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Los Angeles Police Department to Become Largest Force With Officers Wearing Body Cameras

Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a $69.6 million plan that will equip 7,000 Los Angeles Police Department officers with body cameras, becoming the largest force to be strapped with body cameras.


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Notifier, part of the Honeywell Fire Systems group, will be hosting a series of free, half-day seminars for anyone responsible for the design, selection and ... April 28, 2009

On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI) has entered into a strategic partnership with AMAG Technology to integrate its NetDVMS digital video recording platform with AMAG's Symmetry security management solution. April 28, 2009

The Virginia municipality Newport News is installing several Sony video surveillance systems that will eventually employ more than 850 IP network security cameras to monitor the city's public facilities. April 28, 2009

ScanSource Security, a distribution unit of ScanSource Inc., is tailoring its services to security dealers of IP video and wireless products. April 28, 2009

This year, Speco Technologies began offering live, online Web seminars as a convenience to its customers. The training is also meant to expand access to information about Speco products, according to the company. April 27, 2009

There is nothing more frustrating than having a video surveillance system capture footage of an incident, only to find that the images are unusable due them being too dark, too light or having too much glare. When this occurs, the culprits are most often the lighting, the wrong type of camera being deployed or the improper placement of a camera. April 23, 2009

Pelco of Clovis, Calif., released Endura 2.0 to break performance barriers for high definition (HD) video encoding, recording and display. Designed as an end-to-end system optimized for HD, Endura 2.0 guarantees reliability, fault-tolerance and interoperability. The NSM5200 video recorder, capable of an 250Mbps throughput, can accommodate H.264 and MPEG-4 streams. SSI Staff · April 16, 2009

Chelmsford, Mass.-based Axis Communications' four-channel standalone video encoder has H.264 video compression to reduce bandwidth and storage requirements without compromising image quality. The video encoder integrates four analog CCTV cameras into an IP-based video surveillance system. SSI Staff · April 15, 2009

AvaLAN Wireless has introduced the AW900x TR radio transceiver, an IP addressable, browser-configurable, point-to-multipoint, long-range 900 MHz wireless outdoor Ethernet radio transceiver. It uses 128-bit AES encryption with FIPS 197 certification. The kit includes the outdoor radio, an AW2 2.5 dBi Omni antenna, 110 VAC- 12 VDC power adapter and Power over Ethernet injector. SSI Staff · April 15, 2009

Arecont Vision announces the domestic debut of four H.264 MegaDome cameras. Available in color or day/night versions and with 1.3-, 2-, 3- or 5-megapixel sensors, the dome cameras incorporate H.264 (MPEG 4, Part 10) compression that uses an average of up to 10 times less bandwidth and storage compared to megapixel counterparts using MJPEG compression. SSI Staff · April 15, 2009




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