In this exclusive Q&A, Steve Surfaro, security industry liaison for Axis Communications shares what innovation in the video surveillance market means to him, which innovations hold the greatest upside and why, and much more.
Scott Goldfine · July 16, 2013
Take SSI’s June Web poll! Why have your customers decided to upgrade from analog to networked video surveillance?
May 31, 2013
Interlogix's Kostas Mellos discusses the difficulties some dealers have migrating from analog to IP video.
April 23, 2013
American Integration Security Group (AISG) suits up to outfit one of the nation’s most prolific apparel retailers — Burlington Coat Factory — with a uniform IP-based video surveillance solution. Involving several hundred stores and 360° cameras, the project demonstrates how to satisfy retail clients on a national level.
By Scott Goldfine · April 02, 2013
Signal transmission methodology is an essential ingredient to optimize a video surveillance system. While more than half of existing systems use coaxial, Ethernet cabling is growing fast as IP-based systems proliferate. And then there’s fiber optics. Learn how to evaluate and balance critical factors to achieve the best results.
March 05, 2013
The January edition of SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION includes our annual industry forecast as a cornerstone of our special 2013 Industry Forecast Issue. For the piece, I interviewed 20 of the industry’s most knowledgeable market analysts, business experts, systems integrators, manufacturer representatives and trade association directors. Some of their perspectives can be found in the magazine article, with the balance of their assessments appearing in separate Under Surveillance blog posts.
Scott Goldfine · January 06, 2013
SSI caught up with a pair of Schneider Electric executives at ISC West to discuss the firm’s technology offerings, including the Pelco video brand.
By Scott Goldfine · May 09, 2012
Time to get real about the IP hoopla.
By Scott Goldfine · March 01, 2012
The migration from analog to IP video is often an incremental one in which both must co-exist within the same overall surveillance system. Keeping these so-called hybrid systems running as trouble-free as possible requires technicians to understand legacy and new technologies. Find out where to begin when problems do arise with this free download from Security Sales & Integration.
March 01, 2012
Some 300 security industry professionals, SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION
among them, gathered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., for the 2012 Milestone Integration Platform Symposium (MIPS) Feb. 13-14 to address the current state, growth and opportunities of IP video surveillance.
Scott Goldfine · February 15, 2012