From the practical solutions today to tomorrow’s app store
There were dreams and promises of Minority Report-like video intelligence that could predict a crime before it happened. Fortunately, industry expectations have come back down to earth, and we’ve learned some valuable lessons along the way.
Centralized security management is for businesses of all sizes
Centralized management of security solutions is not a new concept for large enterprise environments.
Technologies are solving the demanding needs in the industry
In wireless technology, change is the only constant. Today’s world contains many technologies that are considered to be “high-tech,” and wireless technology definitely qualifies.
There is no way corporations can ensure security on their networks
Despite networks’ best efforts to thwart them, motivated, sophisticated attackers are going to get into a network.
Which is more important in a collaborative environment?
As virtual offices and remote workforces become the norm, so does the need for a secure mobile collaborative environment.
Wireless surveillance provides liability protection, safe passage in outdoor environments without breaking the bank.
New IP-based surveillance solutions leverage advanced wireless protocols and solar power to allow property owners to extend the reach of their surveillance system without the expense.
IP-enabled video cameras have dramatically changed the way physical security can be implemented
Industrial Ethernet is a powerful tool when planning for the deployment of remote security monitoring in any setting that has environmental challenges.
Megapixel imaging, cameras, wireless transmission are game changers
The transition from analog to IP video systems has been a dominant market trend in the last several years, and the associated technology transition has similarly dominated the attention of integrators and end users.
It would be hard to dispute that the banking industry has an enormous stake in security operations. In fact, other than the government, the financial services industry is considered one of the top spenders for worldwide security solutions.
Tackling enterprise mobility
The lesson of Pandora could be, in short, that containers secure enough to lockdown all the evil in the world are probably secure enough to protect good things, too.
How a Texas loan company cut capital expenses and streamlined surveillance operations with hosted video.
The individual cash pay-outs might be small, but for Texas Title Loans—a chain of 14 short-term loan shops stretching from Dallas to San Antonio—keeping an eye on the till was creating big problems.
Affordable, smarter network cameras provide more capabilities at the edge
New developments in network cameras are enhancing their role as imaging sensors at the edge of IP video networks. The new landscape in imaging includes cameras that offer new capabilities, can see better and are smarter and more versatile.
Council on Aging incorporates innovative 'eyelids' for cameras
Privacy was an immediate concern when the Council on Aging in Marshfield, Mass., sought to install a video surveillance system.
Convergence has come, and while there are still analog cameras being produced, bought and installed, the security industry has become a networked prism.
Long road to the top finally pays off
Rob Hile’s security career started somewhat quietly, in sales and business development with a leading manufacturer of HVAC controls and security platforms.
Generating RMR from physical access control as-a-Service
Traditional systems that required heavy upfront IT infrastructure investments have given way to cloudbased systems.
Is Wi-Fi affordable for the connected home?
The importance of telecommunication companies on the security and home automation scene is becoming increasingly apparent as more end users become educated about the latest technology.
The myths of HSPD-12 compliance
It has been eight years since President George W. Bush signed Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) into law and four years since its compliance deadline.
Benefits include 75 percent drop in criminal reports
The city of Selma, Ala., seamlessly manages a high-definition surveillance system by implementing control center network video management software (NVMS) with HD Stream Management.
Things to remember when choosing a cloud PACS in the federal government
More government agencies are taking their physical access control system (PACS) to the cloud, and it’s easy to see why.