Security Products Digital Edition February 2012

February 2012

  • EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES - Adapting to Change
  • SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS - Digitizing Documents for Increased Security
  • BANKING SOLUTIONS - Credit Union Gets Good Grades
  • PERIMETER SECURITY - Principles for Intrusion Detection


Credit Union Gets Good Grades

Open architecture easily allows company to transition to upgraded security

By April Noblitt

Teachers Credit Union, headquartered in South Bend, Ind., is the largest credit union in the state, reaching from inside the Michigan border from Niles, Mich., to Greenwood, Ind.

A Tale of Three Cities

By Fredrik Nilsson

Salvaging the existing investment in coax cabling is often the number-one reason surveillance users are reluctant to switch to network video. The perceived cost of storage is a close second.

Digitizing Documents For Increased Security

How a paperless solution streamlined and helped secure one police department’s workflow

By Mike O’Leary

Anyone involved in law enforcement knows how crucial secure document management is to efficiency across all departments.

Adapting to Change

Adapting to Change

By Michael Regelski

Perhaps the most common challenge and opportunity facing any industry in today’s world is creating solutions that can accommodate the transitions that come with the rapid advancement of technology.

Principles for Intrusion Detection

A security system is only as good as its weakest link

By Pete Accetturo

The best defense is a good offense. That often-used sports principle applies to military applications. It is an axiom that applies to the security industry, as well.


Cellular Activity

When mobile phones threaten security, it’s time to ‘decellerate’

By Ronnie Rittenberry

This just in: There are now more cell phone users on the planet than wearers of shoes. That random yet eye-opening nugget comes courtesy of WikiAnswers, so consider the source, but still: more than shoes?

Respect the Border

By Ralph C. Jensen

Not only do we as U.S. citizens have a right to be concerned about security, we should be up in arms about what the federal government is not doing to protect our country.


The DLR Standard

When mobile phones threaten security, it’s time to 'decellerate’

By Ron Martin

Many security professionals have used the DLR standard to conduct security operations. Personal recognition is the most accurate form of identification; use of the DLR standard is at the other end of the identification spectrum.

Reaching Each Milestone On Time

Open platform enables SaaS for multiple camera initiatives

By Courtney Pedersen

The IT division’s network team at WKU implemented Milestone’s open platform video management software, XProtect Corporate.

Remote Possibilities

Using remote video surveillance reshapes physical security

By Steve Surfaro

A security guard doing his nightly rounds on the perimeter of a power plant encounters a car left in a restricted area outside the security fence. The driver is nowhere to be found. Is this a threat?


New Products

  • Camden Door Controls ‘SER” Surface Boxes and Extension Rings

    Camden Door Controls ‘SER” Surface Boxes and Extension Rings

    Camden Door Controls has introduced new ‘SER” surface boxes and extension rings that provide a complete solution for new construction. In addition, they provide a simple and robust solution when replacing round wired and manual push plate switches with either Camden’s wired or wireless SureWave™ no-touch switches or Kinetic™ no-battery wireless switches. 3

  • 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

  • LiftMaster Garage Door Opener

    LiftMaster Garage Door Opener

    LiftMaster Transforms the Garage Door Opener Into a Sleek Smart Home Device That Does More Than Open and Close the Garage Door 3