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Intelligent Network Video

Understanding Modern Video Surveillance Systems

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By Fredrik Nilsson, Communications Axis

CRC Press – 2008 – 416 pages

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    978-1-42-006156-7
    September 10th 2008
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Description

Offering ready access to the security industry’s cutting-edge digital future, Intelligent Network Video provides the first complete reference for all those involved with developing, implementing, and maintaining the latest surveillance systems. Pioneering expert Fredrik Nilsson explains how IP-based video surveillance systems provide better image quality, and a more scalable and flexible system at lower cost. A complete and practical reference for all those in the field, this volume:

  • Describes all components relevant to modern IP video surveillance systems
  • Provides in-depth information about image, audio, networking, and compression technologies
  • Discusses intelligent video architectures and applications
  • Offers a comprehensive checklist for those designing a network video system, as well as a systems design tool on DVD

Nilsson guides readers through a well-organized tour of the building blocks of modern video surveillance systems, including network cameras, video encoders, storage, servers, sensors, and video management. From there, he explains intelligent video, looking at the architectures and typical applications associated with this exciting technology. Taking a hands-on approach that meets the needs of those working in the industry, this timely volume, illustrated with more than 300 color photos, supplies readers with a deeper understanding of how surveillance technology has developed and, through application, demonstrates why its future is all about intelligent network video.

Reviews

This book provides the first complete reference for developing, implanting, and maintaining the latest surveillance systems . . . Nilsson guides readers through a well-organized tour of the building blocks of modern video surveillance systems, including network cameras, video encoders, storage, servers, sensors, and video management.

ASIS Dynamics, May/June 2009

This book is the most comprehensive resource available to demystify the IP video surveillance market.

—Sandra Jones, President and Founder, Sandra Jones and Company

This is the first book on the technical and operational topics of IP networked video surveillance systems, and may well be the most complete and authoritative book written to date.

—Keven Marier, Editor-In-Chief, IPVS Magazine

Contents

The Evolution of Video Surveillance Systems

The Components of Network Video

Network Cameras

Camera Technologies

Video Compression Technologies

Audio Technologies

Video Encoders

Wired Networks

Wireless Networks

Networking Technology

Servers and Storage

Video Management

Intelligent Video

Intelligent Video Applications

System Design Considerations

The Cost of a Network Video System

Name: Intelligent Network Video: Understanding Modern Video Surveillance Systems (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: By Fredrik Nilsson, Communications Axis. Offering ready access to the security industry’s cutting-edge digital future, Intelligent Network Video provides the first complete reference for all those involved with developing, implementing, and maintaining the latest surveillance systems...
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