Tech Trends: Go to the Replay

Surveillance vendors are continually innovating products that streamline the antiquated fast-forwarding process

These technologies that apply intelligence at the micro level of individual anomalies using analytics, and at the macro level of stitching together or combining selected video frames, really can help relieve the tedium and increase the efficiency of video review. It would be interesting to see, however, if these approaches could be combined to allow the science of analytics to be applied to the time-compressed scene for even more effective search and identification.


Ray Coulombe is Founder and Managing Director of, enabling interaction with specifiers in the physical security and ITS markets; and Principal Consultant for Gilwell Technology Services. He can be reached at or through LinkedIn or followed on Twitter at RayCoulombe.