Security Today Magazine Digital Edition - January February 2022

January / February 2022

  • A Power User
  • The Benefits of Transformation
  • Cloud Storage Training
  • Reducing False Alarms
  • Where Solar and Security Meet


Cover Story

A Power User - How AI and deep learning are making airport operations an IP camera heavyweight

A Power User

How AI and deep learning are making airport operations an IP camera heavyweight

By Anthony Incorvati

The No. 1 issue faced by airports prior to the pandemic was capacity and as passenger counts ramp up, this issue is coming right back in focus. Airport expansions are few, and far between.


Features

Slow You Down

Slow You Down

Don't let choosing the correct traffic control system become a burden to you

By Greg Hamm

Protecting perimeters, buildings, property and people is no small responsibility, whether it is an embassy, a school, factory or farmers market. Knowing you have the right equipment in place to secure your facility and to prevent human tragedies brings a peace of mind that no amount of money can buy.


Driving Revenue

Driving Revenue

How LiDAR is improving security at casinos with flow management

By Gerald Becker

The year 2020 was a challenge for casinos, as lockdowns forced them to close their doors and ultimately cost the gaming industry $18.3 billion in the 2020 fiscal.


Integrating Networking and Security

Integrating Networking and Security

By Michael Wood

The security approaches we counted on to secure our networks and protect our IT resources against attackers are no longer up to the task.


Popular Access Control

Popular Access Control

Why smartcards and their derivatives provide increased security

By Scott Lindley

Today, 13.56 MHz contactless smartcards are used to provide increased security compared to 125 KHz proximity cards.


Countermeasure Considerations

Countermeasure Considerations

Exploring how to build resilient industrial networks

By Alvis Chen

In a recent report by the World Economic Forum, Building Resilience in Manufacturing and Supply Systems in the COVID-19 Context and Beyond suggests that manufacturers adopt new working models and governing to increase manufacturing resilience.


The Benefits of Transformation

The Benefits of Transformation

When a 360 camera becomes the only camera, you need

By Justin Wheatley

As 360-degree video surveillance cameras continue to evolve, this technology has become an essential part of many security solutions. Its unique ability to capture large areas of a scene with no blind spots has made these devices a powerful tool wherever total situational awareness is required.


An Increased Balance

An Increased Balance

By Ben Jobrack, Jasen Dunn

Mobile app technology is part of our everyday lives. We rely on mobile applications to access calendars, to-do lists and to purchase food from a favorite lunch spot.


Reducing False Alarms

Reducing False Alarms

Failure to take meaningful action may have disastrous consequences

By Jamie Paul

False fire alarms continue to increase in communities throughout the world. As the trend persists, numerous jurisdictions have attempted to mitigate the issue, often with less than acceptable results.


The Continued Evolution

The Continued Evolution

By Michael Lanzaro

Nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic-grounded travelers globally, we are beginning to see a return to widespread air travel, now in full swing, with the exception of ongoing weather and staffing delays.


Cloud Storage Training

Cloud Storage Training

By Sean Chang

It is no surprise in the world of video data storage, there is an evolution from on-prem to the Cloud and Video-Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS).


Why AI and Cloud are Topping 2022 Trends Lists

Why AI and Cloud are Topping 2022 Trends Lists

What this means for security resellers

By Dean Drako

It is the time of year for reflections, resolutions, predictions and lists. News stories about trends are everywhere, with tips about getting businesses on track for success in 2022.


Delivering Actionable Insights

Delivering Actionable Insights

AIoT is the next generation internet of IoT combined with AI

By Paul Garms

Artificial intelligence (AI) enables machines to learn, understand, and act accordingly – giving it enormous potential.


Where Solar and Security Meet

Where Solar and Security Meet

Security companies that do not have solar as part of their offering will struggle to compete

By Braden Mounteeer

For years, home security has relied on the door-to-door sales model. Every summer, hordes of ambitious men and women take to the streets to knock on doors and, hopefully invited to the kitchen table for an honest conversation about home security.


Departments

A Security Deposit

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

A Security Deposit

Large national bank consolidates seven access control solutions to one

By Kim Rahfaldt

A full-service bank with operations spanning numerous states across the United States and several international offices found itself in an all-too-common situation regarding its access control solution — too many different systems.


INDUSTRY FOCUS

Taking a Stand

By Ralph C. Jensen

The government, specifically with his signature, Pres. Joe Biden has thrown support to security manufacturers who play by an established set of rules in the best interest of the U.S. government.


Webinars

New Products

  • 4K Video Decoder

    3xLOGIC’s VH-DECODER-4K is perfect for use in organizations of all sizes in diverse vertical sectors such as retail, leisure and hospitality, education and commercial premises. 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

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3