ObjectVideo, Inc., announced today the signing of a global patent licensing agreement with Tyco Security Products’ American Dynamics business unit. This agreement provides American Dynamics access to ObjectVideo’s portfolio of video analytics patents as American Dynamics develops and launches a wide-range of its own video analytics software and hardware products.
The IT division’s network team at WKU implemented Milestone’s open platform video management software, XProtect Corporate.
- By Courtney Pedersen
- Feb 01, 2012
A security guard doing his nightly rounds on the perimeter of a power plant encounters a car left in a restricted area outside the security fence. The driver is nowhere to be found. Is this a threat?
- By Steve Surfaro
- Feb 01, 2012
Ask yourself. Would your organization like to have a system that offers quick, easy access for authorized users to enter specific locales or use particular data sets and which can also enforce and document compliance with your policies and procedures? In today’s complex world, however, your authorized users are probably forced to remember multiple passwords and carry different forms of credentials for various applications.
- By Phil Scarfo
- Jan 30, 2012
Passengers on the Santiago Metro system can travel more safely to their destinations due to a new security monitoring system from IndigoVision. More than two million passengers a day travel on the Santiago metro, the backbone of the Chilean capital’s public transport system.
This week, the Ottawa Senators and Scotiabank Place will play host to the NHL All-Star Game with enhanced facility surveillance.
In a series of blog posts, Unisys Corporation announced offering its enterprise technology predictions for 2012. Based on its work with clients around the world, Unisys expects that disruptive technologies cloud computing, mobility, social computing, big data and smart analytics, IT appliances, and cybersecurity will become more tightly woven into mission-critical systems and processes as organizations look for ways to innovate and operate more cost efficiently
As an estimated 24 million Zappos.com customers begin receiving notifications that some of their personal data have been compromised in a massive cyberattack, an Indiana University cybersecurity expert is warning those affected to be on the lookout for targeted fraud attempts.
ONVIF recently announced that it has released Profile S, the first in a series of profile introductions that will aid end users and system designers in determining interoperable components of a physical security solution.
Treasure Island Hotel & Casino received a comprehensive overhaul and update of the surveillance and security infrastructure throughout the resort property.
Megapixel video cameras from Arecont Vision are being used in European sporting events to help officials better determine race results in close competitions. At the Vojvodina Track & Field Club in Novi Sad, Serbia, the Arecont Vision 1.3 megapixel IP camera is capturing detailed images of sporting events so that athletes, and the order in which they finish, can be more easily identified.
Sandia National Laboratories computer scientist Casey Deccio has developed a visualization tool known as DNSViz to help network administrators within the federal government and global IT community better understand Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) and to help them troubleshoot problems.
IBM recently announced a new identity intelligence breakthrough designed in IBM labs to provide corporations with a far more sophisticated approach to managing the information employees can access.
Milestone Systems’ open platform IP video management software is the flexible basis for a customized solution in a new central prison in Switzerland, which has twice as many cameras as guards observing the life of those inside and outside the cells. Approaching the 6-meter high wall of the new prison in Lenzburg, Switzerland, it is already clear at the revolving steel door entrance that those inside are not the only ones under surveillance.
March Networks, provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that Fifth Third Bancorp has initiated an upgrade program of its existing March Networks’ video surveillance systems across more than 1,300 full-service retail banking branches, data centers, corporate offices, and operations and cash handling facilities
Miami Dade County schools depend upon superior surveillance.
- By Mark S. Wilson
- Jan 01, 2012
In the world of literature, folklore and myth, the appearance of a doppelganger is generally bad news.
- By Ronnie Rittenberry
- Jan 01, 2012
While the worst of the first global recession has subsided, another, potentially larger and deeper downturn looms on the horizon. Despite this fairly terrifying specter, IMS Research remains confident that demand for CCTV and video surveillance equipment will remain strong through 2012 -- growth for network video surveillance equipment sales is forecast to exceed 25 percent.
With smart functions incorporated into today’s network video cameras, images can be analyzed before they leave the camera, which can then trigger an alarm or relay other data to enable a system-wide response.
- By Bill Taylor
- Dec 01, 2011
From Black Friday all the way through the returns season, the sheer uptick in shoppers during the holiday season is daunting for retailers of any size.
- By Hedgie Bartol
- Dec 01, 2011