In order of accuracy and capability, they are:
- Neural Analytics
- Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence (DL and AI) Analytics
- Binary Large Object, or BLOB.
Digifort supports all three types, as well as integrating with the analytics in third-party NVR’s; ‘all-in-one’ analytics boxes; and cameras. Nick Bowden, Managing Director of Digifort UK explores the cost performance benefits of each.
The most accurate and capable analytics option is neural. This is the most expensive option to deploy because the software costs more and it requires high performance hardware to run it. The other analytics options may be less capable, but they are perfectly suitable for many CCTV applications, where budgets are tighter.