Until recently, the use of video surveillance was limited to a security officer sitting in front of a screen and making sure no one was taking unpaid goods out of the store. There now exist intelligent systems capable of real-time video analysis and mass data processing. Today we will talk about how they are used in retail business and what hurdles stand in the way of their implementation.
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Based on the analysis of 2,457 queries for video analytics software from public sector and business customers in 2021, NtechLab found out that business is significantly ahead in terms of number of queries. However, most real deployments take place in the public sector.
From harmful substances and chronic occupational diseases to injuries and even fatalities, a manufacturing plant is, no doubt, one of the most dangerous areas for its employees’ health and wellbeing. According to the ILO’s estimations, 2.3 million women and men around the world succumb to work-related accidents or diseases every year; this corresponds to over 6000 deaths every single day. Worldwide, there are around 340 million occupational accidents and 160 million victims of work-related illnesses annually.