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Here at SYNO Global, we are privileged to work with international clients such as Heinemann Australia, best known for there duty free shops located within the international airport of Sydney, Australia. Heinemann and SYNO Global have been working together to run proof of concept programs to trial a range of innovative surveillance solutions that provide rich feature sets outside of traditional CCTV systems as part of the organisations refurbishments within the airport, with Verkada being the chosen platform to replace...

This post focuses on primary feature sets for a side-by-side comparison between the two product lines. At the current date of this white paper, the Verkada solution provides a substantially improved platform over the Cisco Meraki MV product line when comparing features and release progress, with the guaranteed storage architecture being the most advantageous including the in-depth use of machine learning. Comparison Introduction Cisco Meraki MV and Verkada both offer an innovative approach to deploying cloud-managed surveillance for enterprises looking to upgrade,...

If your organization is looking to refresh or implement a new enterprise-grade security surveillance solution, we have created this helpful guide to help answer some fundamental questions worth exploring before committing on a solution. With the abundance of security camera solutions on the market, modern enterprises, and technology decision-makers and looking for greater value and feature sets whilst ensuring platform management and security is adhered to. With the NVR being the biggest risk to potential network attacks, traditional systems are...

Proactive incident management is the future of surveillance innovation. Smart surveillance systems (which are fast replacing traditional security cameras) with the ability to provide enterprise access with remote viewing capabilities become powerful tools for efficient incident response, a key component in protecting the organization and its assets, staff, and visitors. The faster incidents can be dealt with in an efficient manner, the more secure the organization will become. The question more suitable would be - "how are enterprises managing their physical security...

The world of surveillance is evolving, rapidly, far beyond that of traditional surveillance technologies which are generally clunky and expensive to deploy. Thanks to on-going innovation, cloud-based smart surveillance options are now readily available with a full-suite of capabilities, including face recognition with tagging and cross-camera support. What is cloud surveillance? The first question we are asked is how can an organisation that has deployed 100+ cameras possibly cater a WAN connection to support cloud-based surveillance? The answer is surprisingly simple. We...

SYNO Global's SensFloor technology has now been optimised to work within the retail sector for Australian and New Zealand businesses. Now business can gain an unfair advantage by reporting on analytical customer information through visitor flow and store optimisation based on heat map and tracking patterns. Human localisation and tracking for manifold application scenarios empowers store management to improve customer experience by counting customer based on time and marketing campaigns, reviewing customer traffic patterns, measuring dwell and idle time whilst recognising...

Ambient Assisted Living At A Glance Ambient Assisted Living, a term used to describe technology and processes implemented within Aged Care facilities to support the elderly through non intrusive practices and behaviours, with the intent to create a more natural environment to sustain healthy physical and mental health. Sensor Floor by SYNO Global SensFloor® by SYNO Global, is our new technology providing residents and support workers with assistive functionality that is tailored to meet the unique requirements of the Aged Care facility. This...

Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) is a sub-category of Ambient intelligence, which concerns the use of ambient intelligent techniques, processes and technologies to enable elderly people to live independently for a long as possible, without intrusive behaviours. A relative new technology trend that emerged from Europe, the intent is to embed intelligent "things" into the environment to support people without intrusive monitoring and work-flow. With the old-age dependency ratio (people older than 64) rising, particularly in the more developed nation, the impact...