- PERIMETER SECURITY - First Line of Defense
- CASINO SECURITY - In the Eye of the Beholder
- SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS - Evolving Video
- REMOTE MONITORING - Trapping Wild Hogs
Full dimensional, 360-degree camera keeps eyes on the floor
By Ralph C. Jensen
When Graham Wallis walks into a Las Vegas casino, his first look isn’t to the slot machines or gaming tables. He is thinking about security and how his company can improve surveillance for the end user.
CentraCare Health System takes a multi-pronged approach to medical safety and patient care
By Fredrik Nilsson
Four hospitals (St. Cloud, Long Prairie, Melrose and Sauk Centre), five long-term care facilities, nearly a dozen clinics and numerous specialty services operate under the growing CentraCare Health System umbrella in central Minnesota. In the past four years, Centra- Care’s growth has skyrocketed, and so, too, has the need to upgrade its security systems.
Securing Long Beach Airport
By Greg Hetrick
Located just 18 miles southeast of Los Angeles International Airport lies a hidden gem for Southern California air travelers. Long Beach Airport (LGB), which serves more than 3.2 million passengers annually, has one of the strictest noise-abatement ordinances in the nation for its neighboring residential communities.
Infrastructure on campus updates to new equipment
By Samuel Shanes
Colleges across the country have stepped up their safety and security initiatives in the wake of recent mass shootings and tragedies. Campuses large and small have re-worked their security infrastructure and upgraded old and antiquated equipment.
New technologies help meet the demand to ward off strangers
By Joseph Goudlock
Perimeter security encompasses a plethora of physical security solutions including, intrusion-detection systems, crash-resistant barriers, access control, gate operators and high-security fencing.
Plan for the future rather than react to events
By Barry Willingham
All things in life change over time. As it relates to the world of security, the acceleration of change began with the unforgettable terrorist attacks on our domestic soil in 2001, with multiple other events that followed.
Upgrades to new versions of open-platform software help keep the safest campus in England on track
By Courtney Dillon Pedersen
The University of East Anglia (UEA) was an early adopter of IP video surveillance in 2005. Milestone partner, Check Your Security (CYS), brought together a number of standalone CCTV systems into one IP-based monitoring system that is proving it can grow with the university.
Video surveillance bolsters safety, security at Wyoming operation
By Pramod Akkarachittor
FMC Corp. is a diversified, chemical company with leading positions in agricultural, industrial and consumer markets. Since the company’s inception in 1883, FMC has been providing solutions to companies worldwide and to their customers.
Small business owners look for tools to improve productivity
By David Klein
Although video analytics have been around for years in various forms, they haven’t always been easy to use, or economical, at least not for a small business owner.
State harneses power by using cellular network
By Adam Cohen
Helping the state of Tennessee with a solar-powered, IP video-based solution to catch wild hogs, ICRealtime has installed an autonomous remedy by harnessing the power of Verizon’s nationwide cellular network.
Planning ahead can prevent harm to people and the bottom line
By Lars Thinggaard
Milestone Systems’ sustained growth during its first 15 years is attributed to its introduction of the open-platform approach to the security industry.
By Ralph C. Jensen
How secure is your school? Maybe you worry when your children leave in the morning that they won’t come home filled with knowledge and understanding. Perhaps their security is a question mark.
Technology provides longer-lasting protection
By April Dalton-Noblitt
With scattered buildings and each with different access control needs, the town of Estes Park, Colo., faced a complicated security situation. Initially, the town upgraded its security by converting mechanical locks to several types of compatible electronic locks that improved control over authorized users, yet provided flexibility in meeting access control needs.
Who is being funded, what they are looking for and what goes into building a proper solution
By John Merlino
Despite the economic uncertainty in our nation’s capital, there is still plenty of upside to government security spending in fiscal 2013 with opportunities to be awarded significant contracts.
Technology puses science fiction out the door
By Paul Schuepp
Are our faces now like bar codes, easily scanned and instantly traceable? Not quite. But face recognition has grown into a tool that every investigator can benefit from.
First responders can make a difference if properly protected
By Bob Bradshaw
Portable bunkers provide first responders the ability to make a difference in the early stages of critical crisis response. If staged in schools, airports or a mall, these tools become a needed resource for first responders regardless of the level of training or the equipment they may have.