As the nation’s principle commercial and manufacturing center and home to 3.74 million people, Guayaquil, Ecuador is the capital of the Ecuadorian province of Guayas. Security and safety initiatives are spearheaded by the Guayaquil Corporation for Public Safety (Corporación para la Seguridad Ciudadana de Guayaquil, or CSCG), a non-profit municipal corporation that coordinates public safety efforts throughout the area. Video surveillance plays a key role in helping the city of Guayaquil keep its citizens and tourists safe.
To protect its 17,000-student population, the University of Massachusetts Boston department of public safety had invested in a campus-wide surveillance system. However, some areas of the 330,000-square-foot campus center presented physical challenges due to size, location and activity levels. The situation required technology that could more effectively capture a wide-angle view.
“Gone are the days of the rubber number pad,” says Qolsys vice president after the company announces an over-the-air software update to activate a built-in panel camera within the company’s seven-inch touchscreen panel.
The Women's Security Council, Tampa, Fla., a network of successful security professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the industry, has opened nominations for its 2014 Women of the Year awards.
A shout out to Clinton Electronics, headquartered in Loves Park, Ill., for multi-tasking. The company both a) solved a common CCTV nuisance (spiders) and b) made us smile with its video announcing a solution.
Wireless locks are not just exploding in the commercial market, they are in the home as well.
February 17, 2014
Kwikset, Lake Forest, Calif., uses Z-Wave and ZigBee — two protocols that operate in the 2.4 GHz range and feature mesh networking — on wireless products for their Bluetooth-based home security products, says Keith Brandon, Kwikset’s director of sales and marketing for residential access solutions.
Gone are the days when cybersecurity was someone else’s problem. With savvy and tenacious hackers who can use almost anything connected to a network to access systems, and evolving and seemingly implacable threats, just where does the security industry stand on the cyber preparedness spectrum? Read more stories in September Issue 2017.