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Homeland security directives and stimulus funding are providing security contractors with opportunities across federal, state and local government sectors. Understanding unique bidding, funding and customer needs is essential to winning projects. July 31, 2009

Anyone who has ever worked in operations or technical support can tell you some interesting stories about meeting the demands of sales personnel who are selling the "latest and greatest" IP devices. July 31, 2009

Initial expectations for the $787 billion stimulus package enacted in February have since tempered as many security contractors have become perplexed by the uncertainty of just where opportunities exist and how to snatch them. By Rodney Bosch · July 31, 2009

HDcctv Alliance, an industry group that launched in June, says it will make its proposed high definition video surveillance standard (HDcctv Interoperability Specification 1.0) publicly available in September. The gist of the consortium is to offer the marketplace a cheaper alternative to IP megapixel cameras. Todd Rockoff, chairman of the HDcctv Alliance, offers further insight. July 31, 2009

When we last visited the concept of wireless in this column, we spoke primarily about the protocols and standards that define the wireless networking environment. July 31, 2009

Underwriters Laboratories joined the Long Island Ducks minor league baseball team to promote a community Fire Safety Day at the ... July 29, 2009

More than 75 percent of the integrators and installers of IP-based security products are working with IT managers compared to a year ago, according to a new report sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA). July 29, 2009

Veracity of Dallas releases the PINPOINT, a small, 3-port device with an Ethernet "in" jack and Ethernet "out" jack preconfigured with cat5 cable. An RJ45 jack and a 3rd Ethernet port are designed to allow a laptop, netbook, PDA, etc., to be attached, allowing installers to easily set up and focus Power over Ethernet (POE) enabled IP cameras. SSI Staff · July 23, 2009

Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba Surveillance & IP Network Video, a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems, has combined fault tolerant engineering with multiformat support for up to 32 IP network cameras, including megapixel models, in its new NVS Series network video recorders. SSI Staff · July 22, 2009

Two employees of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), an independent product safety certification organization, have been recognized with industry awards for ... July 22, 2009


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