Major airports typically have more than 1,000 cameras installed at and around their buildings and runways. Their security personnel often monitor facility perimeters with CCTV cameras as well, but these devices may be inadequate in truly keeping a close eye on potential risks.
- By Bob Banerjee
- Sep 01, 2009
The King Fahd Industrial Port at Yanbu on the Red Sea coast is the Saudi sea gateway for Europe and the fastest developing industrial area in Saudi Arabia. Its CCTV monitoring system, which has to provide high security for valuable cargos and infrastructure, has recently been upgraded with Geutebruck servers, management system, video analysis and GUI to replace a previous IP solution whose performance had proved disappointing.
ioimage video analytics protects major automotive motor plant in Buyong.
Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that the University of Rhode Island has implemented Nextiva Networked IP Video Management from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions to focus on student and facility safety.
Verint Systems Inc., a provider of analytics software-based solutions for workforce-enterprise optimization and security, today announced that Metro Transit in Minneapolis/St. Paul is implementing the Nextiva Transit video solution from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions.
ioimage recently that its products have been installed to protect the water storage tanks of the borough of Kutztown, Penn.
NICE Systems Ltd., a provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract insight from interactions to drive performance, has announced that the First International Bank of Israel (FIBI) has completed its initial deployment of NICE's Interaction Analytics Business Solutions to improve cross-sell/upsell capabilities, increase customer satisfaction, and decrease contact center agent knowledge gaps. FIBI has chosen to implement Interaction Analytics from NICE to gain advanced capabilities in providing world-class customer service, and to help its customers better manage their finances.
Cernium, a developer of video analytics-enabled products, announced recently that Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions has selected and deployed Perceptrak, Cernium's server-based enterprise video analytics software solution. Perceptrak will assist corporate security personnel in monitoring the perimeter of the Baltimore medical center campus.
Preventative efforts are taken in every aspect of daily life—from emergency preparedness to purchasing insurance to installing home security systems.
- By Steve Birkmeier
- Jul 01, 2009
IBM recently announced the creation of one of the world's most advanced, integrated network video monitoring systems for Chicago's Navy Pier. The project increases video security capabilities at Navy Pier and integrates new and existing safety resources to safeguard people and property.
HDcctv Alliance, the global security industry consortium established to manage technical standards for HDcctv equipment interoperability, announced recently that the organization is now open for membership sign up.
Verint Systems Inc., a provider of analytics software-based solutions for workforce-enterprise optimization and security, today announced that Banco Azteca has implemented the Nextiva IP Video Management solution from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions to help safeguard its data center operations.
When acts of violence occur at schools or on college campuses, or threats of terrorism force the emptying of the local shopping mall or a downtown office building, everyone goes on alert. The idea that significant security threats can come as close to home as school or work raises the question: What can be done to protect these areas and safeguard people?
- By John Whiteman
- Jun 01, 2009
Security directors face large problems in large facilities. Officials at airports, seaports, industrial facilities and other large installations deal with a unique set of security problems. They also have a unique set of limitations. They must protect against a variety of security threats, many of which are unknown, and they must address these issues with limited manpower. They also are dealing with creative enemies who are always adapting and enhancing their sly methods.
- By Kurt Stoll
- May 27, 2009
The city of Burbank, Ill., which neighbors Chicago and has a population of more than 28,000, has installed a new video surveillance system using 22 Sony SNC-RX Series IP network security cameras to aid the police department in preventing and solving crimes.
The first day on the IFSEC floor has apparently been disappointing for some exhibitors. Since I’ve never been here before, I’m not sure how crowded it should look and the only thing I have to judge by is the traffic from ISC West. It didn’t seem all that crowded.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- May 13, 2009
With the support of multiple new members, ONVIF now accelerates its efforts towards an open global standard for the interface of network video products. Several working groups were recently established with focus on conformance tools and the next version of the specification.
This year’s ISC West Exposition wrapped up last Friday as a resounding success. Sure, attendance was a little down, but the show floor was still bustling each day -- a sight that left me reassured about the state of our industry during these troubling times.
- By Megan Weadock
- Apr 10, 2009
I was an ISC West newbie this year -- it was my first time attending the show, and I can sum up my experience with one word: amazing.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- Apr 10, 2009
Pivot3 won SIA’s Best in Show Award at the 2009 New Product Showcase for its Serverless Computer storage solution at ISC West. Pivot3 provides clustered architecture that delivers large-scale, high-bandwidth storage using off-the-shelf hardware components combined with specialized software.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- Apr 03, 2009