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Learn how video surveillance helped police apprehend two suspects just days after a Missouri bank installed a covert ATV Height-Strip camera at its front doors. September 12, 2012

Learn how video surveillance helped police apprehend two suspects just days after a Missouri bank installed a covert ATV Height-Strip camera at its front doors. September 12, 2012

Houston Independent School District (HISD) has equipped its school buses with exterior surveillance cameras from Safety Vision. August 28, 2012

Wireless communications technology has advanced considerably in recent years and with it ever broadening applications — security included. Knowing its capabilities as well as limitations will ensure the substantial benefits of wireless surveillance are fully realized and maintained throughout the life of the system. August 01, 2012

Requirement variances aside, analog and IP-based surveillance systems alike are doomed to failure unless they are sufficiently powered. Understanding the way key factors like voltage, current, resistance, power over Ethernet, and other standards affect transmission and performance is vital for optimizing video solutions. June 01, 2012

While it’s true that modern cameras can often get you good images under lousy conditions, improving conditions usually improves the image quality dramatically. In that spirit, here are a few camera placement tips that we frequently see overlooked. May 01, 2012

While it’s true that modern cameras can often get you good images under lousy conditions, improving conditions usually improves the image quality dramatically. In that spirit, here are a few camera placement tips that we frequently see overlooked. Bob Grossman · May 01, 2012

You’ve learned about thermal imaging’s history, technology and applications… now what? It’s time to put it all together to gain a firmer grasp of this exciting and growing surveillance sector. So step up to finish earning your thermal imaging diploma! April 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




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