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.
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.
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.
Many of today’s growth-oriented businesses aim to extend operations to other states and countries after solidifying success in existing markets, and this trend will only continue to accelerate.
- By Renae Leary
- Jun 01, 2012
What hasn’t already been said— numerous times—about the supposed imminent demise of the U.S. hardwire public switched telephone system and new fire alarm communications technologies?
- By Stacy Deveraux
- Jun 01, 2012
Parkchester South Condominiums, located in Bronx, N.Y, is now using OnSSI Ocularis video and software security to keep its residents secure.
SENTRI, an advanced technology gunshot detection system, has cut gang violence in heavy crime areas in cities like Chicago and Richmond, Calif.
ASIS International (ASIS), an association dedicated to increasing security professionals' productivity, has released its latest ANSI standard, The Security Management Standard: Physical Asset Protection.
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission, which works to improve Port Fourchon's security and emergency response preparedness, has implemented BRS Labs' advanced video analytics application to work with its existing video surveillance system.
Brivo Systems, a provider of cloud applications for security management, has a developed a software integration for ClubReady's health club management services so its health club customers can access their facilities 24 hours a day.
Panasonic has unveiled its new WVTW310 Wearable Video Camera System, designed for law enforcement officers. The camera provides public safety agencies with a comprehensive system that captures and stores tamper-proof audio/video evidence.
Seattle Public Utilities has implemented Cyberlock's electronic locks and programmable keys to track multiple personell and control access at its 12,500-acre land.
Country Maid Inc., manufacturer of the Butter Braid braided pastry product line, has installed Brivo ACS WebService throughout its new production and administration complex in Iowa.
Trinity Real Estate, a firm based in New York City, is using HID Global's EasyLobby Secure Visitor Management software to streamline how tenants can control visitor access at their firm's commercial real estate properties in Lower Manhattan.
Patriot Bank of Tulsa, Okla., has added new Diebold fire and security systems in an effort to protect their customers and employees.
Johnson Controls, a Milwaukee-based alarm-monitoring facility, is now using IP-based alarm transmissions instead of analog to monitor fire and burglary panels.
As the crown jewel of the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Rome, the Academy of Santa Cecilia is one of the oldest and most important musical institutions in the world. Its position and fame have steadily grown since it was founded in 1585. Today, it is internationally renowned, both as a venue for symphony orchestra concerts and as the custodian of a heritage of inestimable value, which makes it a landmark for academics and music lovers alike.
- By Courtney Pedersen
- May 01, 2012
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.
- By Chris Ryan
- May 01, 2012
Today’s progressively faster pace of life rationalizes the thirst for near-constant connectivity.
- By Brian Galante
- May 01, 2012