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More Power to You

Today’s professional security industry seems to have adopted the “more power” mantra by taking a much more pragmatic approach.

Video and IoT Megatrends to Accelerate into 2020

Video and IoT Megatrends to Accelerate into 2020

As we wind down 2019 and look forward to a new decade, it is time to reflect upon the year and the megatrends that have started to influence video surveillance and the physical security industry.

Envisioning What Might Be Ahead in 2020

Envisioning What Might Be Ahead in 2020

You have probably heard the old adage, “Hindsight is always 20/20.” Looking forward though, our vision is not nearly as clear.

Hanwha is Dropping Huawei Hisilicon from All Their Products

Hanwha is Dropping Huawei Hisilicon from All Their Products

Huawei is subject to the U.S. NDAA government ban and has been 'red flagged' on the United States “entity” list. In addition to cybersecurity concerns, Huawei now faces supply chain barriers that could impact their ability to produce many products such as Hisilicon chips.

The Next Level

The Next Level

Convenience stores and mini marts have traditionally installed surveillance cameras to deter crime and encourage safety, but too often these have provided images that lacked detail, particularly in low light conditions.

Coming of Age

Securing outdoor assets can be a tricky proposition. For starters, traditional outdoor security systems are expensive.

How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

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How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

As King City looks to transform itself from a point of contention in a violent gang war to a safe place to live and work, Hanwha cameras have played a key role in the city’s positive results so far.

The Case for Deploying H.265 in Video Surveillance

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The Case for Deploying H.265 in Video Surveillance

As the security industry continues to embrace 4K, Ultra HD and other high-resolution imaging formats with high bitrates, recording and storing surveillance video has become one of the main challenges facing end users and systems integrators.



Beyond the Basics

Beyond the Basics

A security camera is much more than a security camera when it’s part of an analytics infrastructure that serves completely new goals, advancing the organization and management of businesses and even entire cities.

Benefits and Challenges

Benefits and Challenges

The first IP network-based megapixel (MP) cameras were a disruptive technology. They were often more expensive on a unit basis than their familiar analog counterparts.

Campus Security & Life Safety Introduces Secure Campus Awards

CSLS now offers a product contest for safety and security products found on campuses.

Low Light Camera Evolution – Crystal Clear, in Color, at Night

Low Light Camera Evolution – Crystal Clear, in Color, at Night

Any security camera should be able to render great quality images in daylight. However, when the sun goes down, not all cameras are the same.

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From the Ground Up

Physical security systems continue to migrate to the network, enabling overall better integration, performance and improved total cost of ownership. Nowhere is this more evident than with the proliferation of IP cameras.

Man Overboard!

Man Overboard!

Many of us have gone on a cruise vacation or know of a close friend or relative who has done so. Cruising is a popular vacation option enjoyed by families and individuals throughout the world.

Why Your VMS Matters

As a security professional, how many times have you had to explain why a PTZ camera should always be paired with at least one fixed camera to provide constant “back-up” coverage of everywhere the PTZ is not looking?

All by Myself

All by Myself

The DIY systems that are emerging today are the next logical step for the growth of the security industry. The key to their success will be making these systems easier to install and easier to use.

On the Tip of their Toes

On the Tip of their Toes

No matter where any given city places a video surveillance camera, there are privacy concerns. There is, however, another side to the story.

Think About the Future

Think About the Future

Video is a natural choice for security because as humans, we use our eyes more than any of our other senses.

The 5 Benefits of Thermal Imaging Cameras

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The 5 Benefits of Thermal Imaging Cameras

Accepted throughout the security industry as the best 24-hour visual surveillance option on the market, thermal imaging cameras are an integral component in effectively securing borders, airports, seaports, critical infrastructure, and more.

Best Practices in the Healthcare Industry

Hospitals and medical centers face a number of challenges related to ensuring a safe environment for patients, staff, and visitors.

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