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Beijing Entirely Covered by ‘Sky Net’ Video Surveillance System

In the last year, the Chinese capital city increased its camera deployment by 29%.

Drone operation near airports is a major concern for the FAA. Denver is a particularly concerning location, with seven drones eclipsing altitudes of 3,660 feet in the past three months. Therefore, the DIA has formed a working group to try to solve the problem. SSI Staff · October 01, 2015

Michael Wolf at NextMarket Insight issued a report, 'The Mass Market Smart Home,' that explains the industry needs more compelling cases to push greater adoption of the technology. SSI Staff · September 30, 2015

The University of Phoenix College of Security and Criminal Justice launched the Center of Research Excellence, based in Washington D.C. The center will focus on the security, criminal justice and technology fields. SSI Staff · September 30, 2015 has added its latest enhancement of the Smart Home Security solution: a water solution. Sensors detect when a leak takes place, sending a notification to the homeowner through's smartphone app to take action. SSI Staff · September 30, 2015

VCA is displaying its range of high definition IP network video devices and analytics technology at ASIS booth 484 in Anaheim, Calif. The company calls its analytics an 'out-of-the-box' solution for security applications. SSI Staff · September 30, 2015

Couldn't make ASIS 2015? No problem, Security Sales & Integration has you covered. Check out a slideshow from Anaheim, Calif., through the eyes of the SSI staff. SSI Staff · September 30, 2015

Drones could reach a million this Holiday season, according to Rich Swayze, FAA assistant administrator-policy, international affairs and environment. The FAA is trying to get in front of the sales surge by educating people about the potential dangers of the UAVs. SSI Staff · September 29, 2015

Panasonic introduced its Smart Coding technology that yields up to a 70% bandwidth reduction for storage of surveillance video images. The new processes and advancements achieve a lower bit rate for images without degrading the captured and transmitted video stream. SSI Staff · September 29, 2015

Edwards released a full line of low-frequency audible alarm notification appliances on Tuesday at ASIS. SSI Staff · September 29, 2015

The city of Little Rock, Ark., has started a new program to reduce the number of false alarm calls. Of the city's 35,000 alarm calls each year, 95% amount to false alarms, wasting officers' time. SSI Staff · September 29, 2015