In order to cut down on its emergency response time, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has implemented a single-button approach that sounds a siren with verbal commands and sends out other emergency notifications.
Stephen Sellner · July 14, 2016
Tyco Security Products announced on Tuesday that the Travis Unified School District in Fairfield, Calif., has chosen a hybrid PowerSeries Neo intrusion system paired with Alarm.com’s connected services to manage security at its schools, located within Travis Air Force Base and in neighboring cities and towns.
SSI Staff · June 22, 2016
UConn has never had a problem with shooters on campus, but its new security system incorporating gunshot detection technology is sure to bring peace of mind to students, faculty and other visitors to campus.
Stephen Sellner · June 17, 2016
A research report found that more security measures at schools do not make students feel safer. The report was published by a psychology professor at Canisius College.
Stephen Sellner · June 14, 2016
On-campus security personnel cannot be everywhere. They're only human, after all. Campuses could benefit substantially from license plate recognition technology that helps to keep tabs on visitors to the campuses and so much more.
By John Chigos · May 31, 2016
When securing campuses, security integrators need to look at implementing a proper mass notification system to help alert the necessary people in the event of an emergency.
By Mike MacLeod · May 23, 2016
Single access control cards serve a multitude of purposes. It's on the integrators to show their customers the benefits of this security strategy for college campuses, healthcare facilities and many other applications.
By Minu Youngkin · May 16, 2016
For NYC's School of Visual Arts' access control and video surveillance project, the relationship between integrator, software developer and administrative stakeholders played a key part.
By Monique Merhige · May 09, 2016
Increases in education security spending will benefit from a rebound in educational building construction expenditures.
SSI Staff · May 06, 2016
Nearly 75% of schools in the 2013-14 school year were equipped with at least one video surveillance camera, according to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Justice Department.
Stephen Sellner · May 04, 2016