January's SSI feature “Video Continues to Enhance Its Security Image” has a dozen top technology providers identifying the latest and greatest video surveillance technologies. Among the participants was Pelco by Schneider Electric Sr. Product Marketing Manager for Imaging and Storage Systems Sara Scroggins, who addressed the topic of megapixel/high definition (HD) recording and how it is overcoming technical challenges and misperceptions.
Scott Goldfine · January 26, 2011
January's SSI feature “Video Continues to Enhance Its Security Image” has a dozen top technology providers identifying the latest and greatest video surveillance technologies. Among the participants was Panasonic System Networks Co. of America President Bill Taylor, who addressed the topic of recording technology and how it is being implemented in DVRs, NVRs and other devices.
Scott Goldfine · January 21, 2011
A wired network of more than 3,000 video cameras will help secure One World Trade Center from future terrorist attacks, New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly wrote in a New York Post editorial ...
December 06, 2010
Rising theft of copper from construction sites, unoccupied, and even inhabited, buildings has been spotlighted for a few years as an opportunity for installing security companies. Today, lingering recession effects combined with the conductive, noncorrosive metal expected to hit an all-time high of more than $5 per pound in 2011 ...
Scott Goldfine · November 30, 2010
SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION
Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine discusses three educational seminars featured at the First Alert Professional (FAP) Convention for Honeywell’s authorized dealer program. The seminars offered tips on Web marketing, managed video and government business.
Scott Goldfine · November 17, 2010
There was a day when I was not so keen on the use of video surveillance in public areas. Today, I believe that public cameras serve a valuable service in specific instances, especially in locations known for high-crime against people and their property. With that said, I believe when this tactic is used in any community, it should be carefully orchestrated and monitored by a public/private sector commission made up of members of the public, police department and community leaders. Of course, not
November 05, 2010
The topic of “overbuying” comes up so many times in our practice that I can’t limit this to just one blog entry — this could easily become a recurring theme. I’m not talking about paying too much, where the competitive process breaks down and the end user pays more than they should have (easily another few blog topics). Instead, I am referring here to where the equipment purchased is more expensive, feature rich, durable, or otherwise overkill for the intended application ...
Bob Grossman · October 28, 2010
Reducing light pollution, conserving energy and homeland security target hardening is making it more important than ever to achieve high quality video surveillance with minimal illumination. Intensified, IR and thermal imaging technology are ready to meet the challenge.
October 01, 2010
FLIR Systems Inc. of Wilsonville, Ore., unveils the ChromaNox line of electron multiplied CCD (EMCCD) low light security cameras.
SSI Staff · August 31, 2010
Current Technologies, a full-service IT consulting firm and member of Motorola Solutions' PartnerEmpower channel program, has deployed a wireless video surveillance solution in Village of Maywood, Ill., to aid local law enforcement efforts to protect businesses and residents ...
August 31, 2010