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Automated video surveillance: teaching an old dog new tricks
Author(s): Alastair McLeod
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Paper Abstract

The automated video surveillance market is booming with new players, new systems, new hardware and software, and an extended range of applications. This paper reviews available technology, and describes the features required for a good automated surveillance system. Both hardware and software are discussed. An overview of typical applications is also given. A shift towards PC-based hybrid systems, use of parallel processing, neural networks, and exploitation of modern telecomms are introduced, highlighting the evolution modern video surveillance systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1989, Computer Vision for Industry, (17 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164862
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Alastair McLeod, MRT Visimetrics AS (Norway)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1989:
Computer Vision for Industry
Donald W. Braggins, Editor(s)

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