May 2012

  • MOBILE SECURITY APPS - Taking Off
  • MUSEUM SECURITY - Innovation at the Edge
  • BANKING SECURITY - A Wise Investment
  • CAMERA SOLUTIONS - Smart Thermal Cameras


Features

Preserving Musical Heritage

Academy of Santa Cecilia uses IP video technology to preserve the past

By Courtney Pedersen

As the crown jewel of the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Rome, the Academy of Santa Cecilia is one of the oldest and most important musical institutions in the world. Its position and fame have steadily grown since it was founded in 1585. Today, it is internationally renowned, both as a venue for symphony orchestra concerts and as the custodian of a heritage of inestimable value, which makes it a landmark for academics and music lovers alike.


A Wise Investment

The move from analog to digital nets positive results

By Rich Mellott

Monticello Bank, a 12-branch community bank in Kentucky, had an outdated analog surveillance system in place that limited capabilities and required the bank to hire a thirdparty vendor for analog video installation and maintenance services.


Rolling Out Successful Security

Russian National Library tests intelligent platform

By Evgenia Ostrovskaya


Security On The Fly

Mobile community shatters attendance records at worldwide security conference

By Chris Ryan

How significant is the mobile application market around the world today? You just need to look at some of the numbers to understand how widespread mobile apps have become, even in the physical security market, and how adoption of mobile phones, tablets and other smart devices that are used with these apps has gone from leading-edge to commonplace.


Taking Off

Surveillance never takes a holiday, nor does it sleep

By Brian Galante

Today’s progressively faster pace of life rationalizes the thirst for near-constant connectivity.


Security Grows With Mesa

Continued security options are part of the changing needs in higher education

By Minu Youngkin

For the past several years, Colorado Mesa University (CMU) has been growing rapidly, and its access control system has continued to grow with it.


Smart Thermal Cameras

Maximizing security for petroleum, transportation and electrical assets

By John Romanowich

Achieving security awareness around perimeters and outdoor areas comes down to timely, credible and detailed alerts.


Innovation At The Edge

Fire alarm technology protects scientific concerns

By Howard Diamond, Peter Ebersold

Set on the edge of a ravine, the 540,000-square-foot Ontario Science Centre is the size of a large airport, with three separate buildings on different elevations that descend into the valley.


Departments

Securing the Past

IP Video analytics keep valuable artifacts safe in Indian state museum

By Alex Swanson

Patna Museum is recognized as one of the greatest museums in India.


Expecting More Growth This Year

By Ralph C. Jensen

Every so often, I get lucky and find myself at the right place at the right time, hopefully doing the right things. For many years I’ve experienced this within the security industry.


Mandate for Mass Notification

By Ralph C. Jensen

The parents of two former Virginia Tech students have won a $4 million jury-awarded lawsuit resulting from the deaths of their children, Erin Peterson and Julia Pryde.


Digital Edition

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    May 2018

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    • The Changing Landscape
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    • The Best Bet
    • Get Out of Our Space
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