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System Design: 7 Deadly Surveillance Sins

While the average layperson can likely surmise a camera’s field of view, its apparent simplicity can be deceptive. This is particularly true where it comes to designing security surveillance systems.…


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Outdoor perimeter protection systems are incorporating an ever-expanding array of more sophisticated barriers, sensors and surveillance solutions to thwart would-be breaches of buildings or grounds. Get the inside scoop on the current state of available technology with pros/cons, application ideas and design tips. By Tom Mechler and Sean Murphy · August 26, 2015

A research firm estimates the market will be worth more than $5 billion by 2019. SSI Staff · July 16, 2015

A new report conducted by Associated Press reveals that as many as 268 perimeter breaches have occurred at U.S. airports since 2004. Airport security analysts predict that officials will look to deploy more high-tech perimeter security solutions in the near future. SSI Staff · April 14, 2015

A new research reports projects the perimeter security market will sustain its current growth rate through 2019. SSI Staff · February 27, 2015

New project opportunities in securing railway infrastructure exist for those installing security contractors that learn this market niche’s unique needs. An important piece to the equation is applying smart thermal camera technology. By John Romanowich · December 05, 2014

The function known as camera auto follow provides security personnel the ability to react to an alarm event while the subject is tracked hands-free by the video surveillance system. Applying this feature successfully requires understanding of multiple variables. By Eric Olsen · November 04, 2014

A new report suggests end users are increasingly interested in tailor-made, integrated solutions. SSI Staff · September 03, 2014

While most critical infrastructure sites are target applications for electronic perimeter security, electrical utilities and oil refineries are projected to have the most growth opportunity, according to research firm IHS Inc. December 09, 2013

Analysts have forecast intelligent devices in perimeter security to top $200 million in 2013 as video surveillance and analytics are becoming an integral part of electronic perimeter security solutions. November 13, 2013

While the average layperson can likely surmise a camera’s field of view, its apparent simplicity can be deceptive. This is particularly true where it comes to designing security surveillance systems. Learn how to avoid common mistakes associated with camera layouts, lighting and pixel dilution. September 04, 2013




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