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
Samsung Techwin America has released the September dates for its Samsung Vision 2010 Road Show, which will showcase a suite of complete video surveillance solutions ...
August 25, 2010
Clovis, Calif.-based Pelco announces that the PMCL532F and PMCL524F full high-definition (HD) displays are now qualified Energy Star products.
SSI Staff · August 24, 2010
Designed to help systems integrators expand their businesses, megapixel camera provider Arecont Vision has launched its Reseller Partner Program.
August 23, 2010
Axis Communications has partnered with Lenel Systems Int'l and contributed more than two dozen thermal, fixed dome and pan/tilt/zoom (p/t/z) network cameras to this year's Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. ...
August 23, 2010
Irvine, Calif.-based SECO-LARM's Enforcer DR-1 video surveillance recording series uses H.264 compression, plus pentaplex operation for simultaneous live viewing or playback while still continuing to record, network transfer and back up data.
SSI Staff · August 17, 2010