One of the key issues hindering the growth of wireless is security. Industrial applications typically have more stringent security requirements than commercial networks -- as disruption of an industrial network can result in process shutdown, equipment damage or loss of critical company data.
Proxim Wireless Corp., a provider of complete indoor and outdoor wireless broadband ecosystems, recently announced that the City of Vancouver, along with ADT Advanced Integration/Intercon Security and MDT Technical Services, deployed a Proxim wireless network to extend video surveillance throughout the city during the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Firetide Inc., a provider of wireless infrastructure mesh networks, recently announced a partnership agreement with Thales Portugal S.A., a leading global technology systems integrator, to deploy a real-time, wireless mesh video surveillance network in Mumbai, for MMOPL. The network will be deployed to provide onboard video surveillance and broadcast of text message to onboard display.
Gemtek Technology is a world leader in wireless broadband solutions, but company officials needed assistance with installing a complete IP video surveillance system at their Hsinchu, Taiwan, headquarters.
After exploring and trying alternative solutions for two years, the Otay Water District of Spring Valley in Southern California has selected and deployed Firetide’s wireless mesh infrastructure solution for connecting Otay Water District facilities.
Wireless has been in the physical security space for years, especially with point-to-point bridges. But the newcomers—especially in the field of wireless mesh—are changing the game. Will wireless be as ubiquitous for outdoor deployments as cable or fiber?
The most efficient visitor management and access control systems for corporations or private communities contain at least one element of wireless technology.
The emergence of Ethernet/IP networks in security applications has added benefits and options that have never before been offered. Unfortunately, with those benefits comes a level of complexity security professionals have never faced.
Iris on the Move from Sarnoff won the Best New Product Award at the Security Industry Association New Product Showcase on Wednesday.
Security Products magazine announced the winners of the 2010 Security Products’ GovSec Award today at GovSec, the Government Security Expo & Conference.
Axis Communications’ network cameras will be installed on Madrid’s 2,300 public buses. Each bus will include three network cameras and one video encoder.
Lincoln Park Airport is a 200 acre privately-owned public use airport located two miles north of Lincoln Park, N.J. With updated homeland security guidelines, the airport recently received state funding to obtain new security cameras.
March Networks, a provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that the Maryland Transit Administration is deploying the company's mobile video surveillance systems on its 669-vehicle, fixed-route bus fleet to dramatically improve incident investigations and coordinate with police and Homeland Security operations.
DVTel Inc., provider of intelligent security solutions over IP networks, recently announced that the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission has selected the DVTel intelligent Security Operations Center as the command and control software for an advanced, highly integrated surveillance and detection system to provide early warning for the protection of the commission’s extensive assets.
BridgeWave Communications recently announced that its AR80 gigabit wireless gear is providing the network backbone to support video surveillance traffic during Super Bowl XLIV Sunday at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. The system also was used during the Pro Bowl Jan. 31.
Milestone Systems is teaming up with alliance partners Arecont Vision and Pivot3 for a traveling Technology Road Show to be held across the country this year. Arecont Vision is a manufacturer of megapixel cameras and Pivot3 produces storage solutions for optimal surveillance systems.
When Champions Auto Ferry decided to install a wireless video surveillance network, the company had to make sure the system could fulfill security and monitoring needs even during harsh winter conditions. Ultimately, the company found the solution that could meet the security demands in such a tough environment in Firetide’s wireless infrastructure mesh networking equipment and VideoIQ cameras.
A regional Midwest airport needed a way to automate gate security and deliver wireless video surveillance traffic from remote locations back to its monitoring stations. It had an inefficient and outdated system to protect the gates that consisted of access points that would require hands-on updates at each location every time there were personnel changes.
An innovative wireless surveillance system is helping to cut crime and provide a safe and secure environment for visitors to the Grand Canyon West Resort in Arizona.
Over the next few years, the public safety application segment is likely to emerge as a key domain for wireless broadband technology providers. Governments worldwide have clearly understood the role of advanced communication technologies after numerous unforeseen terrorist attacks and unanticipated natural disasters over the last decade revealed the loopholes in emergency communications.