Venue & Event Security


An Olympic Feat

After the staggering success of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, you could argue that things have been changed forever.

The Game Plan

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.

Australian Sports Venue Sees Results After Upgrading From Analog System

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.

Wi-Fi-Based Active RFID Technology Increasing Event Safety At California Venue

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.

Panasonic Installs 2,000 Surveillance Cameras At Beijing Olympic Venues

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.

  • Securing Entertainment Venues Securing Entertainment Venues

    One thing entertainment venues, sports stadiums and theme park officials want to accomplish is getting people back into their seats. That is happening today—but not without understanding and technology. In this episode, AJ DeRosa shares his insight on how COVID-impacted businesses are able to face safety and security issues with confidence and technology. We also discuss visitor expectations and how venue officials can ensure their space is secure as they welcome visitors back.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2021

    November / December 2021

    Featuring:

    • Navigating System Integration
    • Protecting Premises and People
    • Cashing in Your VMS System
    • Encryption and Compliance
    • Security Breach at 38,000 Feet

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