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Fully Distributed Secure Video Surveillance Via Portable Device with User Awareness

  • Arcangelo Castiglione
  • Ciriaco D’Ambrosio
  • Alfredo De Santis
  • Francesco Palmieri
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8128)

Abstract

Internet-based video surveillance systems are now widespread in the modern e-Society, since they can be used to manage multiple physical security problems in a lot of contexts. Moreover, the growing diffusion of portable device, along with the necessity of keeping specific environments and motion events under control, brought out the need for more flexible and proactive systems, which allow the management of such scenarios. However, most of the state of the art video surveillance systems are known to be unscalable, unreliable, insecure, and do not provide adequate guarantees for user awareness when a determined situation of interest occurs. Furthermore, almost all the currently defined systems, lack in operation flexibility: they are designed for a specific context and can not be easily adapted to the different ones.

In this work, we propose general-purpose video surveillance system, which is fully distributed and accessible through ubiquitous portable devices. Such system, whose architecture is based on a self-organizing overlay network built on top of a mixture of already existing physical network connections, provides an high degree of reliability for the interactions among all its components, and ensures to its users, regardless of where they are located, the ability to receive notifications upon the occurrence of interesting events.

Keywords

P2P Surveillance Ubiquitous User Awareness Secure P2P Systems Mission Critical Systems Portable Surveillance Monitor Kademlia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arcangelo Castiglione
    • 1
  • Ciriaco D’Ambrosio
    • 1
  • Alfredo De Santis
    • 1
  • Francesco Palmieri
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità di SalernoFiscianoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell’InformazioneSeconda Università di NapoliAversaItaly

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