Video Surveillance


abode Home Security System Boosts Functionality with New Integrations

abode Home Security System Boosts Functionality with New Integrations

abode Systems' is expanding features to allow users to build a smart home their own way.

Netgear Introduces Arlo Pro 2

Netgear Introduces Arlo Pro 2

The new Arlo Pro 2 includes HD Video, option 24/7 continuous video recording and a solar power option.

Man Overboard!

Man Overboard!

Many of us have gone on a cruise vacation or know of a close friend or relative who has done so. Cruising is a popular vacation option enjoyed by families and individuals throughout the world.

Multi-dimensional Applications

According to a number of studies, hospital crime and violence have been growing at an alarming rate in recent years. The wide variety of security threats that healthcare facilities face include theft by employees or visitors, violence or threats from visitors or patients, and other crimes of opportunity.

Why Your VMS Matters

As a security professional, how many times have you had to explain why a PTZ camera should always be paired with at least one fixed camera to provide constant “back-up” coverage of everywhere the PTZ is not looking?

Gas Monkey Security

Gas Monkey Security

Richard Rawlings is the kind of guy that keeps track of everything in his shop, and when his Gas Monkey Garage started booming, an up-to-date security system was critical.

Multiply and Conquer

Multiply and Conquer

Virtual fence of fixed camera technology serves as a force multiplier for law enforcement agencies

Why Multi-Sensor Cameras Are Trending for Mainstream Applications

Why Multi-Sensor Cameras Are Trending for Mainstream Applications

Multi-sensor cameras are the hot trend in today’s surveillance market with growth rates surpassing conventional camera form factors.



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It's Plain to See: Video Verification Increases Security System Effectiveness

If someone told you that a particular system or product fails to work properly 98% of the time, chances are you would call that system or product an abject failure.

Curbing the Violence

Curbing the Violence

Let me let you in on a troubling, not-so-little secret: violence in the workplace is continuing to escalate in medical facilities, despite the fact that national assault rates have been dropping in recent years.

On the Tip of their Toes

On the Tip of their Toes

No matter where any given city places a video surveillance camera, there are privacy concerns. There is, however, another side to the story.

Think About the Future

Think About the Future

Video is a natural choice for security because as humans, we use our eyes more than any of our other senses.

California Transit Buses Get New Security

California Transit Buses Get New Security

All Golden Gate transit buses now have a new security system and Wi-Fi.

Thermal Enhancement

Thermal Enhancement

Securing airports, seaports, railways, bridges and tunnels is no easy task. One technology that transportation agencies are increasingly relying on to secure these environments is thermal imaging.

Security From Scratch

Security From Scratch

More than 750,000 people pass through Grand Central Terminal every day. In addition to operating 24/7, and being one of the most visited tourist attractions in the United States, the terminal is a historic landmark with much of its structure more than 150 years old. These factors presented challenges for the installation of a new video monitoring and services network.

Thermal Cameras are Hot

Thermal Cameras are Hot

Network thermal cameras were first introduced to the security market in 2010 filling a critical detection gap in network video systems.

Video Reliability, Serviceability and Convenience

Video Reliability, Serviceability and Convenience

What to look for and how it affects your organization.

Defining the New PSIM Model for Commercial Security Applications

Defining the New PSIM Model for Commercial Security Applications

Today, advanced PSIM solutions with software architecture flexible enough to adapt to complex commercial organizations are being successfully deployed.

The 5 Benefits of Thermal Imaging Cameras

The 5 Benefits of Thermal Imaging Cameras

Accepted throughout the security industry as the best 24-hour visual surveillance option on the market, thermal imaging cameras are an integral component in effectively securing borders, airports, seaports, critical infrastructure, and more.

Protecting the Puppets

The Center for Puppetry Arts commissioned Atlanta’s Operational Security Systems (OSS) to provide security including access control for both phases of the construction project. The challenge included many key components.

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