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New York Cops to Receive Smartphones Featuring Real-Time Sharing of Crime-Related Information

New York cops will be given smartphones that enable them to receive access to 911 calls and video surveillance footage from crime scenes at the push of a button to better fight crime.

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New York cops will be given smartphones that enable them to receive access to 911 calls and video surveillance footage from crime scenes at the push of a button to better fight crime. SSI Staff · November 16, 2015

Utah is looking into using drones to assist first responders in the event of an emergency, particularly using its ability to send two-way radios for communication purposes as well as deliver supplies to the victim. SSI Staff · October 12, 2015

Verint announces it has been awarded a contract by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to provide IP video solutions to the World Trade Center (WTC) Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) Transportation Hub. September 13, 2011

As the last fireman to escape 9/11’s World Trade Center devastation, ex-Chief Richard Picciotto has a unique perspective of what when right and wrong that tragic day. In an exclusive interview, SSI asks Picciotto how the electronic security industry can best aid firefighting efforts. By Scott Goldfine · September 10, 2011

In this Q&A, GSA Schedules Inc. President Lyne de Seve discusses how the 9/11 attacks would forever change the course of government contracting. By Rodney Bosch · September 09, 2011

Hailed as massively sophisticated yet straightforward in its use, the turnkey security management solution being installed at the World Trade Center (WTC) will provide not only threat and risk assessment to the New York Port Authority, it will deliver immediate actionable intelligence to all buildings and sites throughout the 16-acre site.   By Rodney Bosch · September 08, 2011

Following the attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC), the wheels of investigation would soon begin churning to study and understand why the towers collapsed and what lessons could be learned to help prevent such horrific loss of life. What current building and fire codes, standards and practices warranted revision? What improvements could be made to building designs, construction and maintenance? By Rodney Bosch · September 08, 2011

The World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11 was not only monumental in terms of U.S. history but also the single most significant catalyst of change for the electronic security industry. For this 10th anniversary observance, high level perspectives are presented from suppliers, integrators, market analysts and others about the indelible impact this tragedy has had on security, and how it continues to shape its future. By Rodney Bosch · September 08, 2011

Coming into effect in 2007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program initiated the first-ever security regulation of the chemical sector. Yet progress in legislating and implementing CFATS has proven much slower than expected. To learn more about federal funding concerns with CFATS and other security-related programs created in the wake of 9/11, SSI spoke with Don Erickson, director of government relations for the Security Industry Association (SIA). By Rodney Bosch · September 07, 2011

The world we woke up to on that clear September day 10 years ago was in many ways vastly different than the one we live in now. That world was before robust wireless networks, smart phones, broadband, GPS and a host of other technological advances that make us feel safer today. Our ability to track people, check identities and access infinite amounts of information via the Internet is leaps and bounds ahead of what was possible then. September 04, 2011


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