Wireless Networks


Gamewell-FCI Advances Outdoor Wireless Emergency Communications

Gamewell-FCI by Honewell is broadening their wide area communications capabilities and integrating it with its E3 SEries fire alarm and emergency communications systems.

Firetide Wins Korea's Largest Wireless Access Point Deal for Hospitals

LG Uplus Corp., Korea's third-largest service provider, will use Firetide wireless acess points (APs) to support a massive wireless LAN (WLAN) project that will provide coverage for 180 of Korea's largest hospitals nationwide.

MicroPower Highlights Retail Solar Wireless Surveillance

MicroPower Technologies, a provider of surveillance solutions optimized for rapid, cost-effective deployment, will highlight its wireless surveillance technologies at next week’s 2012 National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference & Expo June 20-22, 2012, in New Orleans.

GSA Launches Effort to Transition Federal Government to Cloud Computing

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has announced an important benchmark that will pave the way for agencies across the federal government to accelerate adoption of cloud computing.

Researchers Building Computer System That Can Protect Itself From Online Attacks

In the online struggle for network security, Kansas State University cybersecurity experts are adding an ally to the security force: the computer network itself.

Security On The Fly

How significant is the mobile application market around the world today? You just need to look at some of the numbers to understand how widespread mobile apps have become, even in the physical security market, and how adoption of mobile phones, tablets and other smart devices that are used with these apps has gone from leading-edge to commonplace.

Taking Off

Today’s progressively faster pace of life rationalizes the thirst for near-constant connectivity.

In The Field - Automated system detects and prevents potential criminal activity

In The Field

Cell towers and accompanying cell sites attract more attention in the area of security than ever before.



Riding Shotgun - Mobile computer systems are proving themselves vital to the future of public safety

Riding Shotgun

Its deputies in the field were being asked to make do with an old, end-of-life mobile data terminal (MDT) system that it had been using for more than two decades.

Enabling Collaboration - IP based system provides speed for emergency response teams

Enabling Collaboration

Emergency preparedness requires critical communications to be response ready—help can’t wait when disaster strikes.

Indoor Wireless Path Loss - Four factors must be considered for transmission range

Indoor Wireless Path Loss

Unlike digital systems, trying to quantify the range performance of radio frequency (RF) communication systems can be difficult due to the large role the environment has on radio frequency signals.

MasterCard Combats Online Fraud

MasterCard Worldwide connects users through global payments and technology, but the company is now taking a proactive approach to online fraud by teaming up with Silver Tail Systems. The web session intelligence provider willl focus on leveraging and creating innovative solutions to help combat online fraud at MasterCard.

HFES Offers Tips on Improving Website Password Practices

In an upcoming article from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), human factors/ergonomics researchers identify impediments to efficient password creation and provide design strategies for enhancing the user experience.

Cellular Activity

This just in: There are now more cell phone users on the planet than wearers of shoes. That random yet eye-opening nugget comes courtesy of WikiAnswers, so consider the source, but still: more than shoes?

Sony's CLEFIA Encryption Technology Adopted as International Standard

CLEFIA was adopted as one of the ISO/IEC 29192 International Standards in lightweight cryptography.

Adelante Healthcare Standardizes on Brivo for Access Control Management

One Arizona-based non-profit will soon be equipped with Brivo access control management systems within its facilities.

Ottawa Senators Enhances Stadium Security System in Time for NHL All-Star Game

This week, the Ottawa Senators and Scotiabank Place will play host to the NHL All-Star Game with enhanced facility surveillance.

Consumers Should Be Vigilant in Wake of Zappos Cyberattack

As an estimated 24 million Zappos.com customers begin receiving notifications that some of their personal data have been compromised in a massive cyberattack, an Indiana University cybersecurity expert is warning those affected to be on the lookout for targeted fraud attempts.

STR3EM V3 Demonstrates UltraViolet Inspired Technology Integrated with Facebook

STR3EM, a digital entertainment access rights software provider, recently announced the worldwide licensing availability of the third major version update to their Facebook integrated middleware platform.

Researcher Invents Wi-Fi Light Bulbs

A University of Edinburgh engineer has been named among the top inventors in the world in high-profile publications.

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