Tech Trends: Big Data Analytics- Using Video

New technology can harness surveillance data to provide greater value for business operations

Between smart cameras and these types of smart networks, we can surely expect to see video stored in a way that makes it far more useful than most stored video is today. Big data analytics for video has great potential to create added business value, operations efficiency, customer satisfaction, liability reduction and marketing data. It all comes down to making sense of a ton of information that, right now, is of limited use.


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. Follow him on Twitter, @RayCoulombe.