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In addition to the video system improvements, a 2014 bond includes $134,000 for fire alarm improvements. SSI Staff · March 11, 2015

Sports venues offer project scopes for potentially big opportunities in which installing security contractors can score points with end users and earn future upgrade work. Read how Integrated Systems & Services Inc. (ISSI) upgraded the Verizon Center’s video surveillance system with 4K technology. Arlen Schweiger · March 11, 2015

The city of Gulfport has filed a lawsuit against Maximum Security Solutions. The city claims the security systems integrator refuses to replace six of the municipalities nonworking cameras, despite the security firm’s offer of a 60-month/five-year warranty for all parts and labor required to repair of service all equipment. SSI Staff · March 10, 2015

The city’s transit agency also recently installed improved video surveillance systems aboard trolleys and at transit stations and provided officers with uniform cameras. SSI Staff · March 09, 2015

Milestone Systems’ annual Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) conference focused on the importance of building partnerships within the security industry. Security systems integrator Johnson Controls was named Milestone Systems National Partner of the Year. Paul Boucherle · March 05, 2015

3xLOGIC rounds out its video surveillance offerings by acquiring the infinias access control lines with the mission of becoming a full integrated solutions provider. Scott Goldfine · March 05, 2015

Dynamark Security Centers has integrated Alarm.com’s Image Sensor to its central station software to offer video verification, and has partnered with Encore Controls to provide fire monitoring for all installations. SSI Staff · March 04, 2015

Pivot3 wants to use its new funding to provide customers with the latest hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions to support additional IT workloads. SSI Staff · February 26, 2015

So you’ve been tasked with designing a video surveillance system. Whether it be a large commercial project or a residential job, your first step is determining the required degree of security and then tailoring it to the specific application type. The more a security professional knows about CCTV and video surveillance, the more likely he or she is to get a larger share of the project. This Security Sales & Integration White Paper walks you through the process and explains how to decipher camera specs and maximize camera placement. February 26, 2015

A former Arizona law enforcement officer is using kites and balloons to gather forensic video evidence for crime-scene analysis and accident reconstruction. SSI Staff · February 25, 2015




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