Dealers and Integrators


Technology at the Door

Advancements in emerging technologies require leadership, critical thought about the future, and a willingness to take risks. Stretching oneself to integrate with new technologies is critical, of course, but the true promise of innovation is offering new solutions to the market.

Service Driven Security

Service Driven Security

Efficiency is part of Climatec’s DNA—after all, much of their work is in energy and access solutions—but efficiency doesn’t mean taking shortcuts. Climatec believes in client-focused, service-driven work and solutions.

Digital Security in a Zero Trust World

Digital Security in a Zero Trust World

We’re hearing about security breaches every day in the news. From retailers like Target and TJ Maxx, to financial services firms like Equifax and J P Morgan Chase, and government agencies like the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), it seems like no organization is safe.

Industry Focus

Artificial Intelligence and Drones

I went shopping after Christmas. Right there, on sale, I spotted a drone. I couldn’t take my eyes off of the box and for whatever reason, I felt compelled to buy it.

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Instruction vs. Deduction: Deep Learning and Advances in VCA

As camera counts and the data they provide grow ever-larger, it becomes increasingly difficult for organizations to monitor, perform investigations, and draw useful conclusions from the valuable information gathered by their video surveillance infrastructure.

Radical Departure on the Edge

After several business trips to California, I did bump in to something a little radical and most certainly worth a story. The story begins with Steve Reinharz, a man who is living on the leading edge of technology. It is the people, or things that he associates with that brings pause.

A New Kind of Employee

A New Kind of Employee

More than 22 years ago, Steve Reinharz decided he wanted to become part of the security industry. He stepped into his first integration at a local gas station.

Industry Focus

What’s Next?

The growth of technology is everywhere. What’s next for the security industry? I think the next innovation poised to transform the security industry will be deep learning or artificial intelligence (AI), which is a system that learns by looking at masses of data.



Poised for Expansion

Poised for Expansion

Most of us are using biometric technology in some way, shape or form whether that is at work or in our personal lives. If you are not yet using it, you will be soon.

Eliminating Fraud

The challenge of accurately tracking who has worked, and for how long, has exasperated employers for centuries. It is easy to see why—payroll is the single largest cost for most businesses.

The Next Evolution

The Next Evolution

It is time to pay attention to Artificial Intelligence (AI). With Apple Siri, Google Assistant and now Amazon Echo, voice recognition AI interacts with users worldwide thousands of times a day.

Archiving Security

Archiving Security

The University wanted to implement a robust VMS with good video storage capacity that included alarms and notifications for motion detection or perimeter crossings in order to control potential external and, most importantly, internal theft.

Get Out of Our Space

Get Out of Our Space

Most people, when confronting a drone (Unmanned Air Vehicle/Unmanned Air System) operating in or around their area of responsibility in an unsafe manner, would like to bring it down immediately.

Playing by the Rules, or Metrics

Recurring Monthly Revenue, almost always referred as RMR, is probably the most important metric of any subscription business.

Our Digital Identities

Industry Professional

Our Digital Identities

Blockchain, the backbone technology behind Bitcoin, has grown exponentially since its inception in 2008. Since 2013, Google searches of “blockchain” have risen by 1,900 percent.

Getting a Kick out of Security

Getting a Kick out of Security

You’ll get a real kick out of this security story. It is all about a secure perimeter and access control that is stored in the cloud and a man devoted to those around him.

Getting the Most from Camera Analytics Requires the Right VMS

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Ideal for customers seeking an easy to use end-to-end video surveillance solution, WAVE is highly customizable and can create tailored network video solutions for any type of project, on any device.

Metro Security

Cover Story

Metro Security

It has been a long time coming, but the Bexar County Metro 911 Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is up and running, and the security systems implemented to protect the facility are among the best of the best. The regional operations center unifies emergency operations into one cutting-edge facility.

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

Standalone systems, where certain access points are equipped with card readers but are not connected to a larger network, can provide a cost-effective access control solution.

Industry Focus

Serious About All Security

I read a recent news story I wanted to share and make aware of the ramifications. After nearly disappearing in the 1990s, the spread of child sexual abuse material exploded with the rise of the internet, while child sex trafficking increased with exposure to a greater market online. Today, the problem is complex and still growing.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - September 2019

    September 2019

    Featuring:

    • Deploying IoT Devices
    • Averting Workplace Violence
    • Automating Emergency Communication
    • Security by Design
    • The Access Solution

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