Wireless video surveillance proves to be an economical solution for public safety
By Pramod Akkarachittor
Small cities are no longer insulated from heinous crimes that have traditionally been associated with much larger cities such as New York and Los Angeles.
Preventing terrorism and crime are just two stops on the route to secure transportation
By Debjit Das
Globally, the growing dependence on transportation networks has made transportation infrastructure among the most important assets to protect.
Integrated video surveillance keeps animals, visitors safe and secure
By Courtney Pedersen
Akron Zoo, based in Ohio, started as a children’s zoo in 1953, as an addition to an existing museum of natural history.
Environmental concerns play out in key verticals, and security can be part of the solution
By Bill Taylor
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.
Why many systems that integrate access control and video management do more harm than good
By Paul Galburt
As any security officer will tell you, there’s a compelling reason for integrating access control with a video management system (VMS). Key cards and PINs are just the first line of defense against unauthorized access.
The Next Level Surveillance knows no boundaries and is ready to explore retail
By Sherleen Mahoney
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.
Protecting the nation’s security requires more than security products
By Ronnie Rittenberry
The National Clandestine Service is playing a vital part in that seemingly unending fight because electronic intelligence gathering can take us only so far.
School district reaches into the future with software and IP cameras
By Nicole Segura
Covering 250 square miles in northern Brazoria County, just north of Galveston Island, Texas, Alvin Independent School District has 17,500 students and 23 schools.
By Ralph C. Jensen
Do you ever wonder why commodities are so expensive? I do, and I ponder the possibilities of lowering the cost of goods. The problem is thieves—inside and outside the retail setting.
Student, visitor safety is paramount at FSU
By Bob Shanes
Florida State University has a rich history of providing quality education to a diverse population.
Rural school district makes the grade with security strategy
By Leon Langlais
Highway 94, which runs a ruler-straight path between Colorado Springs, Colo., and Kansas, is about the only thing that breaks up the vista of lush, green alfalfa fields and cattle ranches in eastern Colorado. The town of Rush is one of several unincorporated towns that dot the Highway's path, and it is the rural home to a population of fewer than 750 people.
I was picked on during my younger school days. I’m not complaining; that’s just the way things were back then. The bigger kids picked on the younger students, and the trickle-down effect led to a few bullies in the school.
By Ralph C. Jensen
Bullying goes against everything that schools stand for. A school should be a safe haven filled with opportunities to learn and grow; it is a place for children to expand upon their perceived talents and abilities, a place to be nurtured and treasured.
School district gets a clearer view with multi-megapixel cameras
By Wendi Burke
The Edwardsville Community Unit School District, which encompasses 185 square miles of the suburban St. Louis town of Edwardsville, Ill., is one of the oldest school districts in the state. It serves 7,500 K-12 students at 14 schools.
Sound system allows instructors to teach students with enthusiasm
By Bill Taylor
The Ron Clark Academy is arguably one of the most renowned middle schools (grades six through eight) in America.
City by the Bay even more secure with university’s enhanced security system
By Mary Wilbur
The Academy of Art University in San Francisco has evolved from a loft studio for a handful of students in 1929 to become the country’s largest private school for art and design.