by Brianna Crandall — February 9, 2018 — Hikvision, a China-based global provider of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics and video surveillance solutions, and Austin, Texas-based Eagle Eye Networks, a global provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions addressing the needs of businesses, schools, alarm companies, security integrators and individuals, recently announced a video surveillance solution that enables Texas school districts to immediately comply with the video surveillance requirements set forth in Texas Senate Bill 507 (SB-507).
Hikvision USA and Eagle Eye Networks have partnered to serve the needs of school districts across Texas that showcases the capabilities and flexibility of their respective products. Providing a safer environment and peace of mind for students, parents, and staff, this low-cost, easy-to-use cloud-based solution meets all the criteria of the new law, and is available immediately.
The SB-507 Video Surveillance Solution combines Hikvision’s high-performance indoor Internet protocol (IP) dome camera with Eagle Eye’s Cloud Security Camera Video Management Solution (VMS) for high-resolution images that can be viewed on multiple devices.
- Video and audio storage for 90 days
- Video-sharing capability from any Internet-connected device
- Mobile app for access to historic or live footage on-the-go
- Cybersecure video highly resistant to being hacked
- High-definition IP cameras
- Restricted user permissions on a camera-by-camera basis
- Quick and easy installation
- Customized alerts (motion, intrusion, etc.)
The requirements set forth in Texas’s SB-507 are as follows (see explanation of SB-507 here):
- School districts must install audio and video monitoring equipment in any classroom where special education services are being provided at least 50 percent of the time.
- The camera equipment must be capable of recording audio in all areas of that setting.
- School districts are required to store the video/audio recordings for at least 90 days.
- If video clip is requested, it must be available for the school district to review within 48 hours.
The SB-507 Video Surveillance Solution is currently deployed at a major school district in Texas, and several school districts are following suit. This low-cost, easy-to-use cloud-based solution can be deployed in less than a day, says Hikvision. The solution is designed to enable easy search, retrieval, and sharing of relevant video clips 24/7.