New Perspectives and Ideas

Covering key trends and the latest technology
thumbnail images:
short description: Find out how to take advantage of metadata and explore how this can deliver enhanced surveillance intelligence through proactive threat detection, evidence gathering, and investigation.
title_list_view: Metadata
title: Metadata White Paper
sub-title: The details that deliver smarter surveillance

Effective surveillance solutions that can filter huge amounts of data, from a vast array of information from different sources, and deliver only the details operators need, can make the complicated simple.

Modern surveillance systems generate an overwhelming amount data and it can be hard to pick out what really matters in all this noise. Applying metadata descriptors to data allows it to be more identifiable, measurable, and trackable, meaning footage becomes easier, and therefore quicker, to find, evaluate, and action.

Download the white paper to explore the extensive capabilities of metadata in surveillance, in particular how integrating metadata delivers tangible results for policy enforcement, service level agreement verification, lone worker support, and fraud prevention.

White papers

Please let us know your name.

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Extract

Data sources and integration

Metadata is an invaluable tool in terms of video management. But its true potential is realized when applied to multi-system searches that span visual, audio, and process-related inputs. Without system integration and consolidation, this is an almost impossible task for any site of scale.

Metadata is nothing new, yet with the right software it makes so much possible. A surveillance system that supports and simplifies the use of metadata as a search, sort, and retrieval tool makes activities such as object tracking, equipment tampering, behavioral analysis, efficiency monitoring, and safety adherence a straightforward operation.

RFID tracking, GPS coordinates, tampering alerts, meter readings (e.g. temperature or chemical levels), access control records, noise detection, and point of sale transactional data - these are invaluable and common data sources for the safe, secure, efficient, and, where appropriate, profitable management of a site.

Unifying them with visual data via an open protocol command and control platform creates a substantial databank, and metatags provide a universal language to search, sort, and use that bank.

Download White Paper

The easiest way to contact Synectics is through our inquiry form.

GET IN TOUCH

For local contacts and information, please browse our list of offices.

VIEW GLOBAL LOCATIONS

For technical product support, simply visit our Global Support Portal.

GLOBAL SUPPORT PORTAL

Our website collects and uses cookies. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users when you browse our website and improve the site and your experience when using it. If you would like more information about the cookies we collect, please read our Cookie Policy. PLEASE NOTE: by selecting ‘accept’ you accept the terms of our Cookie Policy.