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January 21, 2011
January's SSI feature “Video Continues to Enhance Its Security Image” has a dozen top technology providers identifying the latest and greatest video surveillance technologies. Among the participants was Panasonic System Networks Co. of America President Bill Taylor, who addressed the topic of recording technology and how it is being implemented in DVRs, NVRs and other devices.
November 30, 2010
Rising theft of copper from construction sites, unoccupied, and even inhabited, buildings has been spotlighted for a few years as an opportunity for installing security companies. Today, lingering recession effects combined with the conductive, noncorrosive metal expected to hit an all-time high of more than $5 per pound in 2011 ...
November 17, 2010
SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine discusses three educational seminars featured at the First Alert Professional (FAP) Convention for Honeywell’s authorized dealer program. The seminars offered tips on Web marketing, managed video and government business.
November 5, 2010
There was a day when I was not so keen on the use of video surveillance in public areas. Today, I believe that public cameras serve a valuable service in specific instances, especially in locations known for high-crime against people and their property. With that said, I believe when this tactic is used in any community, it should be carefully orchestrated and monitored by a public/private sector commission made up of members of the public, police department and community leaders. Of course, not
October 28, 2010
The topic of “overbuying” comes up so many times in our practice that I can’t limit this to just one blog entry — this could easily become a recurring theme. I’m not talking about paying too much, where the competitive process breaks down and the end user pays more than they should have (easily another few blog topics). Instead, I am referring here to where the equipment purchased is more expensive, feature rich, durable, or otherwise overkill for the intended application ...
September 1, 2010
FLIR Systems Inc. of Wilsonville, Ore., unveils the ChromaNox line of electron multiplied CCD (EMCCD) low light security cameras.
August 26, 2010
Samsung Techwin America has released the September dates for its Samsung Vision 2010 Road Show, which will showcase a suite of complete video surveillance solutions ...
August 25, 2010
Clovis, Calif.-based Pelco announces that the PMCL532F and PMCL524F full high-definition (HD) displays are now qualified Energy Star products.
August 24, 2010
Designed to help systems integrators expand their businesses, megapixel camera provider Arecont Vision has launched its Reseller Partner Program.
August 24, 2010
Axis Communications has partnered with Lenel Systems Int'l and contributed more than two dozen thermal, fixed dome and pan/tilt/zoom (p/t/z) network cameras to this year's Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. ...
August 18, 2010
Irvine, Calif.-based SECO-LARM's Enforcer DR-1 video surveillance recording series uses H.264 compression, plus pentaplex operation for simultaneous live viewing or playback while still continuing to record, network transfer and back up data.
August 17, 2010
Bosch Security Systems Inc. of Fairport, N.Y., has enhanced its AutoDome Easy Series with the introduction of a durable pan/tilt/zoom (p/t/z) IP camera for indoor and outdoor applications.
August 5, 2010
Samsung Techwin America introduces its Samsung Vision 2010 Road Show, which will showcase a suite of complete video surveillance solutions ...
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
A new study by IMS Research indicates the video surveillance market in China is expected to exceed 20 percent revenue growth this year and "be the solid core of the recovering global video surveillance equipment market."
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 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 6, 2010
Access Gate Servers (AGS) of Orlando, Fla., releases the Streamline all-in-one system, which integrates a server, high-definition (HD) monitor and 2TB of raw storage in a single unit.
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.