Retail Security


Setting New Benchmarks

High-definition, megapixel cameras can cover larger areas with fewer cameras while delivering superior detail and improving overall security operations.

Legendary Roadside Diner Deploys Avigilon High Definition Surveillance System

Legendary Roadside Diner Deploys Avigilon High Definition Surveillance System

Redamak’s faces challenges ranging from theft to fraud to employee safety.

Polaroid Cameras Stop POS Shrinkage As It Happens

Polaroid Cameras Stop POS Shrinkage As It Happens

Retailers need to quit thinking of surveillance systems as repositories of what’s been seen and recorded and, instead, think of cameras as sensors in a system.

Eight in 10 Retailers Agree Organized Retail Crime Activity Has Increased in Past Three Years

Eight in 10 Retailers Agree Organized Retail Crime Activity Has Increased in Past Three Years

NRF survey also finds store merchandise credit/gift card fraud is troubling new problem for retailers.

In the Customer’s Shoes

As IP technology and advanced video surveillance systems become increasingly popular, video analytics have officially entered the mainstream.

Secura Key Launches New RFID Flat Pad Antenna for Library Applications

Secura Key Launches New RFID Flat Pad Antenna for Library Applications

For read/write desktop applications, such as library checkout, inventory systems, or other track and trace applications, requiring the reading of any articles, documents and books that are identified with HF contactless labels.

Subway Loss Prevention Surveillance System Provides Franchisees Savings

Subway Loss Prevention Surveillance System Provides Franchisees Savings

Surveillance systems provides a savings of over 1.6 million dollars within a year since launch.

March Networks Launches Next Generation Retail Video Surveillance Platform

March Networks Launches Next Generation Retail Video Surveillance Platform

The comprehensive new solution helps retailers enhance security, ensure store compliance and increase revenues by 10 percent or more.



American Dynamics Expands High Definition IP Camera Line

American Dynamics Expands High Definition IP Camera Line

New Illustra 600 Box and Bullet Cameras bring high-quality, superior low-light performance and are easy to install.

Security Cameras Aid Garland Police to Catch Thieves

Security Cameras Aid Garland Police to Catch Thieves

A Garland, Texas trucking company, that has lost thousands due to gas thieves, decides to give technology a try to put an end to their losses.

adding ip video to manage shrink

Adding IP Video to Manage Shrink

Milestone provides Creaseys Guernsey management team and supervisors with an effective tool for protecting the outlet from cash handling and high-value item theft.

The Facts Speak for Themselves

The numbers speak for themselves. Reducing employee theft within your organization is one of the quickest ways to grow your bottom line. On average, employees steal an average of $1,944 per incident—more than eight times higher than shoplifters.

Tackling Theft

In a challenging, ever-changing retail environment, it’s more important than ever for retailers to find innovative solutions to tackle enormous margin-eaters, like theft, in order to create operational efficiencies and protect their bottom line.

Survey Reveals US Retail Industry Lost Billions to Theft in 2011

The National Retail Security Survey shows that the U.S. retail industry lost more than $35 billion to theft in 2011. The survey also analyzes key loss prevention trends for retailers leading into the holiday season.

Hey You, Get Onto My Cloud

We live in an amazing era of computing that allows almost anyone to view images and videos from around the world on their device of choice with just a few clicks.

Understanding Video Business Intelligence in Retail Environments

During the last 10-15 years, the retail industry has experienced a transformation from traditional brick and mortar store to newer technology platforms such as e-commerce, powerful search engines and social media. As a result, brick and mortar retailers have had to re-visit their strategic priorities to focus on higher levels of customer experience, channel convergence plans and new marketing and merchandizing approaches. Alongside, price pressure and lower margins continue to require retailers to drive higher efficiencies in store operations through improved workforce management, product placement and store layouts.

Let The Finger Do The Talking

Retailers need to understand how access control can be integrated into identity management systems

Nebraska Photo Studio Remotely Monitors Five Locations

Video surveillance and remote monitoring company mobiDEOS Inc. announces that Arnold Clark Photography, one of the oldest and largest photography studios in Omaha, Nebraska, uses MobileCamViewer to monitor activity and protect retail interests at its downtown business location.

Australia Department Store Group Uses Surveillance System to ID Shoplifters

With new security technology operating in its 68 stores, Myer, Australia’s largest department store group, has shown shoplifters that their game is up.

Hooters Restaurants Deploy Fingerprint Biometrics To Strengthen Authentication

DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of multi-factor authentication and access management solutions, recently announced Hooters of America, LLC (Hooters) has deployed DigitalPersona's U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to strengthen its loss prevention efforts. The DigitalPersona fingerprint readers and ITWercs Point-of-Sale (POS) software enable nearly 4,000 employees to use fingerprint readers at Hooters restaurants to authenticate transactions, as well as clock in and out for their shifts. With DigitalPersona fingerprint biometrics, Hooters has reduced both transaction and payroll fraud.

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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