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A Firsthand Look at Quebec City’s Airport Security & Operations

SSI visited Quebec City Jean-Lesage Int’l Airport to see the Genetec Security Center platform put in charge. The airport security center unifies security and access control operations. Check out the…


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The world of thoroughbred racing is one of breathtaking excitement, mystique, blue bloods and, above all, high stakes. So when the proprietors of Lexington, Ky.-based Stonestreet Farms decided to safeguard their equestrian fortunes they did not — pardon the expression — horse around. They elected to “pony up” for ... By Scott Goldfine · April 30, 2008

Whenever I attend giant trade shows like the recent ISC West in Las Vegas, people invariably ask me, “What have you seen on the floor that is hot?” This is an especially common question for those folks chained to an exhibition booth or stuck in ... By Scott Goldfine · April 30, 2008

In recent years, the new Big Thing at trade shows has been IP-enabled cameras. Now, a new Thing is here — the megapixel camera. Basically a high-definition, or extremely high resolution camera, the megapixel has taken the industry by storm, providing higher quality ... April 30, 2008

For systems integrators trying to get a handle on the latest opportunities and challenges in working with the federal government, the exercise can be akin to seeing the forest through the trees. The key is to not be overwhelmed by the regulatory maze and the ... April 30, 2008

Protection One Inc. has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America’s most trustworthy small-cap companies. The electronic security company was included in Forbes’ second annual listing of top companies with a market capitalization between ... April 23, 2008

The company's move to Littleton, Colo., is an attempt to build a stronger presence in the Rocky Mountain region, enabling it to better respond to the needs of customers in that region. April 16, 2008

SSI Staff · March 31, 2008

The amount of criminal activity increases during nighttime, which makes it that much more important to have a security system that operates effectively 24/7. Nearly all cameras can produce a decent image during daytime hours, but when night approaches, the system becomes compromised. Therefore, nighttime performance determines the overall effectiveness of ... March 31, 2008

Many systems integrators are beginning to deploy wireless Ethernet technologies to provide extended scalability and connectivity across farther distances. RF output energy and noise interference are among the key considerations for installing the appropriate network topology ... March 31, 2008

In an era when the threat of terrorism places a premium on securing America’s mass transit but funding waylays progress, Charlotte’s new light rail line launches on the right course. Find out why its sophisticated integrated solution is a model for which other transit agencies to aspire. By Scott Goldfine · March 31, 2008




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