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Linux DVRs Detect Stolen, Abandoned Objects

Jul 05, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"A Phillipines-based video capture card vendor has soft-launched a line of Linux-based surveillance DVRs (digital video recorders). Neugent Technologies said its LX8000 SmartDetect DVRs have "built-in object detection video analytics," enabling them to watch for left, abandoned, missing, or stolen objects.

"Neugent's LX8000-series DVR line appears to be built from standard PC components, although the company does not publish technical specs for the devices. The DVRs appear to integrate one or more of Neugent's video capture cards, said to integrate MPEG4 acceleration, sound, and support for 4-, 8-, or 16-channels. Neugent also offers a Windows SDK (software development kit) for the cards..."

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