In an effort to reduce false alarms, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office in Kingston, N.Y., is now issuing permits for buildings using an alarm system that prompts police and other emergency response.
SSI Staff · December 07, 2015
Companies are growing more concerned over workplace security as a result of the San Bernardino shootings and other mass shootings. Security companies are receiving increased calls from businesses and venues to inquire about security systems.
SSI Staff · December 04, 2015
ZKAccess, a provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, has released the LB7000, its latest access control model. It was created in part because of the number of active shooter incidents, particularly at schools.
SSI Staff · December 03, 2015
Advanced Technology Video (ATV), a provider of video surveillance solutions, announces the release of its new 3MP dome security camera to the ATV IP Series product line.
SSI Staff · December 02, 2015
SSI breaks down the top 30 technology innovations of the year. See which products made the cut.
By Scott Goldfine, Paul Boucherle and Bob Dolph · December 01, 2015
The Qylatron, used daily at San Francisco's Levi's Stadium, promises better, faster security screening.
SSI Staff · December 01, 2015
The Chamberlain Group, Inc. (CGI), a global provider of access control solutions, announced on Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with Nortek Security & Control (NSC) to license certain CGI intellectual property.
SSI Staff · November 25, 2015
When Colorado legalized marijuana, new business potential was born. Perhaps an underrated business category was securing the cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers. Security Grade Protective Services uses video surveillance systems with high-end megapixel cameras and a central station facility to monitor the cannabis.
Jason Knott · November 24, 2015
Demand for electronic security products in the United States is projected to rise 7% annually through 2019 to $16.2 billion, according to a Report Buyer report. Mobile monitoring will boost demand for alarms and access control systems will see strong gains as well. IP connected systems and home automation systems will promote growth as well.
SSI Staff · November 24, 2015
When a school becomes safe as a result of metal detectors, is it time to get rid of them? That's the debate going around New York City schools as parents and activists say they are discriminatory toward minority neighborhoods and send a bad message. Meanwhile, other parents and school safety agents warn that the removal of metal detectors will put children and everyone else in the schools at risk.
SSI Staff · November 23, 2015