April 20, 2019, marked 20 years since the Columbine High School massacre. It was a paradigm-shattering moment that forever changed the way schools around the United States viewed their own status as vulnerable, potential victims.
Elite Pak is an international business with asparagus farms and packaging plants in both the United States and Canada. They are one of the largest growers and packers of asparagus in Ontario, Canada, and their automated asparagus bunching machine leads the way in innovative ideas for the asparagus industry. Their mechanized processing allows Elite Pak to efficiently sort, bunch and package asparagus spears, making them ready for sale in supermarkets across North America.
IntraLogic Solutions, a facility security technology company headquartered on Long Island, NY, recently completed the design and installation of the Town of Brookhaven’s $961,000 Public Safety Communications Center. The center was built to enhance the town’s ability to communicate more effectively with other municipalities as well as with county and state agencies.
IndiaNivesh is one of the leading financial services conglomerates in India. The company plans to emerge as a dynamic, customer-centric, and progressive financial group in the country. With a head office in Mumbai, IndiaNivesh is growing, with eight regional offices and 29 branch offices across India.
Johnson Controls, Microsoft Corp. and the Middle East’s sustainability pioneer, Bee’ah, announced an agreement to enhance Bee’ah’s new headquarters in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, with a sweeping array of artificial intelligence (AI) and smart building solutions powered by Microsoft.
The Bradley Business Center, located in Chicago, has installed a 3xLOGIC infinias CLOUD access control system throughout the redevelopment project. HTML Global, an IT Managed Services Provider (MSP), oversaw system installation and continues to provide remote system management.
The University of Toronto is located in the downtown area of the city, so the campus has foot traffic from approximately 100,000 students and patrons every day. Ensuring the safety of its students is a tall order, and the responsibility falls on the university’s public safety unit — the campus police.
While on a mission in Afghanistan on July 23, 2011, a pressure plate improvised explosive device detonated beneath U.S. Army Captain Jake Murphy, immediately taking his left foot and causing an anoxic brain injury that put him into a coma. Against all odds, Murphy emerged from his coma four weeks later and was flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he eventually lost both of his legs.
When winter travelers want to go carving they head up to the East Coast’s only Five-Star ski-in ski-out destination, the Lodge at Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont. With thousands of vertical feet of groomed slopes and a dozen lifts, the Lodge at Spruce Peak is a premier resort that offers luxury accommodations and amenities. That is why it installed dormakaba’s Saflok Quantum BLE-enabled RFID electronic door locks to make hospitality smart and secure.
In large factory halls used for metalworking operations, conventional fire alarm systems are often not enough to protect buildings, employees and equipment. In many cases, high ceilings, greater fire hazards and interference from reflected light characterize these halls. MKM Mansfelder Kupfer und Messing GmbH (MKM) faced exactly this challenge. MKM is a leading manufacturer of copper and copper-alloy precursor and semi-finished products. The company wanted to achieve better protection from fire hazards in two of the halls at its Hettstedt site in Saxony-Anhalt, a state in the eastern part of Germany.
As the cover asserts,security systems integration work is in demand from all corners of the market, giving 2019 Top Systems Integrators boundless opportunities in traditional systems as well as on fast-growing hosted/managed security solutions.
Also in June, insight on how to choose a thermal camera, "Rethinking Keypads for Better Access Control", and much more.