By William SappIn an operating environment where threats are imminent and the response must be equally swift, video communication technology can offer DHS and its communities of interest new ways to collaborate to improve homeland security operations.Whether responding to a natural disaster or sharing intelligence to thwart a terrorist plot, video conferencing technology allows organizations to connect quickly and collaborate meaningfully.
By John RomanowichVideo analytics has been shown to work well in controlled environments, such as those indoors. However, outdoor applications have raised the bar due to the considerable environmental variations and substantially larger areas of intended coverage.
by Edward M. Roche If you recently saw James Cameron's new movie Avatar, then perhaps you are thinking of having your own personal avatar living somewhere in a virtual world. Many people are doing it, so why not you?
By Jim Giermanski In 2007, I wrote two articles on why 100 percent scanning was not doable. I laid out four fundamental reasons why 100 percent scanning would not work: its foreign acceptance, its limitation to seaports only, the non-existence of required technology, and the non-inclusion of land ports within the concept of critical infrastructure.Two years later, where are we?