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.


Whitepapers

New Products

  • FEP GameChanger

    FEP GameChanger

    Paige Datacom Solutions Introduces Important and Innovative Cabling Products GameChanger Cable, a proven and patented solution that significantly exceeds the reach of traditional category cable will now have a FEP/FEP construction. 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

  • PE80 Series

    PE80 Series by SARGENT / ED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin

    ASSA ABLOY, a global leader in access solutions, has announced the launch of two next generation exit devices from long-standing leaders in the premium exit device market: the PE80 Series by SARGENT and the PED4000/PED5000 Series by Corbin Russwin. These new exit devices boast industry-first features that are specifically designed to provide enhanced safety, security and convenience, setting new standards for exit solutions. The SARGENT PE80 and Corbin Russwin PED4000/PED5000 Series exit devices are engineered to meet the ever-evolving needs of modern buildings. Featuring the high strength, security and durability that ASSA ABLOY is known for, the new exit devices deliver several innovative, industry-first features in addition to elegant design finishes for every opening. 3