Security

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Connected cities

Urban areas are being transformed by the Internet of Things and other information and communication technologies. Andrew Williams looks at how digital security cameras will fit into these smart cities

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Computer vision to speed police investigations similar to Boston bombing

Police investigating the Boston Marathon bombing drew heavily on the vast amount of video data from the scene to build their case. The latest video analytic approaches could have helped speed the investigation even further says Dr James Orwell, leader of the Visual Surveillance Research Group at the Digital Imaging Research Centre at Kingston University

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Andrew Williams finds that 3D scanning systems that can pinpoint dents and imperfections on aircraft body panels are being welcomed by aviation businesses to replace manual inspection

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Anne Wendel, director of VDMA Machine Vision, reports from the joint VDMA and Vision CEO roundtable event at the beginning of February

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Greg Blackman visited the Embedded World conference and exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, at the end of February to find vision in abundance

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Matthew Dale explores new algorithms, processing boards and interfaces for viewing images, all for improving airborne surveillance