VIDEO ANALYSIS COULD REVOLUTIONISE MANUFACTURING –
BUT PRIVACY MUST COME FIRST
Intelligent video systems can offer much more than simply surveillance as an antitheft measure . It can instead gather useful data about patterns , trends and anomalies in manufacturing procedures and employees ’ activities , which can lead to safer workplaces and more efficient processes . But it is important to make sure privacy rules are adhered to . Simon Randall , CEO at Pimloc , a video privacy and security company , explains how companies can make the most of intelligent video systems .
SYSTEMS can help streamline production processes , apprehend thieves and improve employee safety – but are organisations prepared to take on responsibility for the data these camera feeds collect ?
Introducing video cameras to a factory or warehouse may not , initially , seem like an exciting prospect . Surveillance has long been used as a simple anti-theft measure – but now , combined with innovative AI and Deep Learning technology , intelligent video analytics systems can offer manufacturing organisations much more . Capturing a comprehensive visual overview of the workplace , video analysis offers decision-makers the dense , reliable information they need to implement the right changes . However , with cameras recording the personal information of every employee ,