On-Net Surveillance Systems, Inc. (OnSSI) and Defentect are working together in a research demonstration project run by San Diego State University's Homeland Security Program and the SDSU Immersive Visualization Center (" Viz Center") that focuses on technologies and best practices needed to address the illicit transport of radiological materials used to make dirty bombs.
Thousands of sensitive sites across the world require highly reliable, cost-effective perimeter intrusion detection solutions that meet the wide range of security threats to governments and corporations.
- By Bill Evenson
- Aug 01, 2009
Delta Scientific, a manufacturer of counter-terrorist vehicle control systems, has announced a less costly, counter balanced electromechanical version of its DSC2000 crash-rated, anti-terrorist vehicle control barricade system to help protect soft targets—such as hotels—throughout the world.
Black & Veatch was selected by the state of Oregon to provide architectural and engineering services for the Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network (OWIN) project that is designed to enhance public safety.
The entire team at Future Fibre Technologies Inc (FFT), composed of developers, manufacturers and installers of fiber-optic intrusion detection systems, has completed the US Department of Homeland Security's Counter-Terrorism Vulnerability Information (CVI) Certification process.
Milestone Systems is the IP video management software being used by South Africa's Kruger National Park to ensure greater safety for wildlife and tourists. The open platform system is easy to upgrade and scale over time and geography.
Preventative efforts are taken in every aspect of daily life—from emergency preparedness to purchasing insurance to installing home security systems.
- By Steve Birkmeier
- Jul 01, 2009
Albert Einstein once wrote, "Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." This sentiment once inspired past generations to look upon nature as a place of discovery, growth and personal development.
- By Kris Rangarajan
- Jul 01, 2009
The new headquarters of the Iranian Ministry of Road and Transportation in Tehran has chosen IndigoVision’s complete IP Video system for its building-wide surveillance. The building is home to the minister and staff who are responsible for Iran’s transport infrastructure including roads, railways, shipping and aviation. The HQ consists of over 20 floors of office space with underground parking and required the very best surveillance technology to match its status as one of the country’s most important ministries.
Knowledge Center™—a daily use incident and event management software application—went live in Pennsylvania's Northeast Counter-Terrorism Task Force (NE-CTTF) in May.
We've written about cargo, port and airport security in the past, but there's nothing like seeing a port first-hand to understand how it all works. Without an up close and personal view, much is left to the imagination of how seagoing vessels arrive in port to unload, only to depart a few days later with hundreds of loaded containers.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Jun 03, 2009
Since the Hojstrup Housing Association in the Danish city of Vollsmose installed Milestone video surveillance in the spring of 2008, the costs of vandalism have fallen 36 percent. It has created better security for the residents and more money to make improvements for youth activities.
Vandalism, theft and acts of terrorism in recent years have motivated the electric generation and transmission industry to seek viable security solutions. Companies must secure their facilities and protect their physical and electronic assets while managing access to their properties state-to-state over geographically widespread regions.
- By Andy Hilverda
- Jun 01, 2009
AlliedBarton Security Services began its partnership with Virtua Mt. Holly Hospital in New Jersey 16 years ago and has been providing access control and mobile and walking patrols, monitoring security cameras and teaching security-related classes ever since.
- By Ken Bukowski
- May 29, 2009
Port Louis, the capital and main port of Mauritius, has invested in IndigoVision’s complete integrated IP Video solution for a new harbor-wide surveillance system.
Odyssey Technologies, Inc., manufacturer of Remote Eyes® digital video management systems, has partnered with IntelliVision, a vendor of intelligent video analysis solutions, to produce an integrated small form factor network surveillance solution with edge video analytics capabilities including people counting, loitering detection, and face detection and search.
The Field of Flags, a traveling war memorial dedicated by the Somers Congregational Church in Somers, Conn., began in October 2005 with 2,231 American flags, one for each American solider who died serving his or her country in Iraq and Afghanistan. The idea for the memorial came about as members of the church considered what they could do to show support for the troops. Each casualty reminded them of the dangers the soldiers face every day. The flags honor those who have given their lives as well as their families, whose lives have been forever changed.
- By Sherleen Mahoney
- May 01, 2009
Since Sept. 11, 2001, the American sports industry has increased security at major sporting venues and at high-profile events such as the Super Bowl, World Series and Olympics. Stadiums provide a perfect target for mass casualties and catastrophic economic impact, and even university sports programs are taking the necessary steps to secure their stadiums and campuses against potential threats.
- By Mark Moran
- May 01, 2009
The National Union of Mineworkers is the largest recognized collective bargaining agent representing workers in the mining, construction and electrical energy industries in South Africa, and the largest affiliate of the Congress of the South African Trade Unions, where non-racialism was a founding principle.
Lambeau Field is the first outdoor football stadium built for the exclusive use of the NFL's Green Bay Packers, winners of 12 league championships. Lambeau Field was voted the No. 1 stadium in atmosphere and fan experience by a Sports Illustrated online poll in 2007.