Security Products Magazine March 2013 Digital Edition

March 2013

  • ACCESS CONTROL - Automate Your Access Control
  • REMOTE MONITORING - Technology Advancement
  • EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES - Smart Thermal Cameras


IP Liftoff

IP Liftoff

Airports seeing major shift of IP video surveillance; three trends that are piloting the change

By Anthony Incorvati

Airports have broken the analog barrier. No longer are airport directors and security executives arguing the merits of analog vs. IP. Here is what airport leaders have been saying and, more importantly, doing.

Automate Your Access Control

Automate Your Access Control

It all comes down to managing efficiently and effectively

By Ajay Jain

The effectiveness of access control really comes down to local decisions made at each door. However, enterprise systems are deployed and managed on a global scale, which presents a challenge of how to manage all those local access control decisions efficiently and effectively.

Promoting the Partnerships

Promoting the Partnerships

Using the best security equipment available

By Ralph C. Jensen

Selecting an enterprise security system is a little bit like buying a car. When buying a car, you choose the make and model of the vehicle, you choose tires made by a well-known manufacturer and recommended for the vehicle, and an audio system probably by a manufacturer outside the automotive industry. This way, you can get the best-of-breed approach.

Smart Thermal Cameras

Smart Thermal Cameras

Prices are falling, capabilities increase with technology

By John Romanowich

As prices fall and capabilities increase, new applications are emerging that leverage the advantages offered by thermal technology for securing outdoor assets. The result is a market tipping point for thermal cameras and an opportunity to use the best detection technology available for costs that meet or beat less-effective approaches.

Streamline Traffic Flow

Streamline Traffic Flow

Large building chooses security systems and elevator controls that work together

By Kim Rahfaldt

Building owners have found that integrating an elevator destination control system with its security management system enhances these benefits for tenants because they can use their credential for both access control and elevator access, but careful planning is a must to ensure cost effectiveness.

Fully Powered

Fully Powered

PoE boosts efficiency while cutting costs

By Ronnie Pennington

PoE is redefining how security professionals design and deploy systems. Rather than using the standard type of power supplies, integrators are increasingly employing PoE network switches or incorporating PoE midspan devices that inject power into an Ethernet cable after it leaves the switch and before it reaches the network device.

Security System Advantages

Security System Advantages

Internet links everything from commerce to courting

By Chuck Westfall

System design and equipment choices designed to protect key assets have never been more diverse. IP-based systems offer many advantages for capturing and transmitting high-quality HD images via the Internet or a LAN connection for remote monitoring.

Gaining Intelligence

Gaining Intelligence

As biometrics authentication technology proliferates, it leaves fingerprints on many sectors of society

By Milind Borkar

Today’s biometrics systems are moving identity authentication toward real time, accurate and secure, individual ID based on unique biometric characteristics, including iris patterns, fingerprint minutiae, facial structure or voice.

Technology Advancement

Technology Advancement

Administrator has capability to monitor, analyze and troubleshoot

By Joseph Goudlock

RMON provides its administrator the capability to monitor, analyze and troubleshoot a multitude of security threats from a distance. Keywords: from a distance— what’s the point of security if you have to put yourself in harm’s way?

All Aboard - One of the world

All Aboard

One of the world’s busiest train stations is fully protected

By Peter Ebersold

Using a combination of fiber optic and copper wire for networking, UFP went with Class A, Style 7 circuitry, which provided a high level of survivability.

Upgrading Your Entrance Lanes

Upgrading Your Entrance Lanes

Taking a layered approach to security in your building

By Mike McGovern

The PEC works by singling out any pedestrians attempting access without proper credentials.

Prospecting the HD Market

Prospecting the HD Market

IP camera-based system is leading the industry

By G.S. Hong

Even though the product release of HD-CCTV is based on HD-SDI transmission technology, it has been rapidly increasing since the beginning of 2012. There has not been enough marketing about HDCCTV and its technology and products, so only the future will tell the tale.

Customers are Our Experts for Innovation

Customers are Our Experts for Innovation

People find new ways to integrate software with other solutions

By Christian Bohn

Video surveillance software can help to count people traffic, register scratches on cars or show which customers need help in the store. End users find new, clever and creative ways to use open-platform software and integrate it with other solutions.


Restoring a Lagoon - Project calls for high definition surveillance on the edge

Restoring A Lagoon

Project calls for high-definition surveillance on the edge

By Ian Johnston

On June 1, 2012, the California Department of Parks and Recreation (CDPR), in connection with various partner agencies, began a six-month construction project to restore wetland function within Malibu Lagoon State Park.


New Products

  • Unified VMS

    AxxonSoft introduces version 2.0 of the Axxon One VMS. The new release features integrations with various physical security systems, making Axxon One a unified VMS. Other enhancements include new AI video analytics and intelligent search functions, hardened cybersecurity, usability and performance improvements, and expanded cloud capabilities 3

  • 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

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 3