Retail Security


Prism Skylabs Revolutionizes Surveillance Video

Prism is a cloud-based service that changes how businesses use video and how consumers experience physical spaces online.

DTT Surveillance Secures $5 Million Increase in Financing from CapitalSource

The $20 million credit facility funds expansion of sales channel, product and service offerings.

Loss Prevention Managers Looking for Creative Security Solutions

It seems that the price sensitive world of retail security has an emerging creative side, according to IMS Research’s latest end-user research on video surveillance and security in the retail market.

Security-Net Grows Presence in Southeast with New Member, Vision Security Technologies

Vision Security Technologies provides Security-Net with geographical coverage and a strong marketing presence in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Brivo Access Control Technology Selected for DHS Land Port of Entry Facilities

Brivo Systems LLC, provider of software-as-a- service applications for security management, recently announced that its Aparato ACS is being installed at four Department of Homeland Security-managed Land Port of Entry (LPOE) facilities in the state of Michigan. Vector Electric is the lead integrator on this growing project and is working in partnership with ADT Commercial Security.

Apriva Signs Just Squeezed For Its Cashless Payments Solutions

The fresh juice vendor will use Apriva Vend to accept card-based payments at key locations.

Honeywell Introduces Entry-level IP Video System

The entry-level system combines Honeywell's new MAXPRO NVR XE with the latest additions to its line of low-cost Performance Series IP cameras, and further eases the transition from analog to digital video for smaller companies such as retail and convenience stores, healthcare centers and professional office buildings.

Security Products 2011 New Product of the Year Award Winners Announced

The Security Products New Product of the Year Award honors the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve security.



Security Week Set for Nov. 1-3 in New York

The week will feature three separate, interrelated events: Securing New Ground, Security 500 and ISC Solutions.

No Limits

No Limits

For The Limited, an established U.S. women’s fashion retailer with 220 stores and 2,600 employees, finding better ways to manage and improve customer service, staffing levels, merchandising effectiveness and profitability is key to continued success.

Surveillance with a twist

Surveillance with a Twist

While the company attributes its success to the strength of its brand, the efficiency of its stores, and, of course, the quality of its pretzelry, it says it also is improving operations with the increasing presence and power of surveillance cameras.

Alloin Chooses Milestone for Security with Ultra-High Resolution Management

For the past three years, Alloin, a member of the Kuehne + Nagel Group, has been using an array of ultra-high resolution cameras to provide anti-intruder protection for 33 courier depots as well as monitoring the smooth flow of pallets and packages.

Dollar General Corporation Adopts Interface Secure Managed Cloud Services

Interface, a secure managed cloud services provider, has signed a multi-year contract with Dollar General to provide secure managed cloud services that will improve operations, and increase the security of customer and employee data, while providing significant reductions in operating expenses.

Loss Prevention Research Council Announces Call for ‘Benefit Denial’ Technology Developers

Members of the Benefit Denial Working Group are focused on the study and trial of new loss prevention technologies that render products useless until they are purchased at the point of sale.

Cooking up a Bowl of Security

Cooking Up a Bowl of Security

When preparing to open Galileo III, a white-tablecloth Italian restaurant in Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the White House and the National Theater, Chef Roberto Donna let his imagination take hold, not only in the dishes he wanted to prepare for Washington’s movers and shakers, but also in how he could maximize the security surveillance system he knew he would need to protect his assets and help manage his business.

Dont Pay at the Pump

Don't Pay at the Pump

Crime never gets old, and old crime neverseems to go away. If there is a will, there will always be a way for bad actors to steal money,or in this case, steal an identity. Card skimming has resurfaced as a thief’s easy mark.

Stanley Black & Decker Announces Offer to Acquire Niscayah

Stanley Black & Decker recently announced that it has made an offer to acquire all of the outstanding common stock and warrants of Niscayah, a commercial security and monitoring company specializing in electronic security services and solutions based in Stockholm, Sweden, for SEK18.00 per share in cash.

Popeye's Franchisee Uses Fingerprint Biometrics to Reduce Employee Fraud

DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, recently announced Sailormen, Inc., the largest Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits franchise in the U.S., is rolling out U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to 148 locations throughout Alabama, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri. Sailormen, Inc. has found that the deployment of fingerprint biometrics as a part of their point-of-sale (POS) systems, has improved employee accountability, increased sales, and reduced both unauthorized transactions and payroll fraud.

Inovonics and Armed Response Team Help Keep Retail Premises Secure

Albuquerque retailer’s operations had come to a screeching halt several times due to copper wire theft until it installed a reliable wireless sensor network.

Retail Shrink Creeping Up According to Preliminary Results of National Retail Security Survey

After recording an all-time low shrinkage percentage in 2009, retail crime and fraud is on the upswing. Richard Hollinger, professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of Florida, presented the preliminary results of the 2010 National Retail Security Survey Tuesday at the National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference in Grapevine, Texas.

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  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    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

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3