Security Products Magazine Digital Edition - December 2015

December 2015

  • Perfect Foresight
  • What's Trending
  • Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work
  • Managing Risks
  • Making Technology Accessible
  • Deadly Response


Features

Perfect Foresight - Making hazardous chemical safety procedures a priority

Perfect Foresight

Making hazardous chemical safety procedures a priority

By Glenn Trout

In the weeks following the massive explosion at a warehouse owned by Ruihai International Logistics in the Chinese port of Tianjin, investigators are getting a better idea of what led to the disaster that killed 173 people—104 of whom were firefighters—and injured hundreds more.


Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work - Today’s hot technology has traveled quite a distance to reach the digital world

Why Multi-Sensor Megapixel Cameras Work

Today’s hot technology has traveled quite a distance to reach the digital world

By Scott Schafer

Video surveillance technology has come a long way from the days when analog CCTV cameras dominated the market.


Managing Risks - Security efforts are now defined to protect critical infrastructure

Managing Risks

Security efforts are now defined to protect critical infrastructure

By Reinier Tuinzing

Traditionally, electrical substation security was aimed only at preventing access to stop vandalism and improve safety. Today, however, security efforts have been redefined to address new threats in order to protect critical infrastructure.


Deadly Response - Early detection and remote response might have de-escalated police incident at Texas car dealership

Deadly Response

Early detection and remote response might have de-escalated police incident at Texas car dealership

By Katie Merluzzi

Car dealerships present a complex security challenge because they stock high-end models for the public to see, placing high-value assets out in the open where theft and damage can occur.


Making Technology Accessible - Industry responds to demand for sustainable access control products and technologies

Making Technology Accessible

Industry responds to demand for sustainable access control products and technologies

By Aaron Smith

When I’m asked what role access control devices and technologies play in a structure’s overall sustainability, my thoughts usually wander first to LED lighting.


Departments

Industry Focus

Technology at Your Fingertips

By Ralph C. Jensen

By year’s end we have seen tons of new products and technology, and it amazes me that there is even more on the horizon.


My New Friends - Tradeshows provide many different opportunities

Industry Vertical

My New Friends

Tradeshows provide many different opportunities

By Ralph C. Jensen

Providing security for a house of worship wasn’t on my radar until recently. Dylann Roof changed all that when he opened fire on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, S.C.


Industry Trends

What's Trending

Competition is driving lower costs; technology evolution is here to stay

By Brian Carle

The video surveillance and physical security industry has been anything but quiet recently. Consolidation via merger and acquisition activity, competitive pressures driving costs lower and technology evolution are forces affecting trends both now and into the future.


Industry Professional

Global Expansion

Paramount Pictures seeks right operations for enhanced security and asset protection

By Rob Hile

For the highest level of security possible, Paramount chose to invest in enterprise command center software (ECCS) by SureView Systems to consolidate all of its security and life safety systems across the globe in a simple, effective and centrally manageable security management solution.


New Products

  • Hanwha QNO-7012R

    Hanwha QNO-7012R

    The Q Series cameras are equipped with an Open Platform chipset for easy and seamless integration with third-party systems and solutions, and analog video output (CVBS) support for easy camera positioning during installation. A suite of on-board intelligent video analytics covers tampering, directional/virtual line detection, defocus detection, enter/exit, and motion detection. 3

  • D-Tools System Integrator (SI) Software

    D-Tools System Integrator (SI) Software

    D-Tools Inc. has announced the availability of System Integrator version 16, which adds powerful new project and service management capabilities to its award-winning, end-to-end business management solution. 3

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3