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Should I use live monitoring or event-based monitoring?

When we talk about remote video monitoring with companies operating in the physical security space, we’re often asked what the difference is between live and ..

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Kings Secure Technologies invests in False Alarm Filtering by Calipsa

Kings Secure Technologies has become the latest UK-based remote monitoring centre to adopt Calipsa’s AI-based False Alarm Filtering Platform into its control ..

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Can video analytics reduce car dealership crime?

When it comes to security, car dealerships often find themselves in a dilemma - keeping their valuable stock on display attracts customers, but it also ..

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The Calipsa platform redesign - improving the user experience

As of Wednesday 24th June, we’ve upgraded the Calipsa False Alarm Filtering platform to a fresh new design, designed to improve the user experience for our ..

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Machine learning explained: what is a neural network and why do we use them?

In the previous instalment of “Machine Learning Explained”, we covered the significance of true and false positives, and true and false negatives. In video ..

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Is video analytics the solution to solar farm theft?

Towards the end of 2019, the UK’s renewable energy sources provided more electricity to homes and businesses than fossil fuels for the first time. 6% was ..

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Calipsa appoints Brian Baker as Vice President of the Americas

Calipsa, a leading provider of deep learning powered video analytics for false alarm reduction, has announced the appointment of Brian Baker as Vice President ..

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3 questions you should ask before investing in a video analytics platform

If you have security cameras set up to remotely monitor your sites, adding video analytics to those cameras is a no-brainer; not only do your monitoring staff ..

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Machine learning explained: what are true and false positives?

In video analytics and remote monitoring, we talk a lot about true positives and false positives, and in turn you often hear people regularly mention true and ..

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3 reasons why your security installation business needs video analytics

Security installation businesses face all kinds of challenges - particularly when it comes to false alarm management. Long soak tests, multiple site visits for ..

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Calipsa announces First Response Group as the latest UK adopter of False Alarm Filtering

First Response Group has been announced as the latest customer to invest in False Alarm Filtering by Calipsa, the global-leaders in AI-powered false alarm ..

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How do the UK’s lockdown measures affect construction site security?

Last week, the UK government announced it would relax some lockdown rules, allowing a handful of professions to return to work. Construction workers are among ..

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In the spotlight with Craig Evans: empowering operators with a single solution

Craig Evans, Managing Director at Immix Software, discusses the changing world of video remote monitoring, and how Immix has become an industry leader in our ..

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Doyle Security incorporate Calipsa’s False Alarm Filtering Platform into their monitoring operations

Doyle Security has become the latest UK-based alarm receiving centre to embed Calipsa’s False Alarm Filtering Platform into their monitoring operations. Doyle ..

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The past, present and future of technology in physical security

In our third Calipsa webinar, we brought three experts together to talk about the past, present and future of technology in physical security. We were joined ..

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Can cutting-edge technology really fight crime?

Over the past decade, video surveillance has changed; where it used to be a way of reviewing a crime, it has now become an essential tool for real-time crime ..

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Calipsa and Immix Launch New Integration to Enable AI Verification of Video Alarms for Central Alarm Monitoring Stations

Calipsa and Immix have today announced the launch of a new integration for customers in the EMEA region. The integration, which will be available from May 5th, ..

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How to reduce the strain on monitoring operators

In our first Calipsa webinar, we discovered that many security businesses are seeing a much higher demand for 24/7 site monitoring as a result of the current ..

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5 things you need to know about cloud technology

Thanks to cloud-based services, we are more connected than ever. Music, video chats and email are all available to us at the click of a button - but how ..

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How can the monitoring industry adapt to remote working?

With many businesses in lockdown around the world, we wanted to find a way to continue sharing knowledge remotely. So, in Calipsa’s first webinar, our CEO ..

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How video analytics can take the strain off security operators

Businesses in the security industry work around the clock to promote safety and prevent crime; there’s always the pressure to keep standards high and continue ..

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Artificial intelligence - a natural progression for video surveillance?

Technology has revolutionised modern life, from how we run global companies to how we order takeaways. So how are new developments in artificial intelligence ..

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In the spotlight with Mark Wall: Disrupting CCTV monitoring software

Mark Wall, Global Sales Director at Webeye, discusses the rise of cloud-based security solutions and the evolution of CCTV monitoring software and technology ..

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Ebook: A guide to artificial intelligence in video surveillance

Machine learning and artificial intelligence. For the last couple of years they have been used everywhere. Some of the biggest companies are using them, ..

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In the spotlight with Ahmet Deveci: The state of CCTV installation in 2020

Ahmet Deveci, Director at CCTV Aware, takes part in a Calipsa Spotlight interview to share his insights into the changing face of the UK CCTV installation ..

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RAS Watch sign up to False Alarm Filtering by Calipsa

Calipsa are pleased to announce RAS Watch as the latest U.S based security company to sign up for False Alarm Filtering. The partnership will see RAS Watch ..

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How Calipsa manages millions of CCTV alarms a day

Millions of alarms pass through the Calipsa cloud platform everyday, coming from thousands of active cameras across the world. It’s a staggering amount of ..

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Calipsa to work with Envision Intelligent Solutions on false alarm reduction

Envision Intelligent Solutions has become the latest security solutions provider to adopt False Alarm Filtering by Calipsa. By deploying Calipsa’s False Alarm ..

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6 top physical security trends to watch in 2020

As we embark on a new decade, so comes the opportunity to set new business objectives and goals. It’s a time to consider how your security business can evolve ..

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TriCorps implements Calipsa technology to improve false alarm reduction

Calipsa is pleased to be working with TriCorps Surveillance to support the growth of their video surveillance operations. The partnership, which will provide ..

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Fenix Monitoring to implement Calipsa in their NSI Gold Alarm Receiving Centre

Fenix Monitoring is set to deploy Calipsa’s False Alarm Filtering Platform to support the continuous growth of their UK monitoring operations.

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A look to the future of video monitoring at the Calipsa Masterclass

On the 14th of November 2019, over 70 security industry professionals gathered in London for the inaugural Calipsa Masterclass event. The theme for the event ..

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Cougar Monitoring will work with Calipsa on false alarm reduction

Cougar Monitoring has become the latest UK monitoring station to deploy Calipsa’s False Alarm Filtering Platform as a solution to nuisance video alarms.

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Calipsa launches new UK distribution partnership with DVS

Calipsa has partnered with DVS, one of the UK's leading multi-brand distributors. The partnership will see DVS supply Calipsa's revolutionary cloud-based alarm ..

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Calipsa announces new integration partnership with Webeye

Calipsa has announced a new integration partnership with Webeye, a leading provider of security solutions, which will give webeyeCMS customers instant access ..

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Calipsa announces EyeQ Monitoring as the latest video monitoring company to implement false alarm filtering

EyeQ Monitoring have become the latest U.S-based video monitoring company to offer Calipsa’s False Alarm Filtering Platform as a service to their customers.

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What you need to know about artificial intelligence

Deep learning has gained more traction and dominance in recent years, with its use now spanning multiple industries and products, security included. But why? ..

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Join the 'Calipsa Masterclass: The evolution of the security industry' this November

Calipsa will be hosting its first ever event on 14th November 2019. Taking place in Central London and open to all security professionals, the inaugural ..

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In the spotlight with Maarten Mijwaart: Adding value with security technology

Maarten Mijwaart, Founder of the Security Industry Group, shares his thoughts on communication and technology in the current security landscape.

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Calipsa awarded smart grant from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency

Calipsa has been awarded funding from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, having successfully demonstrated the business’ potential through a competitive ..

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What increased false alarm ordinance means for security monitoring

False Alarm Ordinance is becoming increasingly strict across many regions of the United States. As tougher laws, bigger fines and verified response become more ..

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OmniVision Security becomes the first South African company to adopt Calipsa's False Alarm Filtering Platform

Calipsa are delighted to announce that OmniVision Security have signed up to use our False Alarm Filtering Platform, making them the first South African ..

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Mobile Video Guard to implement Calipsa’s False Alarm Filtering Platform technology

Calipsa are pleased to be working with Mobile Video Guard to improve false alarm reduction, as they become the latest US monitoring station to deploy Calipsa’s ..

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GSX 2019 review: Calipsa brings False Alarm Filtering to Chicago

Calipsa travelled to Chicago last week to exhibit at the General Security Exchange (GSX) 2019, organised by ASIS International. Taking place from the 10th to ..

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Calipsa announced as part of Tech Nation's Applied AI cohort

Calipsa is proud to have been recognised as one of the UK’s most ambitious AI companies by Tech Nation, who today announced their Applied AI cohort.

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In the spotlight with Evan Nardone: The role of technology in modern security

Evan Nardone, Chief Technical Officer at St. Moritz Security Services, shares his views on the evolution of guarding and how technology is influencing the ..

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Calipsa to exhibit at GSX in Chicago this September

Calipsa will be in Chicago this September for the ASIS Global Security Exchange (GSX) exhibition. We'll be exhibiting from 10-12 September on stand ..

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In the spotlight with Michael Askew: The state of the CCTV monitoring industry

Michael Askew, Founder and Managing Director of Monitor Computer Systems, discusses the changes and developments in the CCTV monitoring industry in our first ..

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Acadian Monitoring Services to adopt Calipsa's False Alarm Filtering Platform

We're delighted to welcome Acadian Monitoring Services to the Calipsa community, making them the latest US monitoring station to adopt the Calipsa False Alarm ..

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Making site security smart with AI

The latest artificial intelligence technology offers a cost effective and reliable solution to security monitoring for construction sites and other properties.

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Why the latest scaremongering about AI for security is exactly that

Artificial intelligence is never far from the headlines. While on rare occasions its ability and potential shines bright, more often than not the picture ..

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