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Hospital Fire Safety in the USA

They are places of safety for newborns or elderly, and everyone in between. It’s why fire safety in healthcare facilities is so stringent and rigorously enforced.

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Launches AtHoc IWS System

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Launches AtHoc IWS System

AtHoc system deployment in joint command military medical center safeguards 12,000 personnel in main Bethesda, Md. location.

exacqVision and IQinVision Team Up for Community Health Network

Megapixel technology key for protecting health systems’ extensive data networks.

Finding a Creative Solution

Hospitals are centers of healing and wellness that serve as a destination for those who have suffered injury or violence, causing people to possibly take safety and security for granted.

Tyco Security Products Provides Yale New Haven Hospital a Prescription for Unified Security

Tyco Security Products Provides Yale New Haven Hospital a Prescription for Unified Security

Phased approach transitions more than 12 individual sites onto C•CURE 9000, victor VMS across hospital’s central network.

DCH Regional Medical Center Selects AMAG Technology Symmetry SR Controller Retrofit Solution

DCH Regional Medical Center Selects AMAG Technology Symmetry SR Controller Retrofit Solution

The Symmetry SR Controller, used as a retrofit solution, allows users to easily and cost-effectively upgrade their current end–of-life security system to Symmetry and keep their existing infrastructure intact.

Hospitals Must Combat Threats to Both the Facility and Their Data

Hospitals Must Combat Threats to Both the Facility and Their Data

The modern healthcare facility must contend with a difficult combination of increasing crime, tightening regulations, and economic challenges as administrators and their security teams strive to protect people, property and sensitive data.

healthcare on guard

Healthcare on Guard

As the largest healthcare provider in the Twin Cities’ East Metro area, HealthEast Care System is dedicated to offering its patients the highest quality medical services.



CentraCare Health System takes a multi-pronged approach to medical safety and patient care

Operating with an Aggressive Dose of Security

Four hospitals (St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose and Sauk Centre), five long-term care facilities, nearly a dozen clinics and numerous specialty services operate under the growing CentraCare Health System umbrella in central Minnesota. In the past four years, Centra- Care’s growth has skyrocketed, and so, too, has the need to upgrade its security systems.

Managing Ever Changing Security Needs

The urban campus of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is representative of many modern metropolitan healthcare institutions today, with a main campus in a busy city center that takes advantage of every available square inch.

End to End Surveillance

At the behavioral health hospitals, risk management and staff training programs play an important role in the overall vision of their parent corporation by creating a safe and effective environment for patients, employees, visitors and the general public.

Ensuring Patient Privacy, Enhancing Security

Today’s video surveillance camera manufacturers offer models specifically built for the healthcare setting.

Chopper Control

Chopper Control

Helicopter emergency safety decisions are separate from medical decisions. Helicopter personnel need to be armed with the latest navigation tools to ensure safety for all onboard, especially when a matter of minutes can mean the difference between life and death.

Security-Net Grows Presence in Southeast with New Member, Vision Security Technologies

Vision Security Technologies provides Security-Net with geographical coverage and a strong marketing presence in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Honeywell Introduces Entry-level IP Video System

The entry-level system combines Honeywell's new MAXPRO NVR XE with the latest additions to its line of low-cost Performance Series IP cameras, and further eases the transition from analog to digital video for smaller companies such as retail and convenience stores, healthcare centers and professional office buildings.

The Picture of Health

Thieves are everywhere, and doctors' offices are no exception. Prescription drugs, medical supplies and good, old-fashioned money can all be targets of unscrupulous patients or employees. Surveillance to prevent these crimes, though, can be a tricky task because patients have a legal expectation of privacy. So what's a doc to do?

Indigo Identityware Announces Biometric Authentication for Healthcare

MorphoTrak’s biometric technology combined with Indigo’s proprietary Identity and Access Management solution will ensure healthcare providers seamless access each time they authenticate into their desktop and electronic medical records system.

Notifier Fire Alarms Seismic-certified and In-use

A California hospital receives seismic-certified fire alarm transplant.

UK Hospital Deploys DVTel Video Management System

DVTel Inc. recently announced that the Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, has selected DVTel from among eight video management software providers as the central platform for a newly-upgraded IP video management system.

Confronting Violence Health Care Workplace Violence

Most people think of hospitals as places for healing. But the threat of violence -- which can take many forms -- can be a daily reality for nurses and other health care workers, creating a compelling need to properly address the issue.

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  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3