Industry Trends and Challenges
Video surveillance technologies are widely used in urban security systems today. Intelligent video
2017 can be considered the dawn of the adoption of video surveillance equipment based on the H.265 video codec. At the Security China 2016 exhibition held in Beijing, the top three Chinese surveillance vendors, Hikvision, Dahua, and Uniview, unveiled a series of H.265 based IP cameras and NVR products. VIVOTEK, Taiwan's top vendor of surveillance products, had already launched its H.265 solution including IP cameras, digital video storage and surveillance system, as well as video management software at the end of 2015. For the traffic surveillance market where IP cameras are in great demand and superior video quality are required, 2017 is the year that worldwide users are replacing or upgrading their H.264 cameras and NVR/DVR equipment.
Traffic surveillance systems in developed countries must meet basic requirements such as high resolution video (minimum 1440p, ideally 4K), high image quality (starlight level low-light, super
wide dynamic range, dynamic video optimization), high efficiency compression (H.265), but must also include video analytics and smart image recognition functions. Traffic surveillance systems
that incorporate intelligent video analytics and recognition now represent a brand new challenge for all server platforms on the market.
New Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) technology not only provides basic real-time video analysis functionality for traffic condition, traffic volume and pedestrian flow, such as detecting traffic
accidents and abnormal congestion, but also enables intelligent searches after a crime, or the ability to detect and prevent crimes before they happen. Basic traffic surveillance video analytics
functions include logging pedestrian and traffic flow, face detection, and vehicle color and model detection from each camera. Advanced functions include preliminary analysis to obtain
critical frames for image recognition which can be used to search for stolen vehicles, wanted criminals, as well as the presence of suspicious persons or vehicles near a crime scene.
Intel processors with integrated GPU offer high computing performance and video processing power.
Can be configured as a distributed or centralized system (cluster system) for flexibility during use.
Can be connected to existing storage devices such as NAS or a SAN disk arrays for centralized storage of video files.
Two-way audio-video conferencing for crime prevention or the reporting of traffic accidents and violence can be supported on one of the systems without adversely affecting other security processing being performed on the platform.
Can be integrated with a video wall consisting of multiple computers and monitors to enhance the usability and flexibility of surveillance displays in the control center.
Information from IoT sensor modules can be integrated with the surveillance management system logs to provide integrated alarms. Can be used for the tagging of alarm video files to quickly search through videos of related incidents.