Incident Response


Salient Stills Adds Video Forensic Subscription Option

"The VideoFOCUS Pro v3.1 annual subscription system is exactly the same as the existing version, which is in use by hundreds of investigative agencies in over 20 countries and throughout the United States," said Laura Teodosio, president and CEO of Salient Stills.

IQinVision Centralizes Marketing under Nazarenus, Expands Sales

The addition of new distribution organizations and the augmentation of sales operations with four new personnel will help ensure the company is set up for continued rapid sales growth, the company said.

ESX Maximum Impact Award Winners Announced

On Wednesday the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) awarded its Maximum Impact Award Recipients on its largest exhibit show floor ever.

Illinois Goodwill Stores Manage Loss Prevention, Safety With IP Video System

At Goodwill Industries locations in Illinois, Milestone Systems XProtect open platform IP video management software is operating with mobiDEOS MobileCamViewer for mobile access to video surveillance and remote video on BlackBerries, to monitor and reduce shrinkage.

Monitoring Unleashed

The latest buzz on interactive system control revolves around the use of popular consumer devices, such as the BlackBerry, iPhone and iPad, to view incidents when system events occur.

Research: Remote Video Monitoring To Continue Strong Growth

According to a new report from IMS Research, remote video monitoring is forecast to be the fastest growing service within the remote monitoring market. The remote video monitoring services market was worth nearly $250 million across the Americas and EMEA in 2009, and is experiencing impressive growth which will continue to accelerate as the global economy recovers and technology improves.

Diebold Launches Nationwide Fire Program

Diebold Inc., a security integrator, can now help its customers mitigate the risk fires pose to their people, facilities and physical assets. The company has launched Diebold Fire Detection Solutions and Services, a service delivering fire detection hardware, software, monitoring and services to facilities nationwide.

Honeywell Joins Crestron’s Integrated Partner Program

Honeywell recently announced it has joined the Crestron Electronics Inc. Integrated Partner Program.



Pulling the plug in SBInet

Pulling the Plug

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has halted funding for the Secure Border Initiative-Net, a system of towers, cameras, radar and sensors initially hailed as "the most comprehensive effort in the nation's history" to assist northern and southern border agents with curtailing illegal immigration.

Private Equity Firm GTCR Purchases Protection One

GTCR, a private equity firm, announced recently it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Protection One, a national provider of electronic security alarm monitoring services, for approximately $828 million, including assumed debt.

Campus Security

Tightening Campus Security

Having narrowly averted a high-alert situation, officials at Connetquot Central School District in Islip, N.Y., decided that a more proactive, district-wide surveillance strategy was needed to help the community quickly neutralize any threats to students and staff.

Border Patrol

The New Detectives

Customs officials used to have to rely on traditional screening technologies that are ill-suited for the customs mission and have produced mixed results. Today, advanced imaging technology in the form of millimeter wave imagers and other devices are emerging as the newest tools in a customs officer's toolkit.

ESA Unveils Stronger Conduct Standards

Day one of ISC West 2010 is officially in the books, and there’s no denying that the show is busy -- and buzzing.

Access Control

The Changing Face of Access Control

A small high-tech company wants stronger and more robust access control system to help protect trade secrets, but they don't want the responsibility of installing, monitoring and maintaining a system.

Parking Secuirty

Fine-tuning Security

Fine Airport Parking in Tulsa, Okla., is much more than just a parking facility.

BYU

The Home Turf

Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah, is now using thermal security cameras to look after its newly renovated football field. The 28-year-old sod was removed, a new drainage system was installed and new grass was laid in early 2009. The renovation took approximately five months to complete and cost more than $1 million. University administrators and campus police turned to thermal security cameras to safeguard this significant investment in their state-of-the-art facility.

scalable systems

Scalable Systems

Technological refinements and cost effectiveness in video surveillance systems are changing the security industry as we know it. Just about every aspect of a surveillance installation benefits from enhanced capabilities.

IMS Research: Alarm Monitoring Market Will Retain Its Independence Despite Tyco/Broadview Security Deal

Following the recent announcement by Tyco International that it intends to acquire Broadview Security, there has been considerable discussion on what this means for the industry and whether other mergers and acquisitions will follow.

Tyco Buys Broadview Security For $2 Billion

Tyco International Ltd. and Brink's Home Security Holdings Inc. announced Monday a definitive agreement for Tyco to acquire Brink's Home Security Holdings, now operating as Broadview Security.

Ask the Expert: Bryan Viau

Tragic gang-related events in Chicago and other American cities over the past few months have only focused more public attention on the need to make our nation's schools safe. No child should ever have to fear going to classes because of bullies, weapon-carrying gang members, drug dealers or other criminals from the surrounding community.

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    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3

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    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3