It’s well-documented that effectively monitoring security cameras is difficult. Human operators routinely suffer from fatigue and lack of focus, even after short periods of time, which results in missed events.
- By Mahesh Saptharishi, Ph.D.
- Oct 01, 2011
According to new research from Webroot, an Internet security service company, only about 25 percent of employees have tried to bypass company security policies while at work, while nearly all (95 percent) respect the importance of their employer's measures for protecting their network and customer information.
ISee3D Inc., developer of single lens 3D technology, announced recent industry-specific updates and advances. ISee3D is introducing a modified lens solution that cuts 3D down to size and increases frame rates, making practical a range of applications and bringing 3D to more markets, such as consumer, automotive, industrial and medical devices.
The new system allows rapid deployment in challenging locations without the need to run expensive fixed infrastructure such as broadband or power.
The companies have developed a physical security information management (PSIM) testing and training center at AVI-SPL headquarters in Tampa, Fla.
FLIR Systems Inc. has received a five-year, $11.4 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for its Recon III LocatIR system from Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Crane, Ind.
Tyco International Ltd. announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Visonic Ltd., a global developer and manufacturer of electronic security systems and components, for approximately $100 million in cash.
IQinVision, designers of high-performance HD megapixel IP cameras, recently announced that Carlile Transportation is utilizing IQeye HD megapixel cameras at two of its trucking terminal complexes and has plans to install IQeye cameras at all 10 of its North American terminals.
Intransa, provides scalable installer-ready appliances, purpose-built for the demands of physical security and industrial video, recently announced the certification of Verint's Nextiva Video Management software as part of the Intransa SELECT Certified partner program.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey selects a comprehensive security solution from Verint to help create safe and secure environment for a new state-of-the-art mass transit center.
Cryptography Research, a division of Rambus Inc., innovative technology developer, and Verimatrix, specializing in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, recently announced that Verimatrix has licensed Cryptography Research's CryptoFirewall security core technology to help build advanced solutions protecting video delivery revenue streams.
Compatible with Samsung cameras and DVRs, the app uses iPhone or Android platforms.
The vital role oil refineries play in the world’s economy has put hydrocarbon and petrochemical facilities atop terrorist lists of potential targets. Additionally, refinery officials typically want to keep a critical eye on each strategic component within their facilities.
- By Mark S. Wilson
- Sep 01, 2011
As IP-based video systems continue to gain widespread popularity in the video surveillance market, one of the benefits is the ability to capture highresolution images through megapixel video.
- By Raul Calderon
- Sep 01, 2011
Numerous factors are accelerating the video surveillance industry’s transition to IP-based systems, including ease of integration, flexibility to interface with other systems and the ability to make video accessible on the enterprise level.
- By Scott Schafer
- Sep 01, 2011
Tests developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology may be used by NFPA as part of revised performance standards for Personal Alert Safety Systems worn by firefighters.
Detroit police recently announced a change to the city's alarm response policy.
After a lengthy search and the evaluation of multiple potential storage solutions, the Worcester Sheriff's Department has chosen Veracity's COLDSTORE as the surveillance storage system for a new 300+ camera project. COLDSTORE will be used to provide over 500TB of storage in conjunction with Genetec's Security Center 5.0 Unified Security Platform.
While the world is distracted with the continuing reports of phone hacking practices and other corporate data breaches,a new survey reveals that hundreds of organizations are now vulnerable to internal threats.
Monitronics is one of three monitoring companies selected nationwide for the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) pilot program.