cloud-based dashcam designed to improve on-the-road behaviour and assist in improving fleet management.

Read more...
Cathexis specialises in integration
Issue 1 2020, Cathexis Technologies , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
The integration of multiple systems is intrinsic and essential to the goal of creating an effective and efficient operational environment.

Read more...
Do wireless networks meet modern surveillance demands?
Issue 1 2020, Duxbury Networking, RADWIN , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
It is predicted that video will account for 15,1 zettabytes (1 zettabyte = 1 trillion gigabytes) of data annually, which is more than any other IoT application.

Read more...
Traffic doesn’t have to be this way
Issue 1 2020, Dahua Technology South Africa, Axis Communications SA , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
More effective traffic management is something that would save us all a lot of frustration and wasted time, and it’s one of the areas where AI and big data can have a significant impact.

Read more...
Dahua launches Hunter Series
Issue 1 2020, Dahua Technology South Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Dahua launches a new dual-PTZ camera that enables flexible and multi-scene panoramic monitoring.

Read more...
8 MP fisheye camera
Issue 1 2020, Dallmeier Electronic Southern Africa , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Dallmeier’s new 8 MP fisheye camera combines AI-supported object classification and H.265 in a compact design.

Read more...
Using ANPR to enhance security
Issue 1 2020, Duxbury Networking , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Deep learning and AI-based algorithms enable ANPR cameras and their associated software to detect and recognise number plates with an extremely high level of accuracy.

Read more...
AI supercharges surveillance
Issue 1 2020 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
The ability to analyse live video through AI techniques means that untapped footage from existing, passive cameras can be used to identify patterns, trends and anomalies.

Read more...
IDIS launches new cameras with on-board analytics
Issue 1 2020 , CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
IDIS has launched a lineup of Edge VA bullet and dome cameras, featuring on-board analytics that will transform the efficiency of security operations.

Read more...