Security Products Magazine Digital Edition - December 2015

December 2015

  • Perfect Foresight
  • What's Trending
  • Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work
  • Managing Risks
  • Making Technology Accessible
  • Deadly Response


Features

Perfect Foresight - Making hazardous chemical safety procedures a priority

Perfect Foresight

Making hazardous chemical safety procedures a priority

By Glenn Trout

In the weeks following the massive explosion at a warehouse owned by Ruihai International Logistics in the Chinese port of Tianjin, investigators are getting a better idea of what led to the disaster that killed 173 people—104 of whom were firefighters—and injured hundreds more.


Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work - Today’s hot technology has traveled quite a distance to reach the digital world

Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work

Today’s hot technology has traveled quite a distance to reach the digital world

By Scott Schafer

Video surveillance technology has come a long way from the days when analog CCTV cameras dominated the market.


Managing Risks - Security efforts are now defined to protect critical infrastructure

Managing Risks

Security efforts are now defined to protect critical infrastructure

By Reinier Tuinzing

Traditionally, electrical substation security was aimed only at preventing access to stop vandalism and improve safety. Today, however, security efforts have been redefined to address new threats in order to protect critical infrastructure.


Deadly Response - Early detection and remote response might have de-escalated police incident at Texas car dealership

Deadly Response

Early detection and remote response might have de-escalated police incident at Texas car dealership

By Katie Merluzzi

Car dealerships present a complex security challenge because they stock high-end models for the public to see, placing high-value assets out in the open where theft and damage can occur.


Making Technology Accessible - Industry responds to demand for sustainable access control products and technologies

Making Technology Accessible

Industry responds to demand for sustainable access control products and technologies

By Aaron Smith

When I’m asked what role access control devices and technologies play in a structure’s overall sustainability, my thoughts usually wander first to LED lighting.


Departments

Industry Focus

Technology at Your Fingertips

By Ralph C. Jensen

By year’s end we have seen tons of new products and technology, and it amazes me that there is even more on the horizon.


My New Friends - Tradeshows provide many different opportunities

Industry Vertical

My New Friends

Tradeshows provide many different opportunities

By Ralph C. Jensen

Providing security for a house of worship wasn’t on my radar until recently. Dylann Roof changed all that when he opened fire on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, S.C.


Industry Trends

What's Trending

Competition is driving lower costs; technology evolution is here to stay

By Brian Carle

The video surveillance and physical security industry has been anything but quiet recently. Consolidation via merger and acquisition activity, competitive pressures driving costs lower and technology evolution are forces affecting trends both now and into the future.


Industry Professional

Global Expansion

Paramount Pictures seeks right operations for enhanced security and asset protection

By Rob Hile

For the highest level of security possible, Paramount chose to invest in enterprise command center software (ECCS) by SureView Systems to consolidate all of its security and life safety systems across the globe in a simple, effective and centrally manageable security management solution.


Webinars

New Products

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • 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

  • 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