CrimeDex / 3VR wins IAFCI Award

We would like to congratulate Jim “Gator” Hudson and our CrimeDex team for winning the President’s Award from the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI).  The award recognizes the important role Gator and 3VR play in the fight against fraud and Organized Retail Crime (ORC) and other financial crimes.  The award was presented at the 2015 IAFCI annual conference in Minneapolis. 

Video is now the fastest growing type of data in the world.

Mobile device usage and cloud services will drive big data

Video is now the fastest growing type of data in the world. According to Cisco's recent Visual Networking Index Report, “It would take an individual over 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks each month in 2019. Every second, nearly a million minutes of video content will cross the network by 2019.”

A recent Gartner report seems to agree. It says that “People and organizations are inundated by video, from surveillance images to media content and home videos.”

ATM skimming a growing threat

ATM Skimming A Growing Threat


- The Wall Street Journal - Theft of Debit-Card Data From ATMs Soars
- Insider Fox News - ATM Debit Card Data Theft Soars to the Highest Rate in Two Decades

"Debit-card compromises at ATMs located on bank property jumped 174% from Jan. 1 to April 9, compared with the same period last year, while successful attacks at nonbank machines soared by 317%, according to FICO."

The articles mention criminals using a "long-established technique" to commit these crimes since many ATMs are not equipped with the latest technology. Check out,

Going back to the Center of the Universe: NRF Retail's BIG Show 2015

3VR at NRF15

It's that time of year again! Retail's BIG Show begins this Sunday and we're so excited to tell you about the latest developments at 3VR. We enjoyed a record 2014 and are looking forward to continued growth as well as bringing you more innovative retail and security solutions in 2015.

From January 11-13, 2015, you'll be able to experience hands-on demos of the 3VR Customer Insights family of retail solutions for marketing, store operations, and loss prevention. Here's a breakdown of what will be on display in booth 926:

Happy Holidays from 3VR!


To Our Friends,

From all of us at 3VR, we'd like to thank you for your continued support. Wishing you good cheer this holiday season and a happy and joyous New Year!

Get Ahead in Security Integration: What You Need (Part 4)

Customers from different sectors have security requirements unique to their industry. 3VR has proven success in high-value deployments in industries ranging from retail, finance, hospitality, law enforcement and more. Leverage 3VR's existing integrations with a wide network of technology partners in Point-of Sale, Access Control and Alarm, ATM & Teller and more platforms to deliver more powerful, vertical-specific video surveillance solutions for a broad spectrum of customers.

Join us in Fort Lauderdale for NRF-Loss Prevention 2014

NRF LP 2014

There may be stormy skies in the forecast for Fort Lauderdale this week, but you won’t have to worry about the rain if you’ll be inside the Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center for the NRF Loss Prevention Conference + Expo 2014. From June 10-13, nearly 3000 professionals will be in town to discuss and learn about the issues they face in the retail LP industry, including organized retail crime, fraud, shrink, and investigations. Be sure to use #NRFLP14 to follow the conversation online!

3VR Develops Affordable Security Solutions for Carolinas HealthCare System

Carolinas HealthCare System


When evaluating security solutions, one of the biggest challenges is building confidence in the integrity of the video surveillance system. You want to be able to trust that the system will not fail and that the data will be there when you need it. Carolinas Healthcare System (CHS) had over 125 DVRs and 2,600 cameras in over 900 facilities, but no diagnostic or video health check capabilities to monitor the availability or condition of video security assets. Unfortunately, poor video quality, hard drive failures and individual camera failures were routinely discovered when data were needed most to aid security investigators.

Chico’s FAS Combats Shrink and Reduces Investigation Times with 3VR

Chico's Store

Like many retailers, Chico’s FAS faced challenges with employee theft and shoplifting. Of their 1,250 locations, 50 high-shrink stores were installed with CCTV equipment that did an adequate job of identifying suspicious activity, but the LP team struggled with their legacy platform: they were unable to access archived video quickly or easily, and gathering evidence to build cases for security investigations was tedious and cumbersome. In order to better combat shrink, Chico’s needed a solution that would help them speed up investigations, investigate potential employee theft and conduct store audits.

Reflecting and Recovering from ISC West 2014

It’s been two weeks. Have you recovered from ISC West 2014 yet?

The months of preparation leading up to the show seem like a blur now, but at the time, ISC was an all-consuming, all-hands effort for our small company. Demos! Messaging! Meetings!