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December 2008


Features

Learning to Adapt

By Eric Eaton

A new type of video surveillance technology called adaptive learning video analytics is revolutionizing physical security with its ability to analyze input from hundreds or even thousands of security cameras and provide alerts to potential threats as they occur.


The Art of Security

By Denise S. Dieser

Sotheby’s is the oldest international fine art auctioneer in the world, where the auction of multimillion-dollar works of art creates as much buzz as celebrity sales. Numerous high-profile celebrity auctions have included the collections of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Katharine Hepburn. In 2007, the worldwide headquarters in New York held an array of exciting sales with property that spanned the centuries.


Up to the Next Level

By Cynthia Freschi

If one were to take a sample poll for the definition of convergence, it’s quite likely there would be as many variations in the responses as the number of people polled.


Dual Security

By Kim Rahfaldt

Brookfield Properties’ distinguished portfolio of properties attracts major financial, energy and professional services corporations that have high credit ratings and maintain long-term leases.


Banking on Megapixel

By Del V. Salvi

Emprise Bank is a name well known in Kansas for leadership, integrity and service to its customers and to the community. Headquartered in Wichita, the privately owned bank has more than 40 locations in 20 communities across the state. Its culture of commitment and customer service is strongly instilled in its nearly 500 staff members.


All In Shreds

By Ralph C. Jensen

When you think of the NFL, shredding papers and documents is the last thing that comes to mind, unless your former quarterback is moving to a new team. You’re more likely to think of an oversized lineman sacking the quarterback or a fullback rushing for 3 yards in a cloud of dust.


A Work of Art

By Kate Houghton

Located on the campus of Duke University, the Nasher Museum of Art displays a growing collection of modern and contemporary art. With an exhibition space of more 65,000 square feet it is one of the most important university are museums in the country.


Departments

Ask the Expert

By Ron Waxman


Winding Up for Success

By Ralph C. Jensen

By all accounts, 2008 has been a successful year for Security Products magazine, and we have our readers and advertisers to thank for that.


A Close Call

By Megan Weadock

A historic landmark is much like a piece of art. It reveals something about us and our past, and it must be protected and preserved as if it were priceless.


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