To meet code requirements and comply with the local municipality, Tudor Oaks Community has undergone an extensive renovation of its antiquated fire alarm system. Among the principal upgrades has been installing almost 200 horn strobes with 177 candela.
November 02, 2011
PSA Security Network will host its Case Study Theater during ISC Solutions at Jacob Javits Convention Center, Nov. 2-3.
October 05, 2011
Ensuring the safe passage of commuters has gained urgency as a focal point for transit bureaus throughout the world. Calgary’s light rail demonstrates how advanced high definition video surveillance enables agencies to better manage and secure their lines.
By Scott Goldfine · October 05, 2011
The goal of integration is for the whole to exceed the sum of the parts or systems. Increasingly, that equation is extending far beyond the interactivity of security systems to incorporate what had been disparate systems within buildings into cohesive enterprise-wide solutions. Panduit’s new world headquarters offers one of the most convincing examples of this vision made real.
By Scott Goldfine · September 18, 2011
When the Employers Mutual Casualty Co. (EMC) corporate office building was built, it featured a state-of-the-art security system. Fifteen years later, the 20-story building requires an upgrade for its access control, fire alarm and building automation systems.
May 23, 2011
In response to a string of thefts, the Los Angeles (L.A.) Mission, a nonprofit organization serving the homeless in this city's infamous Skid Row, recently upgraded to a scalable IP video surveillance system ...
March 29, 2011
Berkeley County (W. Va.) administrators reduced the number of security cameras used across various municipal buildings by 75 percent after installing Mobotix network cameras into the existing analog network.
January 24, 2011
Moon Security Services equips a Washington high school with addressable fire alarm detection. During the extensive installation, the integrator overcame voltage challenges due to extreme distances, plus issues with synchronizing strobes and other devices. Included, an education market specialist tells how to cultivate that business.
By Rodney Bosch · January 23, 2011
Some of the latest innovations in video surveillance are helping security integrator ComSurv of Charleston, S.C., help Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina deter crime at its 21 donation centers so it could proceed undeterred in its mission to help those in need ...
By Scott Goldfine · January 09, 2011
One of Las Vegas’ most unique hotel/casinos undergoes a $3 million hybrid surveillance overhaul. The project includes 1,792 channels of recording as well as POS, slot management, access control, and analytics/people counting integrations.
December 01, 2010