Posts Tagged ‘border surveillance’

Floating on air – aerostats making their mark

Floating on air - Aerostats making their mark

Floating on air – Aerostats making their mark Tim Compston finds out why aerostats are making their mark in the on-going battle to thwart drug smugglers on land and sea and to secure borders and critical infrastructure from a wide array of threats. Although drones are very much in the news at the moment, aerostats…

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Buoy, you’re in trouble now: CCTV cameras conquer the high seas

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVyIRQk8hCc[/youtube] Researchers in the US have created a buoy-mounted CCTV surveillance system that uses video analytics software to automatically identify and track passing vessels. CCTV cameras mounted on buoys would be an ideal means of securing ports and harbours and could also be used further out to sea to combat smuggling and people trafficking. There…

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