The transportation industry faces many unique operations and logistics challenges from many different sources including terrorists, smugglers, passengers, and personnel – and now the new silent nemesis called COVID-19. Yet the industry continues to prevail by continuously reinventing itself through the implementation of new procedures and innovative technologies. Behavioral analytics is one of them.
Just walk through any airport, train or railway station, bus depot or shipping port and you’ll most likely see a large number of video cameras deployed throughout the facility. Many of these security systems are also supplemented with specialty IoT imaging and edge devices that collectively capture voluminous amounts of visual data. Unfortunately, much of the information captured by these devices is not being leveraged for proactive and preventive measures.