Smartvue Advances Surveillance Technology for Patrol Cars with Microsoft

By CIOReview | Monday, July 20, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Police cars and surveillance services to get a makeover as Smartvue teams up with Microsoft. Smartvue, a provider of surveillance technology will now provide cloud-based services for the new Microsoft Advanced Patrol Platform (MAPP) to extend supervision services into patrol cars.  

MAPP connects its drivers to an extraordinary amount of helpful and easy-to-navigate information. It is equipped with hardware, software, Windows OS, Azure cloud integration and a mobile Smartvue video surveillance solution.

With the new technology, video footage captured by cameras mounted on police cars will not only get recorded to a device in the vehicle, but also stream active video to the cloud. It also enables commanding officers to login remotely from   any secure smart device to view live and recorded surveillance video. This new initiative will serve as a backup data if the recorded surveillance data in the vehicle gets damaged.

Commenting on the new technology, Martin Renkis, Founder and CEO, Smartvue Corporation, says, “For over a decade, we have been expanding the capabilities of visual intelligence and video surveillance by leveraging the cloud at each step in the value chain, and the new Microsoft Advanced Patrol Platform gives us greater capabilities to better serve government agencies.”