Training note Video Analytics Counting
This article discusses 2 scenarios of counting objects and human on a similar software intelligence level as rated by the vendor.
IQ-110 Object Counting
- This is
an entry level application for counting the number of moving objects
including human across a user defined straight line boundary. This boundary does not need to
correspond to any physical structures and the definition is done on the
computer screen. A person crossing
the virtual boundary in the pre-defined direction as captured by the camera
will be counted one.
- This application provides counting on the two
parallel sides of a virtual rectangle. One side can be the entry, and the
other side can be the exit of the area of interest. Objects moving sideways will not be
- The camera
should be mounted overhead of the area of interest for the best
vision. In order to be more
specific, the user has to define the maximum size and minimum size of
objects to be counted with 2 boxes within the area of interest on the
- In order to count every object
crossing the boundaries, the user does not need to specify the Motion
Retention Time which is needed in other applications.
application produces a report of counts at the end of a predefined time
period. The report will be in tabular or graphical form with data and
time, and can be exported as a spreadsheet.
IQ-115 Crowd Gathering
- This application is intended for
monitoring a pre-defined area of interest for the number of people
gathering. The user shall define the minimum of time a person staying
within the area to qualify as “gathering”. In order to count human only,
the user shall define the max and minimum size of objects to qualify.
- The user has the option of asking for
alarming if the crowd has reached a certain predefined number.