- Betting on Video
- Profitability Strains
- Educating End Users
- Being Bold
- Five Senses of Security
RFID can address shrinking inventories
By Michael Guiher
For most retailers, wholesalers and distributors, the space to store inventory is the largest, yet single cost of doing business.
Good security improves relationship with club members
By Arie Melamed
Bel-Air Bay Club, an exclusive club that includes a beachfront facility, sought an accurate, effective identity management solution that would replace its previous system.
Why IP video is more relevant for border surveillance; open architecture opens the way
By John Merlino
The total cost of ownership for non-adaptive DVR and analog solutions often surprises end users.
Exploring the capabilities of integration
By Brian Wiser
The security industry is dynamic and ever-changing. Technological advancements continually enhance the quality of the video surveillance images we see and the data we glean from them.
What you should know about video surveillance storage in Casinos
By Brandon Reich
It can’t be argued: Video surveillance is a mission-critical system in the gaming sector. Casinos leverage video technology to stay vigilant against a wide variety of risks, such as fraud, crowding, loss and other issues that impact the safety of employees and customers.
Covering the length of the border
By Robert P. Mitchell
With new border security initiatives on the horizon it will take an innovative approach to provide a higher level of detection.
Visible controls help assure confidence in safety and security of medical facilities
By Bryan Sanderford
People usually think of doors as a means of keeping someone out, or alternately, keeping someone in. Doors provide privacy and, when locked, a level of security that is both simple and effective
Redefining the role of commercial security providers
By Tiffany Coles, Tori Martinez
Interface Security Systems (ISS) is a cloud-based managed security services provider. The company integrates network and security needs into one platform, with the goal of being a singlevendor source for their customer’s needs.
Underquoting a system will cause nightmares for everyone
By Scott Seraboff
As a provider of storage for video surveillance systems, the hardest part of my job is educating end-users, integrators and consultants on the best way to purchase storage for their systems.
The beginning of the first ‘Smart Cities’ in the Greater Houston area
By Mark H. Friday
Three years ago, Shrader Engineering had the privilege of designing one of the most unique security concepts in the region for the city of Sugar Land, Texas, Police Department. The security system forms a “virtual gateway” throughout the city.
Advanced VMS helps protect the city
By Ken LaMarca
The large geographical area and variety of locations and assets to protect make municipal video surveillance particularly challenging.
By Julian Lovelock
Security threats are growing at the same time that users are demanding the ability to confidently connect to and use more applications, on the go, than ever before, with a single, trusted ID that can be carried on a smart device.
Convergence and collaboration will lead to safer, smarter cities
By Kevin Wine
Safe City initiatives are one of the best ways to build an efficient, proactive security posture that strives to enhance safety and propel increased collaboration between city officials, security leaders, law enforcement and first responders.
By Ralph C. Jensen
The thought of a network or individual cameras getting hacked brought cybersecurity into the security picture pretty quickly. Cyber questions also arise when discussing cameras being manufactured in China.
Price system says to consider most profitable services
By Kevin Lehan
In free-enterprise systems, common economic theory dictates that business resources—meaning time, money and labor— should be allocated in the manner that obtains maximum profits.
Grow your profits while creating happy customers
By Chris Soda
Over the last several years, the security industry has seen the range of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) grow by a great deal.
From lamination to multi-layer authentication, the Schonzeit family has set the bar as both innovators and trusted authorities in the security industry
By Monique Merhige
Located in the heart of New York City, Idesco Corp. and IDSecurityOnline. com LLC, offer a physical presence in Manhattan that stock inventory, maintain a staff of trained technicians and have a showroom open to the public to educate and inform customers as well as perform free on site security consultations.
Security Dealers should ask questions when selecting a monitoring company
By Jim McMullen
Dealers and systems integrators who specialize in selling alarm equipment know that once the sale is made, the transaction may be complete, but the customer relationship is just beginning.
Identifying security systems, devices that will play in future applications
By Jay Darfler
A study commissioned by Intel found that roughly 16 percent of Americans now own at least one smart home device, but nearly 70 percent of those surveyed believe smart homes will be as commonplace as smartphones in the next 10 years.