How could applying Artificial Intelligence to CCTV help emergency services’ control rooms?

How could applying Artificial Intelligence to CCTV help emergency services’ control rooms?

It is nearly 80 years since CCTV first came to the UK, and in that time the prevalence of cameras, appetite for systems and the sophistication of technology has advanced immeasurably.

The shift from analogue to digital equipment and from simple image capture to augmented technology has been rapid and storing video footage in the cloud has gained serious traction in recent years. With most modern systems now featuring IP-based cameras and equipment, they can maximise this technology. Instead of sending video data to a static recorder, fixed or mobile cameras connected to an IP network send the footage directly to the cloud, giving organisations much more flexibility when it comes to storing, accessing and managing their surveillance footage.

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APD reveals move to hi-tech home in the heart of Hull

APD reveals move to hi-tech home in the heart of Hull

APD has revealed it is to occupy a two-storey building currently undergoing a £2m redevelopment to create a stunning, purpose-designed environment for one of the region’s leading digital businesses.

The company, which develops cutting-edge software for the emergency services and critical control operations, is taking over the landmark former Jobcentre Plus building on the corner of Market Place and South Church Side in Hull’s regenerated Old Town.

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