Beyond recognising faces
Issue 1 2021, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
What is the role of CCTV in identification when you can’t identify people’s faces due to everyone wearing a mask? The fact that one can identify the face of a person who has been on the scene has always been an essential part of evidence generation that helps catch and convict criminals.
Enhancing control room effectiveness
Issue 2 2021, Editor's Choice, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring
Dr Craig Donald says we need AI or analytics that works seamlessly, instantly, with minimum operator involvement to produce relevant information to augment human decision-making.
Supporting human operations
Issue 9 2020, Editor's Choice
Ensuring camera views of critical incident behaviour are displayed adequately for behavioural detection purposes in the control room.
The new operator
CCTV Handbook 2020, Bidvest Protea Coin, Technews Publishing, Rhyco Risk Projects, Integrated Solutions
With technology doing more work in control rooms today, do operators need new skills to be able to add value? Are they still needed?
The new training normal
Issue 7 2020, Editor's Choice
Insights from running my first CCTV Surveillance Skills and Body Language and Advanced courses at physical training venues since COVID-19 started.