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Abstract

With the growing availability of reliable video equipment for surveillance applications in safeguards and the disappearance of the Super 8 mm cameras, there will be a period of transition from film camera to video surveillance. This gradual transition, as the film cameras come to the end of their useful lives, will afford the safeguards authorities the opportunity to examine in detail the logistical and procedural changes necessary. This paper examines, on the basis of existing video equipment in use or under development, the differences and problems to be encountered in the approach to surveillance. These problems include tamper resistance of signal, on site and headquarters review, preventative maintenance, reliability, repair, and overall performance evaluation. In addition the advantages and flexibility offered by the introduction of video, such as on site review and increased memory capacity, are also discussed. The paper also considers the overall costs and manpower required by EURATOM for the implementation of the video systems as compared to the existing twin film Minolta camera system to ensure the most efficient use of manpower and equipment.

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Authors: CHARE P J, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);WAGNER H G, JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY);OTTO P SCHENKEL R JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY), JRC ISPRA ESTAB. (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: 28TH ANNUAL MEETING INMM, NEWPORT BEACH, CA. (USA), JULY 12-15, 1987 WRITE TO CEC LUXEMBOURG, DG XIII/A2, POB 1907 MENTIONING PAPER E 33575 ORA
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Record Number: 1989126024501 / Last updated on: 1989-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en