Incident Response


Expanding Surveillance

Expanding Surveillance

Small cities are no longer insulated from heinous crimes that have traditionally been associated with much larger cities such as New York and Los Angeles.

Wild About Security

Akron Zoo, based in Ohio, started as a children’s zoo in 1953, as an addition to an existing museum of natural history.

The Next Level

The Next Level

Today, businesses can’t do without large investments in camera infrastructure, and up until now, video surveillance has existed for the sole purpose of security.

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Vector Security Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New National Service Center

Vector Security's new National Service Center provides additional space, technology review labs and increased customer communications.

Lets Work Together

Let's Work Together

Building a successful dealer business is much like experimenting with a new recipe: Without the right ingredients, you’re setting yourself up for failure.

Guarding the Mainstream

Guarding the Mainstream

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.

Research Finds Only a Quarter of Employees Bypass Security Policies

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 Unveils Single Lens 3D Technology

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.



Vaisala Selects MOBOTIX Technology for Solar-powered Monitoring

The new system allows rapid deployment in challenging locations without the need to run expensive fixed infrastructure such as broadband or power.

AVI-SPL’s Control Room Group and SureView Systems Develop PSIM Testing and Training Center

The companies have developed a physical security information management (PSIM) testing and training center at AVI-SPL headquarters in Tampa, Fla.

FLIR Systems Receives $11.4 Million IDIQ Contract from NSWC

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 to Acquire Visonic

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.

Carlile Transportation Uses IQinVision Technology

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 Integrates Verint Nextiva IP Video Management Software

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.

Verint Provides IP Video Solutions for the New World Trade Center Transportation Hub

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.

Verimatrix Licenses Cryptography Research CryptoFirewall Security Technology

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.

Samsung Announces Mobile App Providing Remote Access to Video

Compatible with Samsung cameras and DVRs, the app uses iPhone or Android platforms.

Stopping the Losses

Stopping The Losses

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.

Defining Resolution

Defining Resolution

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.

Exploring the Surveillance Frontier

Exploring the Surveillance Frontier

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.

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  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

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  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

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