Four hospitals (St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose and Sauk Centre), five long-term care facilities, nearly a dozen clinics and numerous specialty services operate under the growing CentraCare Health System umbrella in central Minnesota. In the past four years, Centra- Care’s growth has skyrocketed, and so, too, has the need to upgrade its security systems.
- By Fredrik Nilsson
- Apr 01, 2013
Although video analytics have been around for years in various forms, they haven’t always been easy to use, or economical, at least not for a small business owner.
- By David Klein
- Apr 01, 2013
The PEC works by singling out any pedestrians attempting access without proper credentials.
- By Mike McGovern
- Mar 01, 2013
Milestone Systems’ open-platform, IP, video management software (VMS) has been installed with Samsung network cameras in a surveillance system that has brought peace and confidence to the citizens of a neighborhood in Eastern France.
Individuals, who believe that technologies dreamed up in science fiction novels, movies, and comic strips could one day become a reality, make up the optimists and futurists in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate.
Industrial Ethernet is a powerful tool when planning for the deployment of remote security monitoring in any setting that has environmental challenges.
- By Jim Krachenfels, TJ Roe
- Oct 01, 2012
The transition from analog to IP video systems has been a dominant market trend in the last several years, and the associated technology transition has similarly dominated the attention of integrators and end users.
- By Greg Peratt
- Sep 26, 2012
GTSI Corp., a Division of UNICOM® Global and a systems integration, solutions and services provider to government, will be upgrading the Miami International Airport’s (MIA) surveillance systems and supporting infrastructure.
A new report from Juniper Research has found that the number of employee owned smartphones and tablets used in the enterprise will more than double by 2014, reaching 350 million by 2017, compared to almost 150 million this year.
When people talk about layered physical security, they often think it involves having more than one security device at a particular point on their property.
- By Jeff Brown
- Aug 01, 2012
After recommending strategies for on-the-border video cameras and other security technologies, Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI) and her colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives have passed H.R. 1299, known as the Secure Border Act.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Aug 01, 2012
Birmingham, Ala.-based Regions Financial Corporation, a full-service provider of banking, wealth management, mortgage and insurance solutions in the United States, has turned staffing of its in-house central monitoring station over to Diebold.
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announced the installation of new technology at the Peace and Queenston-Lewiston Bridges to help people cross the border faster.
BT communications services company has deployed the Cyber-Ark Privileged Identity Management Suite to monitor and secure its privileged accounts.
Among security professionals, thermal cameras are gaining greater acceptance than ever before for their ability to detect faint heat signatures around the clock and in conditions that would blind typical video cameras.
Over the past two decades, many widely known incidents have occurred that have caused the loss of life. Emergency situations, ranging from the 9/11 attacks to fires to public stampedes at sports and religious gatherings, have caused various agencies to begin to analyze the weaknesses of all types of communications systems used in venues and transportation hubs worldwide.
- By John T. Wiggins
- Jul 01, 2012
Transit authorities face security problems on an ongoing basis—everything from graffiti artists and pickpockets to precious metal theft and fuel siphoning. For years now, security experts have relied on camera installations for incident control, but too often surveillance video has been used more as a forensic tool to investigate the aftermath rather than as a practical tool to detect and possibly prevent incidents from happening.
- By Anthony Incorvati
- Jul 01, 2012
Milestone XProtectÂ® open platform IP video management software (VMS) has been implemented in more than 30 government judicial buildings in Costa Rica.
Ellwood Group (EGI), producer of engineered, heavy metal sections for capital specialty equipment manufacturers, has deployed more than 250 IQeye HD megapixel cameras to monitor and improve manufacturing processes and meet security needs.
Monitronics International, an alarm monitoring company, won two Bronze Stevie Awards in the Marketing Campaign of the Year- Business Services category at the 10th Annual American Business Awards.