Security Products Magazine June 2014 Digital Edition

June 2014

  • RETAIL SECURITY - Putting an LP Spin on Video Analytics
  • HOSPITAL SECURITY - The Prescription for Curing ID Badge Ills
  • ACCESS CONTROL - Upgrading Electronics
  • CARGO SECURITY - Cargo Security Meets Logistics


Features

Cargo Security Meets Logistics

Cargo Security Meets Logistics

Commercial air freight shares common infrastructure access with aircraft security

By Manish Dalal

Globally, air cargo security costs are estimated to be $8.5 billion annually as the focus on physical security best practices has increased dramatically since 9/11. In fact, in 2006, the vulnerability of air cargo security was exposed when a terrorist plot was foiled in Yemen.


Upgrading Electronics

Upgrading Electronics

New Jersey school improves its locking system

By April Noblitt

Located about 20 miles northwest of Newark, Livingston Public Schools serve almost 5,800 students with an instructional staff of 524 in its K-12 system.


Fire Alarm Prescription Increases Hospital Protection

Fire Alarm Prescription Increases Hospital Protection

New facility cuts no corners in offering protection

By Beth Welch

When the new St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center opened in 2011, it came complete with a top-of-the-line fire detection system that had been the focus of intense planning— and not just from engineers and designers.


Media Conversion

Media Conversion

Choosing the right backbone

By Susan Stanley

When a successful European toy manufacturer outgrew its facilities, it built a new, three-facility campus that included an office along with manufacturing and warehouse space.


The Prescription for Curing ID Badge Ills

The Prescription for Curing ID Badge Ills

Increased control and advanced reporting are critical for a safe facility

By Ann Geissler Timme

Many hospitals are finding it necessary to increase the number of access controlled openings in their facilities.


Putting an LP Spin on Video Analytics

Putting an LP Spin on Video Analytics

Which analytics can give you a quick heads-up on potential loss activity?

By Jackie Andersen

Video analytics aren’t just tools for marketing and merchandising; these intelligent algorithms can also spot atypical customer behavior that might suggest potential loss activity when viewed by the Loss Prevention department.


The Man Behind the Revolution

The Man Behind the Revolution

Hard work proven to be the pinnacle of success

By Wendy Bowman

It all started in Boston—a young, motivated inventor trying to meet the particular customer demand of a new electric strike design that could handle a 1-inch deadbolt.


Departments

Hiding in a Wheel Well

By Ralph C. Jensen

It is a well-known fact that video surveillance cameras can help detect trespassers; however, if no one is looking at the surveillance or if the human element has not been notified of a breach, trespassing can leap to new heights.


Security Solutions for the Past Present and Everything In Between

Innovative technologies rely on past success to enhance the security market.

By Jamie Friedlander

Operating in the United Kingdom and America for over 30 years, surveillance technology company Dedicated Micros continues to innovate on a regular basis.


Webinars

New Products

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • Mobile Safe Shield

    Mobile Safe Shield

    SafeWood Designs, Inc., a manufacturer of patented bullet resistant products, is excited to announce the launch of the Mobile Safe Shield. The Mobile Safe Shield is a moveable bullet resistant shield that provides protection in the event of an assailant and supplies cover in the event of an active shooter. With a heavy-duty steel frame, quality castor wheels, and bullet resistant core, the Mobile Safe Shield is a perfect addition to any guard station, security desks, courthouses, police stations, schools, office spaces and more. The Mobile Safe Shield is incredibly customizable. Bullet resistant materials are available in UL 752 Levels 1 through 8 and include glass, white board, tack board, veneer, and plastic laminate. Flexibility in bullet resistant materials allows for the Mobile Safe Shield to blend more with current interior décor for a seamless design aesthetic. Optional custom paint colors are also available for the steel frame. 3

  • Compact IP Video Intercom

    Viking’s X-205 Series of intercoms provide HD IP video and two-way voice communication - all wrapped up in an attractive compact chassis. 3