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Northumbria Police: A case study in the use of Frontline video forensics

Video forensics in the hands of Frontline? Is it possible and if so what are the advantages?

Video forensic in the hands of specialists is common practice. Surveillance and major investigation teams are big users of video investigation tools – but what about force wide deployment?

Frontline police typically deal with petty crimes (also know as volume or […]

By |August 10th, 2018|Blog, Products, Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Northumbria Police: A case study in the use of Frontline video forensics

The Value of Video: how to derive operational insights from video

Cameras are all around us. They are in public places, shopping centres, buses and so on. Despite companies and governments spending significant amounts of money on cameras & the supporting infrastructure, the video recorded often is of little use.

The main business proposition was that cameras are preventative security solutions. Use cameras to deter crime. However, […]

By |August 3rd, 2018|Blog, Technology|Comments Off on The Value of Video: how to derive operational insights from video

New open video investigation platform to link Police and Researchers

 

So we have launched an open platform initiative; what does it mean and why does it matter?

The background

When we started Kinesense it was all based around the technology. Co-founder and CTO Mark Sugrue had just received his PhD in video analytics and he had some nifty ideas for video algorithms that meant video could be […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Blog, Press, Technology|Comments Off on New open video investigation platform to link Police and Researchers

Asmag Article: “Low-quality video? There’s an analytics solution for that too”

Thanks to Asmag for highlighting the problem with CCTV analysis for the public sector and for explaining Kinesense’s role in providing a complete video investigation, from capture to court.

https://www.asmag.com/showpost/23511.aspx

Low-quality video? There’s an analytics solution for that too

Source: Prasanth Aby Thomas
Date: 2017/08/18
Related tags: Video analytics, law enforcement

Although there are several technological developments that allow real-time detection or […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Press, Technology|Comments Off on Asmag Article: “Low-quality video? There’s an analytics solution for that too”

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!

Are you attending the Police Strategy Forum?

We are delighted to attend the UK Police Strategy Forum on the 20/21st of June 2017.

Not only is it a great working event, it is an ideal event to exchange ideas with colleagues and industry experts.

If you are attending the event, please let us know.

http://www.policestrategyforum.com/

 

By |June 14th, 2017|Events, Technology|Comments Off on Are you attending the Police Strategy Forum?

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

P-REACT Final Demonstrations

Final trials of the P-REACT solution took place in Athens on the 25th February and in Bologna on the 31st March.

The innovative smart cloud video surveillance solution detects potential crime incidents and alerts the relevant personnel. The solution encompasses intelligent video and audio sensors and a cloud based monitoring and storage platform.

The trials were attended […]

By |April 6th, 2016|Events, Key Features, Products, Technology|Comments Off on P-REACT Final Demonstrations