I think my feet have the flu. They are surely complaining after the first day of ISC West. There is lots of hustle on the show floor, and every exhibitor I talked to on opening day agreed -- business is booming.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Apr 07, 2011
KineticD has completed its acquisition of ROBOBAK, which provides hybrid-cloud backup software for MSPs and the remote offices/branch offices (ROBO) of small enterprises.
The new partnership complements Arecont Vision’s camera surveillance technologies with the combination of facial recognition, voice recognition, pattern of behavior, license plate recognition and visitor management that FST21’s SafeRise offers.
ADT Security Services, Inc. recently announced it has acquired Proximex, a provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) system software, to be operated by ADT’s Commercial business.
The A7 IP Camera SoC brings 1080p60 H.264 performance and integrates a high-performance image sensor pipeline with up to 500 MHz pixel capture rate with a multi-streaming 1080p60 H.264 encoder and power consumption below 1.5 watts.
Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that Eastern Michigan University is leveraging the next-generation Nextiva Video Management software from Verint Video Intelligence Solutions to advance the security of its facilities and further its commitment to safe learning environments.
Independent grocers face a tough business environment. They are typically faced with severe competition from national chains, price erosion and rising overhead, not to mention business related issues of food spoilage, sourcing, employee matters and loss prevention. To beat the odds in this tough environment, one independent business owner is using technology.
Why, users ask, must they choose between offline and online solutions? If online, why must they choose between wired and wireless? Why must they isolate technologies when they could choose them all, working under one system with only one database, to provide a holistic security and safety solution?
- By Karen Keating
- Apr 01, 2011
The company's global expansion will enable the company to help public and private organizations across the globe address their safety and security needs.
We wanted to know more about IP cameras and how technology began to deliver on the promise of connectivity, improved image resolution and the ability to manage bandwidth, so we talked with Steve Carney, senior product manager of IP cameras and encoders at Tyco Security Products.
IP-based surveillance signals growth and opportunity for the integrator who knows how to determine the best deployment and camera configuration for specific infrastructures. At the same time, end customers ranging from municipalities, schools and large corporations to small retailers are taking advantage of price reductions and the enhanced capabilities of networked-based cameras to build large video surveillance networks.
- By Steve Gorski
- Apr 01, 2011
Security Products magazine, the only integrated product magazine reaching the entire security market, announced the winners in the 2011 Security Products’ Govies Government Security award competition today. The awards honor outstanding government products in a variety of categories.
I always know spring is right around the corner when security industry people are planning for ISC West, and I start receiving press releases for the newest products. Look out Las Vegas, the security industry is about to invade Sin City.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Mar 30, 2011
Codebench has formed a partnership with Quintron Systems Inc. to provide the federal government and its agencies with a high-assurance access control solution that meets guidelines as outlined by the National Institutes of Standards and Technology.
Milestone Systems’ open-platform IP video management software is being used by Coastalwatch, an analytics and media content company that services international surf life-saving and coastal-management needs by delivering live and recorded video and information on beaches and coastlines around the globe via its CoastalCOMS division.
NICE Systems Ltd. recently announced that the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has placed a multi-million dollar order to expand its NICE implementation. DFW will be deploying NICE’s IP video surveillance solution and the NICE Inform incident information management solution.
Maple Grove, located in the growing northwest region of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, replaced its analog video system with a network-based surveillance solution to improve the protection of residents and city employees, secure community events and future-proof overall security.
The study, which surveyed more than 100 individuals who manage IT security at K-12 school districts in the United States, examines security practices and top security concerns in schools and school districts.
A three step-system design tool, the Avigilon Online System Design Tool allows consultants, integrators and customers to create predictable and consistent surveillance solution designs by enabling them to quickly identify the appropriate video quality level and recommended camera, lens and NVR combinations.
IQinVision recently announced the University of Miami, Florida, has installed over 350 IQinVision megapixel cameras throughout its main campus in order to create a safer environment for students, staff and visitors.