July / August 2021
- Tee Up the Security
- 4 Steps to Ready
- Hear Me Out
- COVID-19 The Final Push
- The Value of Smart Security
San Diego Police Department helps secure U.S. Open at Torrey Pines
By Fredrik Wallberg
When the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the 2021 US Open was taking place at the famed Torrey Pines Golf Course in La Jolla, CA, there was an excitement in and around the city.
Healthcare Organizations Turn to Video Surveillance to Improve Patient Care and Operations, as Well as Security
By Ken Francis
The ability to reliably and quickly access video from anywhere at any time is something healthcare organizations have come to rely on.
Get your customer onboard with smart city applications
By Jason Bonoan
The term “smart city” has created a buzz in the past few years. More than that, the smart city concept is changing the way the world’s metropolitan areas operate. New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle have integrated a variety of intelligent sensors to improve city operations.
The importance of intelligible audio in security
By Dan Rothrock
Sounds are a part of our everyday lives. They come at the right time, and at the wrong time. Many sounds we hear are appreciated, such as a bird singing, children laughing, or your feet crunching in the snow as you walk.
Power, efficiency raise the security stakes ever higher
By Chris Wall
In the new world of modern industrial networking solutions, the security measures to protect a network must match the pace of innovation across many industries, including mining, oil and gas, agriculture, transportation, heavy construction, military, municipalities, and government.
Define the basic parameters for software and hardware classification
By Bill Brennan
The physical security industry, and the technologies that drive it, continue to evolve and advance at a rapid pace.
Before COVID-19 smartphone apps were already a market trend, but now they’re all the rage
By Wanchai Siriwalothakul
Society has come to value the mobility and convenience of smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
How network audio can be key to security, safety and operations
By Chris Wildfoerster
Integrating network audio into a security solution is easy. Because it operates on the network via PoE, you can seamlessly integrate it with existing video cameras, access control systems, intercoms, speakers, and other network-based devices.
How our circumstances shape us, and why a crowd management strategy is more important than ever
By Jeff Spoerndle
In the fall of 2020, sports fans began making their way back to stands for the first time since COVID-19 forced mass shutdowns. For many, this signaled a return to normalcy and a promising outlook for a struggling industry.
Exploring the complexity of “unmanned” critical infrastructure protection
By S. Guerry Bruner
The last 12-18 months have shown us just how important our nation’s infrastructure is to our daily lives as well as our health and safety.
How to maintain openness and accessibility, and offer security and safety
By Padma Duvvuri
When people think of a House of Worship (HoW) what may first come to mind is a solemn sanctuary of welcome and refuge. Churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship are built on the premise of openness and accessibility, peace and community.
Management helps cities make informed decisions
By Michael Bradner
Making good policy decisions requires data. Cities, for example, need a clear picture of their curbs before implementing any changes to parking allocation, prices, or bylaws. But today gaining this understanding can be difficult because demand for the curb is changing.
Security’s role in vaccine management
By Willem Ryan
It is the last push; the final journey as businesses begin to get back to work, and the office, after a lengthy pause caused by the worldwide pandemic.
By Kelly Atkinson
As the Internet of Things (IoT) has continued to evolve, so, too, have the options for pairing smart home integration with both professionally monitored and self-monitored home security solutions.
By Ralph C. Jensen
My nature is being skeptical about securing the home. Maybe because a home is a small target or I figure that deadbolt is enough. I have started taking home security and smart home technology more serious.