- WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY - Wireless Devices are Everywhere
- RETAIL SECURITY - Cooling High-Crime Hotspots
- SECURITY MOBILE APPS - Changing Business
- INTELLIGENT VIDEO - Setting New Benchmarks
How Glenwood Police Department uses portable video camera platform as roving security zone
Like many small town police departments seeking to maintain neighborhood safety, the Village of Glenwood, Ill., needed to squeeze every ounce of value from its law enforcement tools.
Wide area surveillance delivers superior detail
High-definition, megapixel cameras can cover larger areas with fewer cameras while delivering superior detail and improving overall security operations.
Once unreliable, now part of everyone’s wish list
Wireless devices are everywhere. They are in our homes and offices in the form of mobile smart phones, tablets and personal computers, among other things.
Quicker response times to disasters lead to less crisis situations
Remote monitoring of critical infrastructure used to be very difficult, but thanks to available technologies, this task can be achieved with a fraction of the resources required in the past.
Mobile devices have a completely different technology outlook
Five or six years ago, when PDAs began taking on the characteristics of today’s Blackberries, iPhones and Androids, video surveillance manufacturers rushed to develop mobile capabilities.
China’s national treasure is a cute, playful bear
Whether it was “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” “Hansel and Gretel” or “Red Riding Hood,” we all had our favorite fairy tales as children. As adults, it seems these stories fade into the background of our memories, only remembered if we have children of our own.
Frank DeAngelis has given his all to the students and community of Columbine High School. Now, 14 years after the tragic shooting, DeAngelis is retiring as school principal.
University boosts campus-wide switchover to electronic locks
In a bold move to improve security, specifically in student housing, Miami University (MU) in Oxford, Ohio replaced mechanical locks on more than 4,000 residence rooms and installed electronic locks and smart card credentials on others during a 90-day summer break.
Casino end user goes the route of full IP integration
Because of the advantages in the transmission of both audio and video data, as well as control signals, IP-based surveillance has caught on in recent years. The data provided can be synthesized into new, custom build-outs that allow the support of HD images, analytics for operational purposes, local or remote video storage, remote control and monitoring.
Businesses set goals, and employees are involved in meeting those benchmarks, year in and year out. The same is true in the security monitoring business, which translates to complete security for homeowners.
A Unified Hub Tyco’s center provides centralized management for large enterprises
Tyco’s Global Accounts Program meets the needs of some of the largest, highprofile, enterprise customers in the world. At the heart of the global account program, Tyco’s Global Center of Excellence (GCoE) provides global program management and programming services for unified security throughout an enterprise.
Take advantage of quality service and gain a competitive advantage through IQ certification
A business that is successful in a competitive market over a long period of time, with repeat customers, must be providing a product or service that meets or exceeds customer needs. This means the company is providing quality using best business practices.
How the alarm system can reduce property crime, improve public and officer safety, and lower insurance premiums
When the owner of a 7,000 sq. ft. RadioShack warehouse in Fort Worth, Texas worried about his space’s security, he decided to install a video-verified alarm system.
The New Security Sale
The reality is that the security industry is undergoing technology-driven changes, and nothing can be done to arrest them. It’s not hard to find signs of the upheavals.