Tracking for security and safety

Ever tried using GPS indoors? You probably noticed that it's not very effective. Real-time tracking of personnel, vehicles, or assets indoors in high-risk applications require a high degree of reliability and accuracy. Using Ultra-Wideband (UWB) radio technology, Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) can be invaluable for workplace safety in a warehouse or for perimeter security when married with video analytics.

Big Data in physical security

In our previous article about Big Data we learned that retail giants like Amazon use Big Data to analyze purchases and boost sales. But how is Big Data currently being utilized in the realm of physical security? According to Bob Banerjee, Senior Director of Training and Knowledge with NICE Systems, it isn’t. “One thing people need to realize is that just because a source generate a lot of data, that doesn’t make it Big Data,” he says.