Security Products Magazine Digital Edition - January 2016

January 2016

  • Transforming Security
  • Orlando Eye
  • Intruder Alert
  • I'm Fightin' Mad about Paris
  • Sophisticated Entrance
  • Passion for Security


Features

Intruder Alert - Since 9/11, airport and aviation security has generally been terminal centric with increased checkpoint screening for passengers and air cargo, increased protection of the flight deck with both physical security and air marshals to secure planes while in flight.

Intruder Alert

Why hi-definition and thermal network cameras are crucial for airport perimeter security

By Anthony Incorvati

Since 9/11, airport and aviation security has generally been terminal centric with increased checkpoint screening for passengers and air cargo, increased protection of the flight deck with both physical security and air marshals to secure planes while in flight.


The electronic key is gaining wide acceptance in North America

It's A Revolution

The electronic key is gaining wide acceptance in North America

By Minu Youngkin

Opening a door with anything other than a metal key was once unimaginable, but a growing number of openings are using an electronic key.


Orlando Eye - Multi-vendor integration observes the highest standards

Orlando Eye

Multi-vendor integration observes the highest standards

By Taylor Foster

Merlin Entertainment needed a full-scale security solution for its new central-Florida triple-attraction complex: The Orlando Eye, Madame Tussaud’s Orlando and SEA LIFE Orlando.


Transforming Security - By now, we’ve all heard some variation of this question and wondered what it really means for our work, our organizations and the security market in general.

Transforming Security

Are you ready for the next big thing?

By Don Campbell

By now, we’ve all heard some variation of this question and wondered what it really means for our work, our organizations and the security market in general.


Departments

2016 Trends

By HID Global Innovation Team

As we do more with our phones and increasingly demand anywhere/anytime on-line access, there is the opportunity to better protect these activities while creating a more satisfying, mobile-centric security experience at home, in the office, on the road and on-line.


Sophisticated Entrance - Access system deployed to stop tailgating at university student life center

Industry Vertical

Sophisticated Entrance

Access system deployed to stop tailgating at university student life center

By Tracie Thomas

Entry solution providers must understand an end user organization’s “culture,” and must be able to communicate the best way for the organization to adapt to a new security entrance.


I’m Fightin’ Mad about Paris - Today, I plan to take a look at international security, and frankly, I am not even getting close to the line of invalidity. Security is an international problem, and security has been about terrorism since 9/11.

Industry Focus

I’m Fightin’ Mad about Paris

By Ralph C. Jensen

Today, I plan to take a look at international security, and frankly, I am not even getting close to the line of invalidity. Security is an international problem, and security has been about terrorism since 9/11.


Passion for Security - As a kid, Matt Barnette got shuffled around the country as his father would relocate his family for career opportunities in the technology field.

Industry Professional

Passion for Security

Barnette climbs ladder of success as president of AMAG

By Ralph C. Jensen

As a kid, Matt Barnette got shuffled around the country as his father would relocate his family for career opportunities in the technology field.


Dealer Strategies

Better Connections

Many opportunities have yet to be realized

By Mike Zydor

The life safety industry, comprised primarily of burglary, fire and medical alert systems, has seen an accelerated evolution in monitoring service offerings over the past decade.


Steady Stream of RMR - The “free alarm system” has been around so long that many professionals can’t remember a time when it wasn’t the starting point for just about any company looking to hang a keypad in a customer’s home.

Steady Stream of RMR

Changing times require dealers to reexamine business plan

By Barbara Holliday

The “free alarm system” has been around so long that many professionals can’t remember a time when it wasn’t the starting point for just about any company looking to hang a keypad in a customer’s home.


It's All About Customer Service

How leadership and a laser focus on customer service created a 300 percent increase in valuation

By Ralph C. Jensen

When industry veteran Timothy J. Whall was first approached to take the helm of Protection 1 back in 2010, it was primarily a residential security company that was struggling with growth.


A Hidden Gem - To keep the technology at the forefront of managed services, SDC has teamed up with CheckVideo, and deployed its Cloud VMS remote monitoring software platform.

A Hidden Gem

By Ralph C. Jensen

To keep the technology at the forefront of managed services, SDC has teamed up with CheckVideo, and deployed its Cloud VMS remote monitoring software platform.


Alarm Response - For years, the alarm industry has framed alarm verification around a simple and actionable response. When an alarm is triggered by an external factor, an agency is then responsible for responding to the incident.

Alarm Response

Central stations respond to alarms, but false alarms are a problem

By Julie Beach

For years, the alarm industry has framed alarm verification around a simple and actionable response. When an alarm is triggered by an external factor, an agency is then responsible for responding to the incident.


Campus Security & Life Safety

Getting Out Safely

Getting Out Safely

Four ways to improve your plan already in place

By Karen Evans

During a lockdown, first responders and authorities on the scene work to confirm and contain the threat, and then to neutralize it.


On The Books - A recent survey revealed 70 percent of campus threat teams are meeting once or twice a week to review current situations. With mounting job responsibilities, finding time to get together in person and discuss is difficult.

On The Books

Centralized and secure record-keeping is key for Virginia colleges

By Katie Johnson

A recent survey revealed 70 percent of campus threat teams are meeting once or twice a week to review current situations. With mounting job responsibilities, finding time to get together in person and discuss is difficult.


Campus Standards

Campus Standards

Universities, colleges face challenges when standardizing protocol

By Kyle Gordon

In what has become an increasingly volatile climate, colleges and universities are expected to anticipate the needs of their students, faculty and visitors, and are now designing campus environments to ensure safety and security for all.


Boosting Security - Over the last few years, campus security and student safety have become two of the most discussed issues.

Boosting Security

Illinois school enlists help of audio analytics

By Richard Brent

Over the last few years, campus security and student safety have become two of the most discussed issues.


Nothing Junior About Security - At Joliet Junior College, they have embraced the idea of technology-driven security to improve safety, response and resolution of issues across their campuses.

Nothing Junior About Security

Security is among the top concerns at colleges, universities

By Tony Bradberry

At Joliet Junior College, they have embraced the idea of technology-driven security to improve safety, response and resolution of issues across their campuses.


Rush to Campus Security - Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, a 664-bed hospital, wanted to increase security and simplify its key system, starting with its new 14-story, 375-bed tower hospital building.

Rush to Campus Security

New access control system helps regain control

By Ann Timme

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, a 664-bed hospital, wanted to increase security and simplify its key system, starting with its new 14-story, 375-bed tower hospital building.


Assessing The Challenges - Legacy systems are nearing the end of their lifecycle

Assessing The Challenges

Legacy systems are nearing the end of their lifecycle

By Brian Levy

Large hospital environments present unique challenges for a surveillance integrator specifically, these challenges can include implementing IP Surveillance Technology, Access Control or Networking.


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