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Regensburg, 15 April 2021 – In most video surveillance scenarios, the essential task is to identify relevant events in a short space of time. Therefore, surveillance managers need a powerful tool they can use to distil results rapidly and efficiently from the metadata and analytics data generated. To this end, the “SmartFinder” technology within new "SeMSy® Compact" video management system from Dallmeier promises a veritable “Comfort Search” with a whole range of functions.
Whether they take the form of classic VCA reports, standardised neural networks or customer-specific AI analysis, modern technology offers a vast range of capabilities for analysing video images and automatically detecting suspicious or relevant events. But these capabilities cannot be used successfully unless the surveillance managers can also find the important sequences quickly to investigate offences, track events or run an efficient loss management procedure. The new "SeMSy® Compact" video management system from Dallmeier is the successor to the proven "SMAVIA Viewing Client", and in conjunction with Dallmeier cameras and recording systems it delivers a whole range of innovative assistance systems for these tasks.
Search for count values, incidents, and objects
With the completely redesigned "SmartFinder" function, users first define the area and timeframe for their search. Then they can filter by the available analysis criteria, such as AI object groups or attributes, and specify the objects that are of interest for the current search. It is also possible to search for incidents in which a certain minimum or maximum number of objects were detected in freely definable areas, or in which objects have entered or left certain areas. The images in which the objects or count results have been found can then be displayed in an organised way in preview image sequences and on a timeline. This enables the operator to compare the search results easily and find the sequences he or she is looking for extremely rapidly. An easy-to-operate search function for timeframes and timeline markers complete the portfolio of search assistants.
Another important assistance function is SeMSy® Compact AutoTracking: With the analysis data from network cameras and Dallmeier Panomera® systems it is possible to detect image areas that include moving people or objects while the video stream is running – both live and in the recording. The operator can zoom in on these areas with complete accuracy, showing them in a detail split to attract attention to specific features during analysis.
Pixelation of people “not in motion”
In the context of the GDPR directives, it is particularly helpful to be able to pixelate individuals simultaneously even while the images from up to four different video streams are being displayed. This function is available for both live images and recordings, and it also recognises individuals who are not moving. The system can pixelate images from third party manufacturers as well as from Dallmeier cameras. It is also possible to differentiate according to user group, so that employees of the operator's own company see only pixelated faces, but the external security service can view unobscured images, for example. In this situation, pixelation is carried out on a powerful workstation equipped with SeMSy® Compact and the "Pixelation AI Server Software".
Dashboard for analysis data, control of "Panomera® Privacy Shield" and "Air Blast"
Besides being able to find significant incidents, it is at least as important for security managers to be able to gain an overview of the overall state of activities in the area under surveillance as quickly as possible. For this purpose, the SeMSy® Compact Dashboard outputs the various analysis data as a bar chart in a separate window. Besides a basic overview of all incidents, operators can select single cameras for analysing the incidents captured during the day. With the "SmartFinder" function, this view also supports direct display of the corresponding recordings. And users can also use the software to control the Panomera® functions such as "Panomera® Privacy Shield" or "Panomera® Air Blast Charger".
Dallmeier: Turn images into assets.
With pioneering video technology from Germany.
In 1984 Dieter Dallmeier founded what is now Dallmeier electronic – not in the proverbial garage, but in a garden shed in Regensburg, Germany. Today, the company, which can justifiably call itself a hidden champion for video information technology "Made in Germany", has several hundred employees worldwide, more than 250 of them at the company headquarters in the centre of Regensburg alone.
Our customers: From commercial enterprises to World Cup stadiums
Dallmeier's camera, recording, software, and analysis solutions optimise security and processes for B2B end customers in a wide range of industries in over 60 countries. The focus is on users from the casino, smart city, airports, logistics, stadiums, and industrial sectors. But also, banks, critical infrastructure facilities as well as medium-sized companies from all sectors.
Low total cost of ownership "Made in Germany"
With pioneering innovations, Dallmeier has succeeded time and again in placing itself at the forefront of technology: From the world's first digital image storage system with motion analysis in 1992, the patented "multifocal sensor technology" Panomera® with its "Mountera®" mounting system, to the latest Domera® camera family, which allows up to 300 camera variants with only 18 components. These and many other innovations provide real, tangible customer benefits. And with a low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and a high Return on Investment (ROI) they can easily compete with systems produced and supplied from low-wage countries.
Cybersecurity, data protection and ethical responsibility through maximum vertical integration
With 100% "Made in Germany", we also guarantee our customers the highest standards in data protection, cybersecurity, and ethical responsibility. With high quality and short supply chains, we also ensure – almost incidentally – sustainability and environmental protection. From our prestigious headquarters in the centre of Regensburg, Dallmeier not only carries out its own research and development but also the complete manufacturing process – from component to product to solution.