Security Products Magazine Digital Edition - September 2015

October 2015

  • Security is a Healthcare Solution
  • The New Standard
  • Confidence in a Secure Classroom
  • The New Landscape
  • Security Breach
  • Paving the Way to Freedom


Paving The Way To Freedom

Physical security embraces benefits of the network

By Scott Sieracki

IT leaders today face complex threats in protecting corporate IT networks from cyber threats that include spoofing, data theft, denial-of-service attacks and many other network risks.

Security Breach

Security Breach

Unique solution for enhanced perimeter security

By Amy McKeown

As professionals in the commercial security industry, our ears perk up whenever we hear of a security breach—such as recent perimeter control issues at airports, the White House, and other government and public locations.

The True Cost Of 4K

It’s a game changer, cost saver, and a total solution

By Charles McCready

High definition (HD) and megapixel camera technology continues to evolve, and now 4K is emerging as the latest advancement to video surveillance imaging for security applications.

The New Landscape

The New Landscape

Marketing in today’s day and age requires social skills

By Janet Fenner

It used to be when attending a trade show that one came away with a tote bag full of printed marketing materials. This practice started to change when CDs and thumb drives were introduced to present these materials.

Confidence In A Secure Classroom

Confidence In A Secure Classroom

Montessori school uses network video as the new Show-and-Tell

By John Bartolac

Dancing Moose turned to Stone Security of Salt Lake City to design and install the state-of-the-art, integrated monitoring and security system.

The New Standard

The New Standard

Connected locks can rely on Wi-Fi as a solution

By Robert Goff

As the Internet of Things becomes more prevalent in today’s world, smart locks and access control systems are at the heart of the revolution.

Large Hospital Security: Technical and Physical Challenges

Large Hospital Security: Technical and Physical Challenges

By Brian Levy

Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator. Specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP surveillance technology, access control, or networking.

Court-Ordered Keys

Improving courthouse security with strong key management

By Fernando Pires

The comings and goings of judges, inmates, attorneys, law enforcement, maintenance staff and others pose a number of safety concerns for courthouses.


In Your Line of Sight

Protection, prevention and automatic license plate recognition

By Erik Reece

Terrorist attacks have forever changed the way we think about security.

Hospital Campus Secure

Hospital Campus Secure

Facility staff now able to view various locations in real time

By Mary Wilbur

University Hospital, the teaching hospital of San Antonio’s University Health Systems is a sprawling campus in the South Texas Medical Center, and one of the health system’s 23 locations across the community that needed the latest security technology.

Patent Trolls Up to No Good

By Ralph C. Jensen

There are troubling, albeit legal, shenanigans going on not only in the security industry but in several other industries, as well.

Government Security

Fight Against Hunger

Fight Against Hunger

Foodbank of the Rockies upgrades security to protect badly-needed food supplies

By Wendi Burke

Nearly 800,000 people in Colorado struggle with hunger. The Food Bank of the Rockies has been leading the fight against hunger throughout Metro Denver, rural Colorado, the Western Slope and in Wyoming for the past 36 years.

Improving Building Security

Security center unifies security operations across waste and water facilities, police and fire departments, city hall, libraries, park and recreation buildings, public works facilities and the regional airport

By Andrew Elvish

The city of Lakeland, Fla., has recently standardized its security operations with a unified security platform that combines video surveillance, access control and automatic license plate recognition systems into one central monitoring and management platform.

Tackling the Challenges

Tackling the Challenges

Advanced video solution increases public safety

By Ralph C. Jensen

Like virtually every municipality across the country, Moreno Valley in Southern California’s Riverside County has faced budget and security challenges over the past decade.

A Case in Point

A Case in Point

City of Santa Ana achieves interagency video sharing with enterprise command center software

By Rob Hile

Located in Southern California, the city of Santa Ana is home to more than 330,000 people, making it the second largest city in Orange County and the 11th largest city in the state.


New Products

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 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

  • 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