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.
A key benefit of PlateSmart Technologies’ award winning ARES automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) software is its ability to integrate with virtually any camera or video management system (VMS). That innovation has yielded PlateSmart another partnership — this time with the global IP surveillance solution provider VIVOTEK Inc.
ProdataKey (PDK), an innovator of cloud-based networked and wireless access control products and services, released a whitepaper that explores why widespread adoption of mobile credentialing in conjunction with access control systems has lagged behind other smart phone applications, and how new technologies promise to overcome barriers related to a security/convenience trade-off previously inherent in such solutions.
PSA TEC had plenty of advice to offer security integrators on how to set up their business for managed services success. Here are some of the best tips and tricks gleaned from the various seminars on the topic.
Kwikset, a brand of Spectrum Brands Inc. – Hardware & Home Improvement Division, announced that its SmartCode 888 Deadbolt Lock was chosen to become part of the new Home is Connected smart home system from D.R. Horton Inc.
Johnson Controls has combined its Tyco Access Control and Video Solutions businesses into a single operational unit to more closely align the two disciplines and optimize future technology developments for cyber resiliency, business efficiency and intelligence.
Unified security systems are one of the industry’s latest buzzwords. But beyond the hype, what do these types of systems offer the security integrator and, ultimately, the customer? Plenty, say the experts.
Late at night on March 18, 1990, two thieves dressed as police officers — one of them bold enough to sport a false mustache made of wax — talked their way past security guards at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
As the cover asserts, this year may be a tipping point for access control sales — with big data, cloud, cyber and more causing customers to rethink and retool their access control and identity management systems.
Also in June, the latest developments in Central Station Software, the "Most Popular Brands Among the SDM 100", and much more.