VIDEO WALL PROCESSOR COMPARISON

MediaWall OmniWall Galileo MediaWall V
1900 2900 4200 4500 OW 16 OW 32 GO 16 GO 40 GO 56 500 550
System
Architecture Embedded Embedded PC-Based Hybrid
Chassis Size 2RU 2RU 3RU 7RU 4RU 7RU 4RU 4RU 4RU 3RU 6RU
Inputs & Outputs
4K UHD Capability – Input No No Yes Yes
4K UHD Capability – Output No No No Yes
Inputs – Digital 24 24 24 30 16 32 16 40 56 18 36
Inputs – Analog 24 24 24 30 16 32 64 160 272
Outputs 2 4 8 12 16 32 16 40 56 12xHD / 6x4K 24xHD / 12x4K
Features
IP Stream Decode & Display No No Yes Optional
Multiple wall support No Yes Yes Optional
Runs Windows applications No No Yes Optional
Output rotation No No Yes No
Windows any size, anywhere Yes No Yes Yes
Window labels Yes No Yes Yes
Matrix switching capability No Yes No Yes
VIDEO WALL PROCESSOR COMPARISON

MATROX IrisGTR bundled with DA5 Coming Soon !

 Matrox Design Assistant 5 is the latest evolution of the flowchart-based integrated development environment (IDE) for machine vision. It lets users easily create an application flowchart as well as the HMI, thus taking projects from concept to completion in record time, with less effort, greater confidence, and without the need for conventional programming.Matrox Iris GTR measures just 75mm x 75mm x 54mm, allowing it to fit into tight spaces. It uses On Semiconductor® PYTHON CMOS image sensors and an Intel® Celeron® dual-core embedded processor that allows it to inspect faster moving lines or perform more inspections in an allotted time. Its IP67-rated housing and M12 connectors make Iris GTR dust-proof, immersion-resistant, extremely rugged, and right at home in dirty industrial environments. MATROX IrisGTR bundled-DA5

“Matrox Design Assistant 5 vision software is the ideal vision software for users of all skill levels based on proven technology currently in-place in factory automation applications across a wide range of industries,” said Fabio Perelli, product manager, Matrox Imaging. “System integrators, machine builders, and line integrators will appreciate the Iris GTR integrated with Design Assistant 5, allowing them to use the tools they need to tackle demanding vision projects faster than ever, easier than ever, and within tight budgets.”

Availability

 Matrox Iris GTR smart cameras bundled with Design Assistant 5 vision software will be made available in Q4 2016. SKUs of the Iris GTR for use with the Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) 10 SDK are available at this time.

Pricing

For pricing on this and other exciting vision technologies contact Integrys at clientservice@integrys.com or 1 888 509 8455

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DOES YOUR BODY WORN CAMERA IMPROVE OFFICER SAFETY?

17-08-2016

All cameras can record evidence, but what body camera records the Officers point of view and improves officer safety while de-escalating confrontational situations?  At Reveal, we build solutions that are both innovative and proven effective in the field.  The Reveal body camera was designed with feedback from law enforcement worldwide, which resulted in a front facing screen and articulating camera head.

The public is able to clearly see themselves on the screen, adding transparency to the situation. Our customers have told us that having the front facing screen brings a new dynamic to the interaction between the public and law enforcement.  No other body worn solution is as proven to increase officer safety.  The Reveal body camera is also flexible – the screen and LEDs can be turned off for those situations requiring no illumination capability.

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BYOS… BRING YOUR OWN STORAGE….

17-08-2016

No other professional, evidentiary quality body worn camera solution provides the flexibility and versatility as Reveal’s body camera solutions. Don’t get trapped in expensive contracts…our DEMS evidence management system supports multiple storage options and locations including on premise, cloud and hybrid. Each camera is licensed so no additional fees are required for additional non camera users such as evidence clerks and District Attorney’s. If your department needs cloud storage, DEMS can use popular choices of Microsoft’s Azure Government Cloud, Amazon’s AWS, and others too.

Comprehensive, but easy to use….

Reveal’s DEMS (Digital Evidence Management System) is built upon a decade of expertise providing complex body worn camera solutions to agencies across the world. We learned quickly from our customers to make our software flexible enough to keep up with ever-changing laws, policies, and IT environments. We believe that your policies should dictate how your technology works, not the other way around.

We would welcome the opportunity to assist your department with a body camera solution.

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SAN RAMON POLICE OFFICERS BEGIN WEARING BODY CAMERAS WITH A TWIST

09-09-2016

This news piece is found on the NBC Bay Area Website

Police officers in several Bay Area cities are starting to get used to the newest piece of equipment in their arsenal: a Reveal body-worn camera. But the devices being used by cops in one East Bay city are sporting a unique feature.

San Ramon became the first city in California to purchase a body-worn video system equipped with an outward-facing playback display that shows what is being recorded.

San Ramon officers are already being trained on how to use the camera.

“I think it keeps everybody accountable,” motorcycle Officer Bill Doherty said.

Doherty got to test the device during a recent traffic stop, informing the driver that he activated the camera when he made the stop. The driver is able to watch the video as it records.

The cameras already are popular with European law enforcement agencies.

At the end of a shift, Doherty and other officers place their cameras in a smart dock, and the video is uploaded to a cloud-based server, where it will stay for a year – or indefinitely if the video is used as evidence.

“From that point, everything is managed through an evidence management software,” Lt. Denton Carlson said.

Carlson said the department felt these type of cameras offer more transparency. As for those concerned about privacy, Carlson said there is a legal standard for public places.

“If you’re in a public place, you’re freely able to record what’s going on in that place,” he said.

The city bought 40 cameras to be distributed to officers over the next few months.

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POLICE BODY CAMERAS ‘CUT COMPLAINTS AGAINST OFFICERS’ – REVEAL DISCUSSES CAMBRIDGE UNI REPORT ON BBC

29-09-2016

A BBC news report published this morning shared findings from a study on BWV conducted by the Cambridge University. It found that complaints by members of the public against officers fell by 93% over 12 months compared with the year before. Police Body Cameras

Reveal participated in a BBC news discussion with journalist Victoria Derbyshire around the positive impact of BWV – watch it here.

Almost 2,000 officers across four UK forces and two US police departments were monitored for the project.

Dr Barak Ariel, who led the research, said no other policing measure had led to such “radical” changes.

The experiment involved police from Northern Ireland, the West Midlands, West Yorkshire, and Cambridgeshire, as well as the Rialto and Ventura police departments in California, working for a total of almost 1.5 million hours.

The findings, published in the journal Criminal Justice and Behaviour, showed there were 113 complaints made against officers during the year trial period, compared with 1,539 in the 12 months before – a reduction of 93%.

Dr Ariel, who is based at the Cambridge Institute of Criminology, said: “I cannot think of any [other] single intervention in the history of policing that dramatically changed the way that officers behave, the way that suspects behave, and the way they interact with each other.”

He said the results indicated both police and the public were adjusting their behaviour.

“Once [the public] are aware they are being recorded, once they know that everything they do is caught on tape, they will undoubtedly change their behaviour because they don’t want to get into trouble. Individual officers become more accountable, and modify their behaviour accordingly, while the more disingenuous complaints from the public fall by the wayside once footage is likely to reveal them as frivolous.”

Find out more about the Reveal cameras demonstrated on the programme here

Police Body Cameras

USE OF BODY-WORN CAMERAS SEES COMPLAINTS AGAINST POLICE ‘VIRTUALLY VANISH’

04-10-2016 BODY-WORN CAMERAS SEES COMPLAINTS

“There can be no doubt that body-worn cameras increase the transparency of frontline policing. Anything that has been recorded can be subsequently reviewed, scrutinised and submitted as evidence”    Barak Ariel BODY-WORN CAMERAS SEES COMPLAINTS

Body-worn cameras are fast becoming standard kit for frontline law enforcers, trumpeted by senior officers and even the US President as a technological ‘fix’ for what some see as a crisis of police legitimacy. BODY-WORN CAMERAS SEES COMPLAINTS

Now, new results from one of the largest randomised-controlled experiments in the history of criminal justice research, led by the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Criminology, show that the use by officers of body-worn cameras is associated with a startling 93% reduction in citizen complaints against police.

Researchers say this may be down to wearable cameras modifying behaviour through an ‘observer effect’: the awareness that encounters are recorded improves both suspect demeanour and police procedural compliance. Essentially, the “digital witness” of the camera encourages cooler heads to prevail.

Reveal body cameras feature prominent front-facing screens that allow people to see themselves onscreen as they are being filmed. This provides a visible demonstration that their actions are being recorded, as well as a cognitive acknowledgement, which enhances the effect of behaviour alteration.

The experiment took place across seven sites during 2014 and early 2015, including police from areas such as the UK Midlands and the Californian coast, and encompassing 1,429,868 officer hours across 4,264 shifts in jurisdictions that cover a total population of two million citizens. The findings are published today in the journal Criminal Justice and Behaviour.

The researchers write that, if levels of complaints offer at least some guide to standards of police conduct – and misconduct – these findings suggest that use of body-worn cameras are a “profound sea change in modern policing”.

“Cooling down potentially volatile police-public interactions to the point where official grievances against the police have virtually vanished may well lead to the conclusion that the use of body-worn cameras represents a turning point in policing,” said Cambridge criminologist and lead author Dr Barak Ariel.

“There can be no doubt that body-worn cameras increase the transparency of frontline policing. Anything that has been recorded can be subsequently reviewed, scrutinised and submitted as evidence.”

“Individual officers become more accountable, and modify their behaviour accordingly, while the more disingenuous complaints from the public fall by the wayside once footage is likely to reveal them as frivolous.

“The cameras create an equilibrium between the account of the officer and the account of the suspect about the same event – increasing accountability on both sides.”

Ariel worked with colleagues from RAND Europe and six different police forces: West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, West Yorkshire, the Police Service of Northern Ireland, and Rialto and Ventura in California, to conduct the vast experiment.

Each trial was managed by a local point of contact, either an officer or civilian staff member – all graduates of the Cambridge University Police Executive Programme.

Every week for a year, the researchers randomly assigned each officer shift as either with cameras (treatment) or without (control), with all officers experiencing both conditions.

Across all seven trial sites during the 12 months preceding the study, a total of 1,539 complaints were lodged against police, amounting to 1.2 complaints per officer. By the end of the experiment, complaints had dropped to 113 for the year across all sites – just 0.08 complaints per officer – marking a total reduction of 93%.

Surprisingly, the difference between the treatment and control groups once the experiment began was not statistically significant; nor was the variations between the different sites.

Yet the before/after difference caused by the overall experimental conditions across all forces was enormous. While only around half the officers were wearing cameras at any one time, complaints against police right across all shifts in all participating forces almost disappeared.

Researchers say this may be an example of “contagious accountability”: with large scale behavioural change – in officers but also perhaps in the public – seeping into almost all interactions, even during camera-less control shifts, once the experiment had introduced camera protocols to participating forces.

“It may be that, by repeated exposure to the surveillance of the cameras, officers changed their reactive behaviour on the streets – changes that proved more effective and so stuck,” said co-author Dr Alex Sutherland of RAND Europe.

“With a complaints reduction of nearly 100% across the board, we find it difficult to consider alternatives to be honest,” he said.

Critically, researchers say these behaviour changes rely on cameras recording entire encounters, and officers issuing an early warning that the camera is on – reminding all parties that the ‘digital witness’ is in play right from the start, and triggering the observer effect.

In fact, results from the same experiment, published earlier this year, suggest that police use-of-force and assaults on officers actually increase if a camera is switched on in the middle of an interaction, as this can be taken as an escalation of the situation by both officer and suspect.

“The jolt of issuing a verbal reminder of filming at the start of an encounter nudges everyone to think about their actions more consciously. This might mean that officers begin encounters with more awareness of rules of conduct, and members of the public are less inclined to respond aggressively,” explained Ariel.

“We suspect that this is the ‘treatment’ that body-worn cameras provide, and the mechanism behind the dramatic reduction in complaints against police we have observed in our research.”

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BODY-WORN CAMERAS SEES COMPLAINTS