Video Surveillance


House of Representatives Passes Bill Banning Government use of Chinese Surveillance Gear

House of Representatives Passes Bill Banning Government Use of Chinese Surveillance Gear

The $717 billion defense-policy bill is the latest move against Chinese technology on the basis of national security concerns.

More Than Meets the Eye - Cloud Video Surveillance

More Than Meets the Eye - Cloud Video Surveillance

With a multitude of cloud providers vying for market share to store your data and provide cloud computing, creating your own data center deployments with associated hardware, networking and storage systems, doesn’t generally top the list of additional headaches one might pursue in today’s world, unless you are Dean Drako.

Video Surveillance Market to Reach $43.8 Billion by 2025

Video Surveillance Market to Reach $43.8 Billion by 2025

The recently released research attributes the large jump to the addition of artificial intelligence and analytics to video surveillance cameras and systems.

School District Layers Security with Advanced Video Surveillance

School District Layers Security with Advanced Video Surveillance

Lockport City School District is adding video surveillance cameras with the ability to identify possible threats.

Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas to Increase

Airport Security Outside TSA-Screened Areas to Increase

A bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would increase the security outside of TSA-screened areas.

Violent Incidents on UT Campus Leads to Improved Security

Violent Incidents on UT Campus Leads to Improved Security

The University of Texas has stepped up its safety and security following violent incidents on campus.

Creating an Effective Solution

Creating an Effective Solution

These days you hear a lot about the use of surveillance equipment is all avenues of life from banks to airports to your front porch, but a significant area that can often be overlooked is the agricultural, livestock and wildlife industry.

Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics

A security camera is much more than a security camera when it’s part of an analytics infrastructure that serves completely new goals, advancing the organization and management of businesses and even entire cities.



Widespread Glitches Lead to the Replacement of 173 Cameras at Montreal Hospital

Widespread Glitches Lead to the Replacement of 173 Cameras at Montreal Hospital

The Montreal General Hospital is taking steps to replace all of its 173 surveillance cameras in the upcoming months due to widespread glitches with the monitoring system that have lasted for years.

Benefits and Challenges

Benefits and Challenges

The first IP network-based megapixel (MP) cameras were a disruptive technology. They were often more expensive on a unit basis than their familiar analog counterparts.

Austin Boosts Security as a Result of Package Bombs

Austin Boosts Security as a Result of Package Bombs

UT Austin, Austin Country Club and the neighborhoods in the area are boosting security following the serial bombings.

Security on a High Note

Security on a High Note

The safety and security of visitors and staff and the protection of the Musical Instrument Museum's extensive collection is an essential aspect of fulfilling its mission. With an active facility during both day and evening hours, the museum sought to upgrade its outdoor security surveillance system to improve the quality of the images around the clock.

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.

Michigan City Requires Businesses to Install Security Cameras

Michigan City Requires Businesses to Install Security Cameras

Businesses in the city of Saginaw, Michigan have until March 1, 2019 to install three security cameras at each building and put up parking lot lights.

Surveillance Footage Aids Police in Florida School Shooting

Surveillance Footage Aids Police in Florida School Shooting

Video from the school's surveillance system has helped police put together a timeline of events on the day of the shooting.

Tend Lynx Indoor Camera is Small but Mighty

Tend Lynx Indoor Camera is Small, but Mighty

The Tend Lynx Indoor Camera doesn’t look like much, but its multi-use functionality make it a great option for DIY security beginners.

Ante Up

Like many gaming venues, the lighting scheme at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, Okla., focuses on creating an atmosphere of fun and excitement.

Luxury in Your Apartment

Luxury in Your Apartment

Commerce Tower on Main, in Kansas City, Mo., is redefining downtown apartment living by creating an energy-efficient, vertical neighborhood with luxury apartments, exclusive amenities and a connected lifestyle.

Four Video Storage Trends to Watch

Four Video Storage Trends to Watch

Data storage is becoming a hot topic in the video surveillance industry and gaining more attention as retention periods continue to increase.

Campus Security & Life Safety Introduces Secure Campus Awards

CSLS now offers a product contest for safety and security products found on campuses.

Featured

  • Back to the Basics

    Back to the Basics

    Security is a continuous evolution of practices and procedures. The developments in technology and advancements in threats make security difficult at times. Although security from one location may look different from another location, there is a common goal applied to security measures. The common goal is protection. Read Now

  • The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    The Top Three Security Trends in 2023

    As security technology has become more widely used, the interest in new capabilities and increased security measures has increased. As we head into 2023, these three trends will shape the security landscape. Read Now

  • TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    TSA Breaks Record Nationally and in Washington for Firearm Discoveries in 2022

    Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers in Washington detected 164 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage in 2022, with the majority of the firearms discovered at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s (SEA) security checkpoints. Read Now

  • 10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

    10 Data Security Enhancements for Your Business

    More than three quarters (77 percent) of IT decision makers across the United States and Canada believe their companies are likely to face a data breach within the next three years according to survey results released recently by Adastra, the global Data and Analytics solution provider. Read Now

New Products

  • Genetec Security Center

    Genetec Security Center

    This major new release allows more system components to run in the cloud, reducing the gap between cloud and on-premises security systems. It also makes it easier to connect external systems and tap external data for use in dashboards, maps and investigations without relying on complex, specialized integrations. 3

  • Kangaroo Home Security System

    Kangaroo Home Security System

    Kangaroo is the affordable, easy-to-install home security system designed for anyone who wants an added layer of peace of mind and protection. It has several products, ranging from the fan-favorite Doorbell Camera + Chime, to the more comprehensive Front Door Security Kit with Professional Monitoring. Regardless of the level of desired security, Kangaroo’s designed to move with consumers - wherever that next chapter may be. Motion sensors, keypads and additional features can be part of the package to any Kangaroo system in place, anytime. Additionally, Kangaroo offers scalable protection plans with a variety of benefits ranging from 24/7 professional monitoring to expanded cloud storage, coverage for damage and theft. 3

  • Camden Door Controls Application Spec Guide

    Camden Door Controls Application Spec Guide

    Camden Door Controls, an industry-leading provider of innovative, high quality door activation and locking products, has published a new application spec guide for specification writers designing a wireless barrier-free restroom control system. 3