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Hollywood's hottest couple, a.k.a. "Brangelina," 50 Cent and Britney Spears are among celebrities who spared no expense to safeguard their residences and compounds. SSI Staff · March 19, 2015

The nonprofit group has started a GoFundMe campaign to help cover the cost of beefing up its crime-fighting camera system. SSI Staff · March 11, 2015

In addition to the video system improvements, a 2014 bond includes $134,000 for fire alarm improvements. SSI Staff · March 11, 2015

The city’s transit agency also recently installed improved video surveillance systems aboard trolleys and at transit stations and provided officers with uniform cameras. SSI Staff · March 09, 2015

So you’ve been tasked with designing a video surveillance system. Whether it be a large commercial project or a residential job, your first step is determining the required degree of security and then tailoring it to the specific application type. The more a security professional knows about CCTV and video surveillance, the more likely he or she is to get a larger share of the project. This Security Sales & Integration White Paper walks you through the process and explains how to decipher camera specs and maximize camera placement. February 26, 2015

For the third year, Axis Communications will lend LAPD its video surveillance technology for the Academy Awards. SSI Staff · February 20, 2015

Although an organization’s computer network is normally built to deal with large amounts of data, including that of video surveillance applications, installing security contractors need to fully leverage the functionalities of the end user’s IT investment to optimize bandwidth capacity. Learn principles behind proper cabling uses, bit rate control fundamentals and more. The increasing need to transmit digital information from point to point has created various networking challenges for installing security contractors. This FREE download from Security Sales & Integration delves into the cabling and other infrastructure that determines the amount of bandwidth a network can achieve, along with insights into different transmission methodologies. February 17, 2015

Hawkins County Schools is seeking funding to replace legacy analog cameras with IP models that can be viewed remotely. SSI Staff · February 09, 2015

Selling alarm systems is more art than science, but one veteran industry consultant shares his proven formula to improve sales success for residential security systems and commercial security systems, including video surveillance. February 02, 2015

Integration with home automation systems is driving growth for the products, according to IHS. SSI Staff · January 29, 2015




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