The world market for video surveillance equipment is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2009 despite the economic turndown ...
September 02, 2009
Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba Surveillance & IP Network Video has expanded its line of IP network-centric solutions to include the IK-WD01A mini-dome IP camera. Housed in a compact white dome measuring only 5.5-inches in diameter, it combines state-of-the-art IP video technology.
SSI Staff · September 01, 2009
ADT Security Services and two subcontractors took on an IP-based video surveillance solution at a new $27 million rail transit parking facility in Irvine, Calif. Under a tight deadline, a supremely coordinated effort was necessary to overcome obstacles before achieving success.
By Rodney Bosch · August 31, 2009
Vicon Industries Inc. has been awarded a third consecutive contract to provide the Tennessee Department of Corrections with additions and upgrades to its surveillance and security systems.
August 25, 2009
Although megapixel cameras may not be necessary for all applications, there are many where their technology provides an undeniably superior solution. Features like greater detail and wider coverage make them ideal for identification and forensic purposes.
By Bob Wimmer · August 25, 2009
IP storage is a technology whose time has come for physical security. One-third to one-half of the cost of a typical surveillance system today is the storage component, making it the best place to deliver competitive advantage for the security integrator.
June 18, 2009
The CCTV industry is abuzz with talk of an IP (internet protocol) camera takeover. Yet reports of the death of analog cameras are premature. While some IP (or network cameras as they are sometimes called) versions can potentially deliver higher resolution images, analog CCTV cameras continue to offer greater efficiency, lower cost and reliability overall. Before deciding on IP cameras versus analog, it is advisable to first understand exactly what an IP camera is, and is not.
June 09, 2009
Gang way, the Megapixel Revolution is upon us! No, it’s not the latest “Transformer” movie blockbuster but rather the coined phrase signifying the arrival of superior video surveillance technology. This, the first of a four-part series, has been designed to transform you into an expert on the topic.
By Bob Wimmer · June 07, 2009
Every part of an IP system interacts with all system components, affecting its quality and performance. Understanding bandwidth restrictions and shared power requirements is critical when deploying a successful IP video security system.
May 25, 2009
Axis Communications of Chelmsford, Mass., introduces a network camera with true HDTV performance in compliance with the SMPTE standard in resolution, color representation and frame rate. The AXIS Q1755 network camera provides crisp and clear images at full frame rate.
SSI Staff · May 20, 2009