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Kinesense LE Version 3 release!

We are delighted to announce the release of Kinesense LE V3.  There are lots of new features. Most importantly V3 supports simultaneous user collaboration, key to investigating video when major incidents happen.

New features include:

Simultaneous user database access

Perfect for major incident investigations, users can now collaborate with each other on the same case, sharing the task […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Blog, Products, Technology|Comments Off on Kinesense LE Version 3 release!

Study on the Value of CCTV in Investigations

The effectiveness of CCTV is a long-debated question. Some studies highlight the benefits while others suggest it to be a waste of public money.

It was with great interest that I read a recent publication by Nottingham Trent University. This study sought to answer a question close to my heart, how valuable is CCTV as an […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Blog, Technology|Comments Off on Study on the Value of CCTV in Investigations

Video analytics adoption; An end user guide

At a recent Joint Research Council ERNCIP meeting on Video Surveillance for Security of Critical Infrastructure, I was asked the questions, “Why did you get involved in this group?”. My immediate response was “to build a bridge between video analytics research and end users” or putting it another way to ‘Cross the Chasm’ (as per […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Blog, Technology|Comments Off on Video analytics adoption; An end user guide

Managing Digital Evidence in Courts

Having read the recent, JTC Bulletin: ‘Managing Digital Evidence in Courts’ report with interest. It is clear that courts have a number of issues to address in relation to CCTV.

JTC Bulletin: ‘Managing Digital Evidence in Courts’

The report highlights a number of key issues such as video storage, chain of custody, privacy etc. One of the key issues mentioned in the report […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Blog, Technology|Comments Off on Managing Digital Evidence in Courts

Smart Video Investigation Platform Demand

CCTV is playing an increasingly important role in Law enforcement. This has been clear in recent terrorism events. You might recall “the man in the hat” from the terrorist attack in Brussels. CCTV images highlighted the key perpetrators just minutes before the explosion.  The image of the man in the hat was ingrained in everyone’s […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Smart Video Investigation Platform Demand

Body worn footage: what do you see?

We previously wrote a blog about the backend implications of police force adoption of body worn camera’s, see: http://www.kinesense-vca.com/2015/02/23/body-worn-camera-usage-is-growing-but-what-are-the-police-implications/

There are supporters and opponents of Body worn camera  adoption, each with their own views. How useful is body worn footage in helping to determine what happened? An article by Williams et al (2016) outlines how our interpretation […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Body worn footage: what do you see?

Video Clarification: fact or fiction

At Kinesense, we frequently get requests to deblur or clarify images. The reality is that frequently very little can be done, quite simple because the data has not been captured by the camera. A lot of the requests we get relate to clarifying faces, when only a small amount of pixels have been captured in […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Video Clarification: fact or fiction

Body-worn camera usage is growing but what are the police implications?

Body-worn cameras are increasingly being used by Police to record their activities and gather video evidence. The benefits promoted from using body-worn cameras range from reducing violence escalation to eliciting guilty pleas during suspect interviews.
Many forces are either initiating trials or going towards full scale deployments. As a
result, companies are increasingly offering camera devices, but […]

By |February 23rd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Body-worn camera usage is growing but what are the police implications?

Volume Crime CCTV Survey Results

CCTV is a useful source of evidence and intelligence for ‘volume’ or ‘petty crime’ incidents. However, there are lots of challenges associated with it.

We spoke to dozens of CCTV/Imaging departments about CCTV usage in petty crime cases and decided to conduct a short survey to uncover key trends. The results will not surprise […]

By |March 29th, 2014|Blog, News, Technology|Comments Off on Volume Crime CCTV Survey Results

Kinesense’s eForensics Magazine Article

Kinesense’s CTO Mark Sugrue was asked to contribute to eForensics magazine in order to help map out the minefield that surrounds CCTV file formats. To gain an in depth understanding of the key issues and access some useful tools download the article

By |November 23rd, 2012|Blog, Press|Comments Off on Kinesense’s eForensics Magazine Article