Security Products Magazine Digital Edition - December 2016

December 2016

  • Video Trends to Focus On
  • Innovations, Solutions and a Renewed Sense of Pride
  • Video Surveillance
  • A Glimpse into the Future of IP Video
  • Trends in Access Control


A Glimpse Into The Future Of IP Video

A Glimpse Into The Future Of IP Video

By Fredrik Nilsson

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the world’s first IP network camera, a technology that eventually revolutionized the video surveillance landscape.

Video Trends To Focus On

Video Trends To Focus On

By Brian Carle

If these technologies aren’t on your radar, they probably should be. These product categories are rapidly growing in popularity and for good reason.

Innovations, Solutions and a Renewed Sense of Pride

By Sharad Shekhar

It’s an exciting time to be in the security industry, as evidenced by the successful year we have seen in regards to technology innovations, mergers and acquisitions, and a renewed sense of pride in the industry.


What's In Store

Video surveillance plays a pivotal role in terrorism

By Wayne Arvidson

What’s ahead in 2017? In 2016, we saw video surveillance and security increasingly become the focus of mainstream media conversations, with video playing a pivotal role in bringing terror suspects to justice (as it did recently in NYC) and with police body-worn cameras capturing sometimes controversial incidents that spark national conversations.


Going for the Gold

Industry Vertical

Going for the Gold

Dahua Technology cameras provide winning video surveillance solution for 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

By Raleigh Gerber

When the Olympic Games come to town, the welfare of people and property are of paramount importance in both the planning process and during the event.

Industry Focus

Our Round of Convergence

By Ralph C. Jensen

There are myriad clichés that describe change. However, the one that seems to suit Security Products magazine best is: Success is often brought about by change.

Industry Professional

Deterring Fraud and Theft

Reliable, user intuitive platform was an absolute must for massive luxury auto dealership in Texas

By Steve Birkmeier

There is an old saying about how everything is bigger in Texas, and in the case of Lexus of Lakeway, the expression certainly rings true.

New Products

  • PDK IO Access Control Software

    PDK.IO Access Control Software

    ProdataKey now allows for "custom fields" within the interface of its software. Custom fields increase PDK's solutions' overall functionality by allowing administrators to include a wide range of pertinent data associated with each user. 3

  • Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software

    Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software

    Johnson Controls, the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and architect of the Open Blue digital connected platforms, has released the newest version of the Tyco Kantech EntraPass security management software. 3

  • Unique Oversized ID Card Printer

    Unique Oversized ID Card Printer

    Idesco Corp. is announcing its card printer – the XCR100 2.0 printer- that allows customers to personalize oversized ID cards on demand. The printer is ideal for assisting healthcare organizations find the right badging solution. As healthcare facilities continue to combat the spread of COVID-19, issuing oversized ID cards has helped identify staff clearly while adding an extra layer of security. The XCR100 2.0 printer is the only dye-sublimation printer on the market that can personalize CR100 cards (3.88" x 2.63"). The cards that are 42% larger than the standard credit card size. The printer can produce up to 180 full cards per hour in color, and up to 1,400 cards per hour in monochrome. An optional flipper is available to print dual-sided badges in one pass. Contactless encoding comes as an option to help healthcare facilities produce secure access badges on demand and the card printer features a 2-year warranty. 3