Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - January 2018

January 2018

  • A Case of Security
  • Growing into a Smarter, Safer City
  • Three Pillars of Sports Venue Security
  • A Cultural Blending
  • Smash and Grab


Features

Three Pillars of Sports Venue Security

Three Pillars of Sports Venue Security

Situational Awareness, Identification, Operations

By Mark McCormack

Stadium security has gotten a lot more complicated than apprehending seat jumpers, defusing confrontations and ejecting rowdy fans for imbibing one too many beers.


Growing into a Smarter, Safer City

Growing into a Smarter, Safer City

Technology plays an ever-increasing role in smarter cities

By Pota Kanavaros

As technologies and laws continue to evolve and more people move into urban centers, cities are looking for ways to become smarter — and safer.


A Case of Security

New Hampshire Liquor Commission is all in on IP video surveillance

By Ralph C. Jensen

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) experienced a record-breaking fiscal year in 2016. With the increase of business, and the addition of three more state-run stores, the state commission felt it was time to improve on security solutions. Enter Griffon Security Technologies.


A Cultural Blending

A Cultural Blending

How to protect physical security and cybersecurity

By Lance Holloway

The concept of “securing security” emerged when physical security was being affected by cybersecurity attacks.


Departments

Industry Professional

From the Ground Up

Designing power and transmission solutions from the beginning

By Ronnie Pennington

Physical security systems continue to migrate to the network, enabling overall better integration, performance and improved total cost of ownership. Nowhere is this more evident than with the proliferation of IP cameras.


Industry Focus

Smash and Grab

By Ralph C. Jensen

A few years ago – three to be exact – I became the legal guardian of a granddaughter, and with that came the finding of a daycare that not only provided a good learning environment, but a haven of safety and security.


Dealer Strategies

From The Editor

Never Skipping a Beat

By Ralph C. Jensen

Even Mother Nature couldn’t turn the tide when CG&E Systems Group stepped into the security integration market. You remember Hurricane Irma, right? Well, both happened about the same time, and the winner is … CG&E.


Growth in the Electronic Age

Growth in the Electronic Age

How integration firm CG&E Systems Group built a security empire on voice and data in the 21st century

By Ralph C. Jensen

Let’s just say the timing was not ideal. GC&E Systems Group had just hired a key executive to spearhead business development and growth within Florida. But Mother Nature had different ideas. Hurricane Irma had just ravaged the entire state of Florida and the company was eager to onboard its newest management team member.


Try These Ideas

Tips for selecting your access control partner

By Karen Evans

The global access control market is forecast to be worth nearly $10 billion by 2022, with annual growth nearing 7.5 percent over the next six years, according to a recent report by Markets and Markets Research firm.


Webinars

New Products

  • 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

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3