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Wholesale distributors have long provided value-add services and training to their dealer-integrator clientele, but nowadays the programs are more necessary than ever. With networked technologies perpetually shifting the electronic security landscape, a distribution partnership can mean the difference between thriving or not. By Rodney Bosch · April 30, 2009

One of the early benefits that became apparent at the dawn of the DVR age was the ability to apply some sort of (limited) intelligence to the video system itself ... April 30, 2009

The detail in an image is determined by resolution. The shorter the lens focal length, the wider the field of view. Greater than about 90 degrees most lenses start to show curved, barrel distorted images that compress the image at the edges. Rectilinear lenses such as those using Theia Technologies’ Linear Optical Technology™ don’t exhibit barrel distortion and thus maintain image resolution out to the edge of the image. April 30, 2009

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




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