How the Utilization of IoT is Benefitting the Airport Security

Enterprise Security Magazine | Tuesday, December 10, 2019

IoTThe digital networking of camera systems presents the prospects of improving the ways, where resources are used to design procedures efficiently and also reduce costs.

FREMONT, CA: As per a research, firm Statista, there are more than 20 billion end devices that have been already networked through the Internet, and by the next year, the number will increase more than three times by. The end devices have become more intelligent and efficient, which is driven by the advancement conducted in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and even 5G.

Artificial Intelligence

IoT helps the cameras to assist the users in increasing their understanding of the behaviors of the passengers and employees. The knowledge about different technologies opens up new opportunities for advancing the procedures and reduces downtime. The IoT has also made passenger transport not only more secured, particularly in airports but also efficient.

Smart Security Cameras

New application possibilities are being generated by the AI and higher for cameras in the IoT. Nowadays, complicated applications, such as video analyses or AI-based facial recognition, can be directly played on the camera. The security camera at the airport provides video data and compares the data in real-time, along with images in databases. The cameras can also detect and then interpreted in context various patterns of movement by travelers entering and exiting airport facilities and also the passengers within the terminals.

 Increased Security and Efficiency at Airports

Airports have to keep a check in the escalating numbers of passengers while guaranteeing them with a high standard of security. IoT applications for security cameras can offer support and make operations in these areas:

• Police can detect the people who are wanted with automatic facial recognition increasing security at check-in areas.

• Security cameras can analyze and control the flow of visitors by using smart displays. Passengers can also be informed in real-time about the timings and operational irregularities.

• Camera systems in air traffic control towers will also have the capability to analyze irregularities on the runways and inform the airport management team. New technologies assure optimal visibility even during night or poor weather.

• By linking with other data sources such as weather data, traffic data, and flight bookings, the systems can develop intelligent forecasts about potential operational disruptions.

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