The need for accurate, timely info has always been a problem, but recently civilian and government authorities decided it was time to do something about it.
By Al Colombo · January 31, 2010
Mass notification, a relatively new development in life safety, can be defined as "a technology that provides real-time information to groups of individuals within large buildings, campus settings, geographic regions, or entire nations."
By Al Colombo · December 31, 2009
California State University, Fullerton, installed biometric readers for access, time and attendance reporting at its Titan Recreation Center. The center, which employs 120 students, uses Schlage HandKey and HandPunch readers to control and monitor access into the building.
December 21, 2009
Racine Unified School District ran into the challenge of securing its school building while safely permitting appropriate individuals into building. The disctirct found the solution by installing an Aiphone video intercom, the AX Series, to provide reliable communication and control access points.
November 17, 2009
New technologies and open platforms are dealing integrators a way to deliver what commercial customers are clamoring for: interoperable and integrated access control solutions. Find out what the best market bets are and how changes in credentials, card readers and control panels can give you a winning hand.
August 31, 2009
Society's infatuation with wireless technology didn't start with the advent of the cell phone. This love affair actually began with an invention called the radio in or about 1922. The introduction of the television simply clinched it.
July 31, 2009
The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) has taken another step toward securing congressional approval of its life safety alarm installation language for colleges. The House Committee on Education and Labor passed H.R. 3221, the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, in late July.
July 29, 2009
Liberty University, located in Lynchburg, Va, is committed to providing quality education within a Christian environment. They are proud to represent more than 15,000 students from all fifty states and over seventy countries around the world. Their campus spans across 5,000 acres making it the largest evangelical higher educational facility in the United States.
April 30, 2009
Success in the lucrative schools market requires a commitment to understanding their unique needs, challenges and, above all, funding processes. Helping K-12 schools address their security challenges today can keep your company in budget planning for years to come.
March 31, 2009
The federal stimulus package has allocated $53.6 billion to the U.S. Department of Education that will provide funding for the installation of fire/life-safety systems in ...
March 31, 2009