Retail Security


RFID to be Worth More Than $70 Billion Across Next Five Years, According to Research

The market for RFID transponders, readers, software, and services will generate $70.5 billion from 2012 to the end of 2017.

South American Retailer Deploys Verint IP Video Solution

Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that Falabella is implementing its Nextiva IP video management software, along with Nextiva single- and multi-port encoders, and IP cameras, in 33 stores and distribution facilities across Chile.

Diamond in the Rough

Though the thief stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, the Calderons were just thankful to be alive.

Skechers Secures Flagship Distribution Facility with IP Surveillance

Skechers footwear will secure its new $250 million, flagship distribution facility in Rancho Belago, Calif. with American Dynamics video surveillance solution.

The Jones Group Expands Access Control Management

The Jones Group Inc., home to popular retail brand Nine West, is known as designer, marketer and wholesaler of branded apparel, footwear and accessories, but recently deployed Brivo ACS WebService in many of its facilities and is continuing to roll out Brivo access control management to other company properties.

Megapixel Cameras Aid in Fight Against Small Business Crime

For small business owner Marjan Kostomaj, running the family commercial printing business is filled with everyday challenges that range from marketing to production issues to equipment maintenance. One issue he no longer has to worry about is the building’s video surveillance system.

Las Vegas Store Secure with Moonblink

One retail store on the Las Vegas Strip now has a higher level of security thanks to Moonblink Communications.

Australia's Largest Retailer Enhances Surveillance Across 1,300 Sites

Woolworth's Limited, an Australian retail market, will soon deploy new visual intelligence software across thousands of existing March Networks video recording systems in a phased upgrade program. The software delivers enhanced live monitoring and searching capabilities that make it even easier for the retailer to centrally manage surveillance video used for security and loss prevention in more than 1,300 remote locations.



Monitoring Quality Assurance at Wholesale Food Distribution Co.

Arecont Vision megapixel cameras are finding new applications above and beyond conventional video surveillance solutions. At General Trading Company, a private wholesale food distribution company in Carlstadt, N.J., the Arecont Vision cameras were installed to update the operation by providing an overview of employee performance and productivity and to review inbound and outbound shipments for quality control as well as expand existing surveillance coverage of the facility.

NY Senator Schumer Calls For New Approach To Protect Pharmacies

In wake of a deadly drug store robbery on Long Island, N.Y., United States Senator Charles E. Schumer called for a new, three-pronged approach to protecting local drug stores from the growing problem of pharmacy theft.

Online Buyers Beware: Typosquatters Want Your Information

Beware of holiday shopping at "WallMatt," "Appple" or "BestBuyh," amongst others.

Mob Mentality

Mob Mentality

’Tis the season to be jolly, especially if you’re a retailer. For most stores, the cash registers are ca-chinging more this month than they have all year.

ICE Seized 150 Websites that were Illegally Selling, Distributing Counterfeit Merchandise

This operation is the eighth phase of Operation In Our Sites, a sustained law enforcement initiative to protect consumers by targeting counterfeit and piracy on the Internet, and the second year it has coincided with Cyber Monday.

Importance of Mobile Online Safety as More Americans Shop From Smartphones This Holiday Season

With the approach of the holiday shopping season and Cyber Monday, a new survey released this week demonstrates the importance of mobile online safety as more businesses and consumers are taking part in digital shopping via smartphones.

Dublin McDonald's is Lovin' it with IQinVision Megapixel Technology

A McDonald’s 24-hour drive-thru restaurant in Dublin, Ireland, has deployed IQinVision HD megapixel cameras to improve safety and operations.

Taking Root

Taking Root

The environmental movement has been around at least since the first Earth Day in 1970, and the full advantage of green consciousness is finally being realized among some of the largest end user markets for security systems.

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.

North American Video Begins Service and Maintenance for Supermarket Retailer

NAV will provide service for more than 300 locations across seven states.

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.

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.

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  • Maximizing Your Security Budget This Year

    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • The Power of a Layered Approach to Safety

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown. Read Now

  • How a Security System Can Enhance Arena Safety and the Fan Experience

    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

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New Products

  • HD2055 Modular Barricade

    Delta Scientific’s electric HD2055 modular shallow foundation barricade is tested to ASTM M50/P1 with negative penetration from the vehicle upon impact. With a shallow foundation of only 24 inches, the HD2055 can be installed without worrying about buried power lines and other below grade obstructions. The modular make-up of the barrier also allows you to cover wider roadways by adding additional modules to the system. The HD2055 boasts an Emergency Fast Operation of 1.5 seconds giving the guard ample time to deploy under a high threat situation. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    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