Networking Security


IQinVision and Prism Skylabs Sell More Orange Juice for SF Café

Prism’s sophisticated video analytics software uses IQeye HD megapixel images to create valuable intelligence.

Arecont Vision Megapixel Cameras Secure Gistex Textile Plants in Indonesia

SurroundVideo Panoramic and MegaView IR Bullet-style cameras secure the facility and production operations in Indonesia textile plants.

If You Thought Megapixel Cameras Were More Expensive, Think Again

There is a misconception in the security industry that megapixel cameras are more expensive than conventional cameras. Don’t believe it.

Securing The Coming M2M Communications Boom

It is beyond dispute that Machine to Machine (M2M) technology and communications will influence our daily personal and business lives in the coming years.

Distributed Storage Done Right

Scalable system architectures have been the source of many debates within the security industry.

Aggressive Cyber Threats Prompt Billions in Security Spending

Recent findings from ABI Research show that global spending on financial critical infrastructure security will total $17.14 billion by the end of 2017.

Gardner Energy Addresses Security Concern with VideoIQ

After having several incidents of vandalism and theft, Gardner Energy decided to upgrade their security with VideoIQ.

Andria Cathedral Protects Relics with Milestone and Sony Video Surveillance

Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software (VMS) is being used with Sony network cameras by the Andria Cathedral in Italy for security surveillance and to display religious services to congregations sitting in the chapel and side naves to the central church.



Android Network Created to Study Cyber Disruptions

Sandia National Laboratories in California have turned to smartphones and other hand-held computing devices to help prevent and mitigate disruptions to computer networks on the Internet as part of ongoing research.

Axis IP Video Will be Employed in Space Shuttle Endeavour's Final Landing

The LAPD faces distinct challenges as space shuttle Endeavour makes final trip through downtown Los Angeles.

Computers Get a Better Way to Detect Threats

UT Dallas computer scientists have developed a technique to automatically allow one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or anything else that could cause a computer to malfunction.

New Mexico Casino Upgrades Surveillance System

Whether for a weekend getaway or a business conference, a meeting or a round of golf, taking in the entertainment or trying your luck at the slots or card tables, the 4-star family-friendly Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque is dedicated to offering its guests a pleasant stay with amenities including a full service spa. The security for the property and guests is no exception. One of the most secure properties in Albuquerque, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on the Isleta Pueblo Indian Reservation south of Albuquerque, decided earlier this year to further enhance the protection offered by upgrading its security video surveillance system. Calling for bids, the hotel and casino wanted advice and estimates to upgrade the security surveillance system.

Cashing In On Hosted Video

The individual cash pay-outs might be small, but for Texas Title Loans—a chain of 14 short-term loan shops stretching from Dallas to San Antonio—keeping an eye on the till was creating big problems.

Back to the Future

Convergence has come, and while there are still analog cameras being produced, bought and installed, the security industry has become a networked prism.

The New Landscape Of Imaging

New developments in network cameras are enhancing their role as imaging sensors at the edge of IP video networks. The new landscape in imaging includes cameras that offer new capabilities, can see better and are smarter and more versatile.

Challenge Accepted

The lesson of Pandora could be, in short, that containers secure enough to lockdown all the evil in the world are probably secure enough to protect good things, too.

To See Or Not To See

Privacy was an immediate concern when the Council on Aging in Marshfield, Mass., sought to install a video surveillance system.

Building Ultra-Low Power Wireless Networks

Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very little power. The research will improve wireless sensors deployed in remote areas where these systems must rely on batteries or energy-harvesting devices for power.

Myrtle Beach Resort Deploys Brivo Access Control

Brivo Systems LLC, provider of cloud applications for security management, recently announced that several properties in the Barefoot Resort complex in Myrtle Beach, S.C. have deployed the Brivo ACS WebService cloud-based solution to improve safety and security. STOP Security is the dealer and installer for this large-scale project.

McCarran International Airport Expands its Pelco Security System in New Terminal

Schneider Electric recently announced the successful expansion of its Pelco by Schneider Electric Endura IP video management system (VMS) in the newly opened Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

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    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3

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    Security solutions do not have to be ordinary, let alone unattractive. Having renewed their best-selling speed gates, Cominfo has once again demonstrated their Art of Security philosophy in practice — and confirmed their position as an industry-leading manufacturers of premium speed gates and turnstiles. 3