Security Products Magazine Digital Edition - September 2015

September 2015

  • Delivering Tangible ROI
  • Sound the Alarm
  • Knowing Your Access Control
  • Private and Secure
  • Parking Spaces
  • Ask Before Buying


Features

The Best First Response

The Best First Response

Presenting a powerful weapon in counter terrorism

By Matthew Naylor, Nicholas Dynon

The continuing threat posed by global terrorism has driven huge amounts of government investment into electronic surveillance, as well as both wide and targeted physical monitoring systems in our cities.


Reducing opportunity for catastrophic compromised data

Securing Your Cloud

Reducing opportunity for catastrophic compromised data

By Amit Cohen

Cloud computing offers numerous benefits, such as powerful processing capabilities, improved access, higher availability and significant savings with on-demand hosting.


Meeting the challenging security needs of parking facilities

Parking Spaces

Meeting the challenging security needs of parking facilities

By John Mosebar

Parking facilities—both outdoor lots and structures—represent a significant security challenge. Most facilities are easily accessible to the public.


Secure Hosted Technology

Secure Hosted Technology

What you really need to know about cloud-based security management

By Brian Matthews, Ralph Shillington

From data breaches to security system compromises, there’s a ‘cloud’ hanging over hosted environments, labeling them unsafe or subject to easy compromise.


Key Control Central

Airport enhances its access control systems, protects assets

By Fernando Pires

Airports have many security requirements and challenges, and part of the challenge arises because of the mix of people on-site, including airport staff, airline staff, contractor and vendor staff and travelers.


Private and Secure

Private and Secure

Autumn of Sarasota improves access control

By Rachel Williams

The management needed to make sure the residents in their care were safe and secure in their rooms and within the facility itself. With an on-site pharmacy, securing and monitoring certain areas was also a priority.


Knowing Your Access Control

Knowing Your Access Control

Marina owners should examine what type of electronic security system they want

By Scott Lindley

With four or more access points around your property, there is no way that you can keep eyes at all entry points, especially if all can’t be viewed from a single location.


Boosting Response Time

Idesco helps EMTs keep the heartbeat of New York’s emergency management system going

By Monique Merhige

It was important that all EMT workers wore the proper identification to help keep them safe and secure on the job, and allow hospitals and other facilities to recognize them quickly.


Analysis Turns Physical Security into Customer Service

Analysis Turns Physical Security into Customer Service

Results are considered to be reactive rather than proactive

By Ajay Jain

In recent years, customer service has become a new frontier for marketing and brand building.


Self-install with professional monitoring

One Touch Alarm

Self-install with professional monitoring

By Bart Didden

All too often, the emphasis and focus in the security industry is on new products, new applications or new technologies.


Ask Before Buying

Ask Before Buying

Not all products are created equal, so it is important to ask the right questions

By Allen Chan

There is little arguing that 4K is positioned to become the next imaging standard in the security industry


Delivering Tangible ROI

Delivering Tangible ROI

By Rob Hile

Boston-based biotechnology company Genzyme is an organization dedicated to the research of rare genetic-related diseases.


Sound the Alarm

Sound the Alarm

LNG plant installs mass notification system to notify staff

By Marla Moran

To support safety and notify personnel in the case of an emergency, Peru LNG’s needed a general alarm and mass notification system (MNS).


Departments

Industry Focus

Security Begins at Home

By Ralph C. Jensen

The majority of our editorial efforts focus on commercial and industrial security.


Security Begins at Home

Industry Focus

Security Begins at Home

By Ralph C. Jensen

The majority of our editorial efforts focus on commercial and industrial security.


Securing Every Parking Space

Industry Vertical

Securing Every Parking Space

When you’re at work, there is someone watching your vehicle

By Mary Wilbur

Chances are, when you picked a parking place this morning, you weren’t thinking about security in that facility.


Dealer Strategies

Proper Use

Getting the most out of the 180/360 degree video surveillance

By Levy Acs

No one can argue that IP video surveillance cameras surpass their analog predecessors thanks to the higher resolution and vastly improved quality images.


Who Does Your Engineering?

By Charlie Howell

Security systems today are getting more sophisticated to some, and less to others.


Back to Work

By Ralph C. Jensen

Phil Lake doesn’t have to work. He retired only to find himself back behind the desk running an integration company in Austin, Texas. His retirement, I guess, is working some more.


A Competitive Boost

An effective program and resources can help dealers gain advantage

By Robert Ogle

Intense competition is certainly nothing new in the security industry, but the past couple of years have taken things to an entirely new level.


Working Retirement

By Ralph C. Jensen

Most people, when they retire from a lifetime of hard work, pursue several adventures they have been dreaming about for years.


Webinars

New Products

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3