Analysis

Submitted on December 2, 2021 | John Adams
After years being derided as vapourware, metadata-powered video analytics is beginning to sweep through video surveillance and it’s impossible not to see it changing the nature of alarm monitoring, too. There’s a reason NO/NC alarms have dominated so long. They...
Submitted on November 5, 2021 | John Adams
5G telecommunication continues to grow, empowering users with access to super-fast networks with upload and download speeds that are up to 5 times faster than 4G – with more to come. But there’s a private side to 5G many security...
Submitted on October 15, 2021 | John Adams
SAGE 2021, to be held at the Realm Hotel in Canberra on November 25, has been given the green light with the NSW/ACT border set to open to vaccinated travellers on November 1 – delegates/attendees can pre-register here and exhibitors...
Submitted on October 1, 2021 | John Adams
Beginning a SEN editorial with no sense of where it’s going suits the tenor of strange times. Usually, editorials write themselves at the last, a stream of consciousness emerging from the final agony of paper proofing, cortex enlightened by the...
Submitted on August 31, 2021 | John Adams
COVID-19 Delta variant is pushing technological change in the electronic security industry in a way we did not see in the initial outbreak, with many businesses pressed to incorporate additional strategies into security and safety procedures, which increasingly include vaccination...
Submitted on August 18, 2021 | John Adams
Qantas will require its frontline staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November, making it the second major Australian company to do so, after SPC’s announcement last week. Qantas admin staff must be vaccinated by the end of March,...
Submitted on August 5, 2021 | John Adams
In the Interview this month, Briefcam’s Ryan Fairclough talks about the potential of video analytics to meet operational demands using existing CCTV systems, the importance of partnering, the possibilities of lateral CCTV applications and the company’s plans for APAC. JA:...
Submitted on July 20, 2021 | John Adams
Parliament House has been given a begrudging pass mark by the Australian National Audit Office for a huge security 'upgrade' that took about double the allocated time. But Civil Liberties Australia believes the upgrade is a massively expensive ‘fail’ that...
Submitted on July 8, 2021 | John Adams
While there's a small percentage of people in the community who have no intention of ever receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, most of us would probably get it done this arvo if a medical team knocked at the door, needle and...
Submitted on June 28, 2021 | John Adams
Mid-year/EOFY is a good time to think about the state of play in the electronic security and wider technology markets as we move into the second half of another pandemic year. More than ever, it’s clear that COVID-19 has been...
Submitted on May 28, 2021 | John Adams
As video analytics continues its unstoppable rise, it’s impossible not to wonder about multifarious machine vision technologies and what they might bring to lateral applications in sensing and surveillance. We should point out that machine vision traditionally refers to solutions...
Submitted on April 30, 2021 | John Adams
MORE than any other industry, and almost without perceiving it, electronic security is now at the forefront of discussions about ethical AI and the opportunities and responsibilities of this technology are very great, indeed. Not only does artificial intelligence have...
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