This year’s EAA AirVenture 2011 in July drew close to 550,000 visitors during the seven-day event—members, fans and spectators who came to see daily aviation shows, aerobatics and pyrotechnics, as well as the opening day Fly-In Theater.
- By Rolland Trayte
- Dec 01, 2011
Small changes in pub and bar closing hours seem to affect the number of violent incidents.
Mission 500, a non-profit initiative focusing on the security industry and dedicated to serving the needs of children and communities in crisis, is seeking applicants for the 2012 “Mission 500 CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Award” and “Humanitarian Awards."
Five percent of all gross profit made in the month of September will be donated to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund.
The world of professional sports is exciting and constantly evolving. The sheer volume of events, athletes and fans, though, makes it seemingly impossible to secure the environment.
- By Steve Gorski
- Sep 01, 2011
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.
Featuring video surveillance, access control, intrusion and fire detection, critical communications and audio systems, the 53-feet long, double-expandable trailer features 1,000 square feet of product display space.
The week will feature three separate, interrelated events: Securing New Ground, Security 500 and ISC Solutions.
With more than 700,000 feet of cabling and 120,000 watts of power, the sound system features more than 200 Community WET and R-Series weather-resistant loudspeakers.
The company’s HD, thermal and thermal panoramic cameras went into service for 4th of July celebrations and will remain in operation through the year-long test period.
When the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits opens in Orlando on Sept. 19, there will be some exciting additions for security practitioners to note.
- By Raymond T O’Hara
- Jul 01, 2011
Henley-Putnam University, an institution specializing in strategic security and ASIS International, an organization for security professionals recently announced a strategic partnership. One of the steps in this partnership is a scholarship for ASIS members who pursue a degree in strategic security at Henley-Putnam University.
The Security Industry Association honored Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-N.J., Congresswoman Candice Miller, D-MI, and John Romanowich, President/CEO and founder of SightLogix, with industry awards.
Brivo Systems recently announced that the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif., has chosen Brivo Systems to substantially upgrade security at the famous venue. Tech Controls Inc., is the integrator for this continuing project.
Avigilon recently announced that it has installed the Avigilon HD surveillance system to monitor traffic at Greenwich Peninsula, a new district in London surrounding the world-class music, sports and entertainment complex, The O2. The Avigilon HD surveillance system has also been installed at indigO2, a 2,350 capacity live music venue inside The O2.
After the staggering success of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, you could argue that things have been changed forever.
- By Megan Weadock
- Aug 01, 2009
Since Sept. 11, 2001, the American sports industry has increased security at major sporting venues and at high-profile events such as the Super Bowl, World Series and Olympics. Stadiums provide a perfect target for mass casualties and catastrophic economic impact, and even university sports programs are taking the necessary steps to secure their stadiums and campuses against potential threats.
- By Mark Moran
- May 01, 2009
Avigilon recently announced that Canberra Stadium, an international sports venue in Australia’s capital city, has deployed the Avigilon High Definition surveillance system to monitor patrons, ensuring improved public safety and overall venue security.
With a capacity of more than 62,000, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum hosts more than 100 events a year -- everything from professional baseball and football to the latest music concerts and family shows. With so many events at the venue, coliseum officials recently installed a Wi-Fi-based active RFID system from AeroScout and VenueSoft to help staff quickly deploy personnel, such as security, police, medical or facilities staff, if issues arise during events.
- By Brent Dirks
- Oct 09, 2008
Panasonic recently announced the company will install 2,000 surveillance camera systems at various venues of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games which begin on August 8.