Security Products Magazine September 2013 Digital Edition

September 2013

  • CORRECTIONAL SECURITY - Behind the Bars
  • SYSTEMS INTEGRATORS - A Retrofit Solution
  • BORDER SECURITY - Beefing Up Border Security
  • CASINO SECURITY - A Key for Casinos


Features

Out of the Basement

The rise of a surveillance technology start-up

By Ralph C. Jensen

While many young adults in their 20s are still figuring out what they are going to do with their life, Thomas Carnevale was in the developmental stages of security innovations for his own company.


Behind the Bars

Behind the Bars

Texas Department of Criminal Justice investing big in IP video

By Jessica L. Clark

In today’s economy, it can be difficult for correctional facilities to obtain the funding needed to upgrade their security technologies.


On the Cutting Edge

Credit union transitions to all IP video surveillance solution

By Ali Mahmoud

Staying on top of a rapidly evolving technology, such as video surveillance, can be challenging.


a key for casinos

A Key for Casinos

Maintaining tight control to minimize loss

By Fernando Pires

With so much money flowing throughout casinos, these establishments are a highly-regulated world within themselves when it comes to security.


locking down a classroom increasing demands

Locking Down a Classroom Increasing Demands

Increasing demands call for immediate sense of security

By Mike McCoy

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, during the 2009-10 school year alone, 85 percent of public schools in the United States reported that one or more incidents had taken place on campus, amounting to an estimated 1.9 million crimes.


a retrofit solution

A Retrofit Solution

Relationships that benefit the integrator

By Kim Rahfaldt

An integrator builds his business by developing relationships, executing installations and providing above-and-beyond customer service.


The benefits of centralizing and standardizing security systems fall to the bottom line

At a Global Level

The benefits of centralizing and standardizing security systems fall to the bottom line

By Renae Leary

Whether it’s the bank that started with one location or a technology company that started in the founder’s proverbial garage, every global company began small.


Americas Largest Convention Center Hosts ASIS 2013

Tradeshow is a prestigious event for security professionals

By Judy Jones

McCormick Place, located minutes from downtown Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan, is the venue for the 59th annual ASIS tradeshow.


Supporting Traveling Veterans

Supporting Traveling Veterans

Vietnam traveling wall is consoling and inspirational

By Skip Haight

Seen by millions since its dedication in 1982, the American Vietnam Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVVT) Wall is a scaled-down replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., but with a specific mission: “Create a forum for communities to come together to Honor, Respect and Remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their country and to educate all to the Cost of Freedom.”


luxury and security meet

Luxury and Security Meet

Choosing the proper video management system is a thoughtful choice

By Mary Wilbur


Beefing Up Border Security

Beefing Up Border Security

Tips on selling advanced surveillance solutions to protect U.S. frontiers

By John Merlino

To build a persuasive case for contemporary technology, however, you first need to understand the current state of border protection in the United States and the government’s roadmap to the future.


Departments

Finding a Creative Solution

Hospital improves communications as part of security plan

By Samuel Shanes

Hospitals are centers of healing and wellness that serve as a destination for those who have suffered injury or violence, causing people to possibly take safety and security for granted.


Ugly Among Us

By Ralph C. Jensen

Child trafficking is a dirty business. I think we all know it happens but we don’t give it a second thought, unless it happens in your family.


Whitepapers

New Products

  • 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

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3

  • 4K Video Decoder

    3xLOGIC’s VH-DECODER-4K is perfect for use in organizations of all sizes in diverse vertical sectors such as retail, leisure and hospitality, education and commercial premises. 3