The benefits of video technology are being extended from surveillance and intrusion detection to assisting in fire detection and verification. Find out what considerations, practices and codes figure prominently for successful deployment.
By Al Colombo · September 20, 2011
In its efforts to expand globally in the video surveillance and monitoring markets, fire/life-safety solutions provider Xtralis has acquired Germany-based HeiTel Digital Video GmbH.
July 04, 2011
Video analytics provider Cernium Corp. and Sprint have partnered to offer a wireless mobile broadband video surveillance and alarm verification solution.
June 08, 2011
Following a months-long effort by a task force charged with rewriting this city's alarm ordinance, installing security contractors and city leaders are hailing sweeping changes made to the provision ...
By Rodney Bosch · May 03, 2011
The city of Hastings, Minn., is on the warpath because home and business owners continue to have needless false alarms. What's the big deal, you ask? After all, it's their job to check them out anyway ...
April 26, 2011
Giving priority response to enhanced video alarms is gaining traction in Boston and New York and could soon be approved statewide in Iowa and elsewhere, according to advocates who want the concept adopted as a law enforcement classification.
By Rodney Bosch · February 28, 2010
Remote video services that make use of video analytics are providing great value and meaningful return on investment (ROI) for a range of applications. As a prime example, video analytics can drastically reduce the monthly fees associated with video verification.
By Peter Giacalone · February 28, 2010
SAN DIEGO - Cernium Corp. will form a strategic partnership with Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video Products Group to develop software that will integrate Toshiba’s IP cameras with Cernium’s advanced video analysis solutions ...
October 31, 2006
The false alarm problem is one of the most serious issues facing the electronic security industry. Remote video for the purpose of video verification is a promising response tool that not only aids security dealers in the fight against crime, but also reduces false alarms while providing an additional source of recurring revenue. Still a significant number of alarm dealers have failed to buy into the technology.
September 30, 2005