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Read: How LIDAR Can Power the Next Generation of Anonymized Security Solutions

How LIDAR Can Power the Next Generation of Anonymized Security Solutions

LIDAR systems have the ability to highlight potential threats while still guaranteeing the anonymity of people or objects not deemed a risk.

Read: 3 Credential Challenges Integrators Face and How to Overcome Them

3 Credential Challenges Integrators Face and How to Overcome Them

From reducing human error to solving mobile compatibility to considering the ever-present cyber threat, systems integrators have a lot of access control stressors to manage. They also have more opportunities to profit.

Read: How SIAC Fights to Defend the Alarm Industry From Unfair Fines

How SIAC Fights to Defend the Alarm Industry From Unfair Fines

Though it has seen some wins, the Security Industry Alarm Coalition still faces big challenges when it comes to fighting unfair alarm ordinances.

Read: How Connected Health Services Can Provide Opportunities for Traditional Security Providers

How Connected Health Services Can Provide Opportunities for Traditional Security Providers

The home security and smart home spaces are well-positioned to include services that support independent living and caregiving for the aging generations.

Read: Microsoft President Advocates Facial Recognition to Be Regulated

Microsoft President Advocates Facial Recognition to Be Regulated

Brad Smith argued for a government initiative to create rules for proper use of facial recognition technology, with input from a bipartisan and expert commission.

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Read: Clare Controls Taps Industry Veteran Gene Marks for VP of Sales

Clare Controls Taps Industry Veteran Gene Marks for VP of Sales

Marks will provide his expertise and facilitate the launch of the ClareOne Wireless Security and Smart Home Panel and security sensor line.

Read: IDIS Delivers Edge VA Bullet and Dome Cameras With Onboard Analytics

IDIS Delivers Edge VA Bullet and Dome Cameras With Onboard Analytics

The new models include analytics functionality such as line cross, loitering and object detection, as well as other feature sets including audio detection.

Read: Apple Boosts AI Capabilities With Xnor.ai Buy

Apple Boosts AI Capabilities With Xnor.ai Buy

The acquired company is a Seattle-based startup that specializes in low-power, edge-based artificial intelligence tools.

Read: Industry Experts Share Security’s Most Pressing Issues for 2020

Industry Experts Share Security’s Most Pressing Issues for 2020

Misconceptions of facial recognition, staffing woes and the 3G sunset are just a few of the issues security experts say must be addressed in 2020.

Read: $1M Panic Alarm System Is on the Blink, N.C. School District Wants it Fixed

$1M Panic Alarm System Is on the Blink, N.C. School District Wants it Fixed

An investigation by The Charlotte Observer discovered Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials did not run the $1.75 million investment by the school board.

Read: Vivotek, CyberLink Partner for Facial Recognition Integration

Vivotek, CyberLink Partner for Facial Recognition Integration

The strategic partnership will integrate CyberLink’s FaceMe AI facial recognition engine into Vivotek’s IP surveillance solutions.

Read: Johnson Controls to Release UL 268-Compliant Smoke Detection Sensors

Johnson Controls to Release UL 268-Compliant Smoke Detection Sensors

Next year the new UL 268 7th edition standard will require smoke sensors, detectors and smoke alarms to pass more than 215 new or revised performance tests.

Read: InstallerNet, Capitol Sales Partner to Offer Product Distribution

InstallerNet, Capitol Sales Partner to Offer Product Distribution

InstallerNet Network members can take advantage of special pricing, giving them access to top brands with a competitive buying structure.

Read: From Cop to VP: Lisa Terry’s Journey to Allied Universal

From Cop to VP: Lisa Terry’s Journey to Allied Universal

Lisa Terry, vice president, vertical markets – healthcare at Allied Universal, discusses her professional experience with tips on how women can succeed and excel in the industry.

Read: ESX 2020 Opening Keynote Speaker Inked: Ryan Estis

ESX 2020 Opening Keynote Speaker Inked: Ryan Estis

Estis will elaborate on such topics as how to effectively use emerging technology to improve communication, culture and work life.

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