White Papers


Avoiding an Identity Crisis: Why Advanced Visual Security is a Critical First Line of Defense

Avoiding an Identity Crisis: Why Advanced Visual Security is a Critical First Line of Defense

Find about the potential cost of counterfeited IDs to your organization. Also, learn about new, technologically-advanced visual security features that can combat this problem, easily and cost-effectively.


Top 10 Considerations for Choosing the Right Secure Issuance Solution

Top 10 Considerations for Choosing the Right Secure Issuance Solution

You’ve decided that you need to create new ID badges for your employees, staff and/or visitors, but where do you start?




Physical and Mobile IDs — Working Together to Protect Your Identity

Physical and Mobile IDs — Working Together to Protect Your Identity

Learn how the proliferation of mobile phones, proof of identity has now evolved to include mobile IDs


Understand the Best Practices for Video Storage Infrastructure

Best Practices for Video Storage Infrastructure

This white paper focuses on how to specify video storage, why video is a unique storage challenge and why systems must be carefully thought out to ensure crucial data isn’t lost. Central to the discussion is a review of the three storage technologies you are likely to run across including Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Networks (SAN).


Hitachi Video Management Platform—Scalable and Highly Available Turnkey Video Management

This report previews the results of ESG Lab hands-on evaluation and testing of Hitachi Video Management Platform (VMP) with a goal of validating the platform’s ability to provide a performant, highly available, and secure platform for advanced video applications.


What Do I Need to Know to Successfully Deploy Mobile Access?

What Do I Need to Know to Successfully Deploy Mobile Access?

Using a mobile device to gain access to different buildings is not only about solving a particular problem, it's also about doing things better. In the era of mobility and cloud computing, companies are increasingly concerned about the security and protection of their physical environment. Correctly implemented, mobile access has the potential to revolutionize the way we gain entry to doors, gates, networks and more.


H.265 High Efficiency Coding - Video Compression for Security Applications

H.265 (also known as High Efficiency Video Coding, or HEVC) was jointly developed by the ITU-T Video Coding Experts Group and the ISO/IEC Moving Pictures Experts Group, the same groups that worked together on the H.264 (or Advanced Video Coding, AVC) video compression standard. H.264 has been a very popular and successful compression standard in several markets including security; it was used as the coding and playback engine in video applications including QuickTime, Vimeo, YouTube, and Blu-ray disc players, as well as a wide range of digital security cameras, transmission, and recording devices.


Wireless Locks: Long Term Benefits vs Short Term Gains

Based on broad feedback from industry-­‐leading access control OEMs, integrators, consultants and end-­‐user organizations who have deployed wireless locks, this paper explores the long-­‐term TCO concerns associated with deploying wireless locks versus the potential short term cost benefits they may offer.


3M™ Safety & Security Window Films

3M™ Safety & Security Window Films

3M™ Window Films can do more than shield you from high energy bills. They can help protect you from unwelcome events.


Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - July/August 2018

    July/August 2018

    Featuring:

    • Penalty Free Security
    • Video Grand Slam
    • Out of Harm's Way
    • The Focus on Public Space
    • Think Beyond the Perimeter

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  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
  • Campus Security & Life Safety