April 24, 2013
Interlogix's Kostas Mellos discusses the difficulties some dealers have migrating from analog to IP video.
April 3, 2013
American Integration Security Group (AISG) suits up to outfit one of the nation’s most prolific apparel retailers — Burlington Coat Factory — with a uniform IP-based video surveillance solution. Involving several hundred stores and 360° cameras, the project demonstrates how to satisfy retail clients on a national level.
March 6, 2013
Signal transmission methodology is an essential ingredient to optimize a video surveillance system. While more than half of existing systems use coaxial, Ethernet cabling is growing fast as IP-based systems proliferate. And then there’s fiber optics. Learn how to evaluate and balance critical factors to achieve the best results.
January 7, 2013
The January edition of SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION includes our annual industry forecast as a cornerstone of our special 2013 Industry Forecast Issue. For the piece, I interviewed 20 of the industry’s most knowledgeable market analysts, business experts, systems integrators, manufacturer representatives and trade association directors. Some of their perspectives can be found in the magazine article, with the balance of their assessments appearing in separate Under Surveillance blog posts.
May 10, 2012
SSI caught up with a pair of Schneider Electric executives at ISC West to discuss the firm’s technology offerings, including the Pelco video brand.
February 16, 2012
Some 300 security industry professionals, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION among them, gathered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., for the 2012 Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) Feb. 13-14 to address the current state, growth and opportunities of IP video surveillance.
January 25, 2012
Tri-Ed/Northern Video Distribution Director of Network Solutions Jeffrey Stout joins the Hot Seat to lend his expert insights and advice for installing security contractors that haven't exactly jumped headlong into the IP waters as yet.
August 26, 2010
IP video suppliers Arecont Vision, Intransa and OnSSI will offer a High Definition (HD) IP Road Show series in six cities in the United States and Canada beginning Aug. 26 ...
August 24, 2010
Designed to help systems integrators expand their businesses, megapixel camera provider Arecont Vision has launched its Reseller Partner Program.
August 4, 2010
Optelecom-NKF Inc., a provider of IP video surveillance solutions, reported revenue for the second quarter totaled $7.7 million (U.S.), compared to $10 million for the same period last year.
July 27, 2010
The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA), a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices, releases its 0.9 video analytics draft specification for public comment.
July 20, 2010
Video usage at School District 51, Mesa County Valley has grown from 25 cameras at one location to 256 at 25 sites.
July 16, 2010
The new office, which is located about 30 minutes from downtown Toronto, is fully equipped with an IP surveillance solution center built to support classroom-based sessions of Axis Communications' Academy, an extensive training and certification program designed to boost partner competence and confidence about network video technology and Axis products.
July 6, 2010
My July editorial, “HDcctv: Dismissible or Disruptive,” discusses how the new kid on the block, HDcctv, is threatening to wrestle market share away from IP megapixel technology in the push toward high definition (HD) video surveillance.
July 2, 2010
Exacq Technologies, a video management system (VMS) software and systems manufacturer, has become the latest company to join the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA), a global consortium of physical security manufacturers and integrators.
July 1, 2010
Samsung Techwin America of Carson, Calif., unveils the SOC-4160, a compact high-performance indoor/outdoor day/night camera with integrated mount.
July 1, 2010
Schlage, an Ingersoll Rand company, has added video recording capabilities to its Web-enabled, embedded bright blue access management system designed for small commercial buildings, K-12 schools and other applications with up to 32 doors.
July 1, 2010
Supported by Instek Video Surveillance System Instek Digital MatriVideo Surveillance System has integrated with the Clovis, Calif.'s Pelco Sarix IP network camera with built-in ObjectVideo analytics.
June 30, 2010
The award acknowledges PSA vendor partners who provide the organization with outstanding service and quality products.
June 23, 2010
The partnership will allow ipConfigure to vastly extend the number of components that can interface to its enterprise-class surveillance solutions.