Intelligent Network Video: Understanding Modern Video Surveillance Systems

Fredrik Nilsson, Communications Axis

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December 1, 2016 by CRC Press
Reference - 416 Pages - 333 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781315399904 - CAT# KE37727

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  • Covers advanced digital networking, intelligent video capabilities, and optimization
  • Provides specifications on MPEG-4 and other digital video formats
  • Provides a fully functional systems design tool on DVD
  • Includes more than 330 color images


    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.


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