Facility Security


A Slam Dunk

A Slam Dunk

With all this plus four lobbies and multiple entry points, security at American Airlines Center is a 24/7 responsibility. Finding the right camera system for such a diverse environment presented a challenge.

Washington State Hospital Employs Security Dog to Curb Violence

Washington State Hospital Employs Security Dog to Curb Violence

A hospital in Washington is deploying a K-9 unit to deter violence.

Indiana Synagogue Increases Security, Prepares for the Worst

Indiana Synagogue Increases Security, Prepares for the Worst

The Congregation at Indiana's Shaarey Tefilla Synagogue partners with Indiana State Police to train for an active shooter.

Intense Security Measures at Marijuana Dispensaries Following Incident

Intense Security Measures at Marijuana Dispensaries Following Incident

Marijuana dispensaries secure their facilities and employees for all possible scenarios.

Tennessee Justice Center Gets Security Upgrades

Tennessee Justice Center Gets Security Upgrades

Justice Center in Tennessee is continuing the work to create a more secure facility.

Michigan Church Incident Leads to More Efficient Security

Michigan Church Incident Leads to More Efficient Security

An incident that resulted in cancelled Sunday services leads to more effective security and advice from local police.

California Mall Employs Security Robot

California Mall Employs Security Robot

A security robot will start patrolling a California mall to increase security and customer relations.

Florida Hospital Upgrades Security, Ensures Safety of Patients

Florida Hospital Upgrades Security, Ensures Safety of Patients

The hospital recently began phasing in additional security measures, including reducing the number of entry points.



New York Hospital to Increase Emergency Department Security

New York Hospital to Increase Emergency Department Security

RRH officials said security will be increased in multiple areas of the emergency department, including the addition of more staff and a metal detector.

California County Board Adds Metal Detectors to Increase Security

California County Board Adds Metal Detectors to Increase Security

A metal detector will now greet visitors to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors chambers as part of a new, broader security policy intended to boost safety.

Utah Synagogue Trains for Active Shooter Following Pittsburgh Mass Shooting

Utah Synagogue Trains for Active Shooter Following Pittsburgh Mass Shooting

Congregants at the largest Jewish synagogue in Utah participate in active shooter training.

Houston Hospital Unveils Security Robot

Houston Hospital Unveils Security Robot

The largest hospital in Houston, Texas is increasing security with the addition of two security robots.

Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre Staff Outfitted with Personal Alarms

Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre Staff Outfitted with Personal Alarms

he alarms act as a personal security device and emit a loud noise when triggered.

Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Million by 2022

Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Billion by 2022

The physical security equipment market will see an increase in the next few years, largely due to threats and terrorism around the world.

Niagara Falls Hospital Looks to Beef Up Security

Niagara Falls Hospital Looks to Beef Up Security

The Niagara Falls Hospital is condensing points of entry and investing in visitor management.

Penn State Medical Center to Arm Security Guards

Penn State Medical Center to Arm Security Guards

These new safety and security measures come in light of an increase in violence against nurses and health care workers on the job. This year, Penn State Health has seen two violent incidents.

Winnipeg Hospital Increases After-Hours Security

Winnipeg Hospital Increases After-Hours Security

Manitoba's largest hospital is restricting after-hours visitors in an effort to increase security.

AI-Powered Robot to Patrol Japanese Train Station

AI-Powered Robot to Patrol Japanese Train Station

A new prototype of security robot will begin to patrol a Japanese train station in order to train for 2020 Olympic Games.

Security Guard Shoots Intruder at Washington D.C. News Station

Security Guard Shoots Intruder at Washington D.C. News Station

A burglary suspect was shot by a security guard after forcefully making his way inside the lobby of a news station.

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

The barriers were added as part of the newspaper’s efforts to increase security amid heightened hostility toward the media.

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  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3