- VIDEO SURVEILLANCE - An Eye on Paradise
- VENUE SECURITY - Protecting the Priceless
- MOBILE SECURITY - The New Mobility
- BIOMETRICS - What's in Your BYOD World?
Employees at desktop computers monitor surveillance live to protect the past.
With a history dating back to the 1850s, the Sioux City Public Museum has evolved from its original focus on natural science to a broader emphasis on preserving the area’s heritage, offering a variety of educational programs, events and historical exhibitions valued at more than $2 million.
Technological dreams come to life
When I was growing up, one of my favorite comic book characters was Dick Tracy—not the Warren Beatty variety— but the heroic police detective of Sunday newspaper comic strips.
One-of-a-kind facility uses advanced video analytics and megapixel technology
The National Museum of Funeral History in Houston houses the country’s largest collection of funeral service artifacts and highlights renowned exhibits on one of man’s oldest cultural customs.
Maui County migrates to a centralized security system
Recently, the county implemented an initiative to migrate toward one centralized system for all security, including access control, biometrics and surveillance on its three populated islands, excluding Kahoolawe, which does not have any residents or county buildings.
Why today’s network cameras are so smart
When the first network camera was introduced in 1996, its functionality was pretty bare bones: digitize images and send them across the network to a centralized video management system.
Biometrics is key to network-centric security
As network security professionals are acutely aware, they must be continuously vigilant to meet the ever-evolving threats driven by the bring your own device (BYOD) trend that is extending the network outside the office.
Technology provides longer-lasting protection
With scattered buildings and each with different access control needs, the town of Estes Park, Colo., faced a complicated security situation.
Mobile users have access to more information, better communication than ever before
Whether traveling, working from home, in flex offices or a conference room at a home office, we expect information access to be immediate and communication via voice, chat, text or email to be always available.
A few years ago, someone sent me a little knife that, when you push a lever, the blade flies from inside the stock. It is a wicked little weapon that I had put away and forgot about. I found it during my annual office spring cleaning.
The industry-wide migration to IP video surveillance over the last few years has had many benefits, but chief among them may be the ability to centralize.
Smart cards and smartphones make play for access control
Multiple factors of authentication, including biometrics, can increase the probability that a person presenting a card to a reader is the same person who was initially issued the card.
Linear tape file system revolutionizes video surveillance storage
According to IBM, 2.5 quintillion new bytes of information are created each day—that’s 1 with 18 trailing zeros. The explosion of “Big Data” has touched every industry. Video surveillance is no exception.
Networking will enhance capabilities for communication and monitoring functions
The transition of existing physical security systems, such as fire and burglar alarm or video surveillance systems, to the next generation of technology has never been easier or more affordable than it is today.
Megapixel cameras provide comprehensive coverage at Montalbán facility
Located in the heart of Hollywood, Calif., The Ricardo Montalbán Foundation Theatre, named after the late actor and performing arts patron, is a venue for diverse cultural events.
How PoE applications can help future-proof customer networks
What you don’t know about PoE technology could actually be costing you business. Once you understand its broad usefulness and the numerous applications it supports, the more you realize it’s a perfect fit for an incredible number of customers and vertical markets.