Intelligent Network Video: Understanding Modern Video Surveillance Systems

August 6, 2013 - Comment

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.

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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.

Comments

J. Schuyler says:

Outstanding Reference to an Emerging Technology Comprehensive and well-writtent treatment of an emerging technology that gives good historical insight and a solid understanding of the intricacies involved with managing network video. Subject matter is thorough and easy to read. This book is a must-read for the designer of security systems, the security manager, IT systems administrator and the advanced security systems technician.

Warren says:

First Class Book This book is a must for all people involved in IP-based network surveillance and security applications. This book is easy to read and understand, making a high-tech subject easy for everyone to learn.

Ari Erenthal says:

Absolutly the best IPVS reference out there. Axis’ Fredrik Nilsson has written the definitive reference on IP video systems. Explains compression, network security, wireless, and more. Everyone in the video surveillance business needs to read this book.

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