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
What happens when an educated end user sets out to design its own 2,100-camera surveillance system? In the case of Indiana’s Hollywood Casino and its new superboat, tremendous success — thanks to a cohesive partnership among end user, integrators and suppliers.
November 30, 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 National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, located in Columbus, Ga., turned to AMAG Technology to find a comprehensive access control solution for its 190,000-square-foot museum. The facility houses more than 30,000 artifacts, including contents from Saddam Hussein's palace.
October 11, 2009
SecureWatch24 was founded by a former NYPD detective who envisioned providing video surveillance services with a police officer’s perspective. Today his company is a leading provider of electronic security services that relies on old-fashioned investigative skills to revitalize and protect residential complexes and other facilities.
By Rodney Bosch · September 30, 2009
ADT Security Services and two subcontractors took on an IP-based video surveillance solution at a new $27 million rail transit parking facility in Irvine, Calif. Under a tight deadline, a supremely coordinated effort was necessary to overcome obstacles before achieving success.
By Rodney Bosch · August 31, 2009
It isn't news that the Convergence Wave opened up a variety of ways to move video over long distances. As long as sufficient network bandwidth is available, a video stream can be sent literally around the world.
August 31, 2009
A nonprofit organization in Lancaster, Pa., spearheaded a 165-camera public video surveillance program to combat crime in most all public spaces. The fiber-backboned solution provides a fine example of how being connected in your community can lead to winning similar projects.
By Rodney Bosch · July 31, 2009
HDcctv Alliance, an industry group that launched in June, says it will make its proposed high definition video surveillance standard (HDcctv Interoperability Specification 1.0) publicly available in September. The gist of the consortium is to offer the marketplace a cheaper alternative to IP megapixel cameras. Todd Rockoff, chairman of the HDcctv Alliance, offers further insight.
July 31, 2009