A few years ago The Discovery Channel aired a reality series called, "It Takes a Thief." The show was really cool because it brought security concepts and solutions into America's living rooms, and did so in an entertaining way. The premise had a former burglar breaking into and ransacking a house while the homeowner watched on TV monitors with the show's host.
Scott Goldfine · January 25, 2010
Axis Communications has shaken up the video surveillance industry by becoming the first provider of relatively inexpensive, fully networked thermal imaging cameras.
Scott Goldfine · January 18, 2010
AD Group, the parent company of Dedicated Micros, has embarked on a restructuring program to emphasize its commitment to IP video systems and will aim to strengthen its project sales operations across the Americas.
January 05, 2010
SSI Staff · December 31, 2009
One of the most important components of any IP network is also the one that is most overlooked - the cabling. Without proper cable, and cable installation, the network just won't function right.
December 31, 2009
The market is being whipped into a frenzy by buzz about IP, yet studies show that only 10-15 perent of systems sold include IP cameras. What’s the deal?
By Bob Grossman · December 31, 2009
On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI) has named Prem Kuchi to the position of director, Research and Development (R&D). Prem will play a key role in building the next generation of OnSSI's physical security information platform.
December 16, 2009
Which security technologies will make the greatest impact in 2010? Which ones will be on their way out? How can integrators profit? Six of the industry’s foremost technologists from every facet of the supply channel reveal the answers.
November 30, 2009
While the down economy hampered revenue growth in 2009, the security industry’s technological advancements continued largely unabated. That bodes well for a brighter future where breakthroughs such as those selected for SSI’s annual Top 30 Technology Innovations help usher in an era of renewed prosperity.
By Bob Dolph, Steve Payne and Scott Goldfine · November 30, 2009
The adoption of IP camera standards is considered a vital component to the continued expansion of the IP video surveillance market. A select few groups, including Open Network Video Interface Forum (ONVIF), are leading the charge to create a global standard for interfacing network video products.
November 30, 2009