On Friday, August 16, American Defense Systems (Dallas, Texas) acquired Direct Protect Security and Surveillance out of Costa Mesa, Calif. Direct Protect has provided smart home solutions to residents and businesses in over 13 states for close to 10 years.
Pivot3, a provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, announced that its large-scale surveillance solution is the recipient of the 2019 Campus Safety Best Award, which recognizes the most innovative solutions designed to enhance security and safety in campus environments.
Today SnapAV, a provider of A/V, surveillance, networking and remote management products for professionals, and Control4 Corporation, a global provider of smart home solutions, announced the successful completion of their merger.
A new national survey from the Center for Data Innovation finds that just one in four Americans (26 percent) want government to strictly limit the technology, and that support drops to fewer than one in five (18 percent) if it would come at the cost of public safety.
A new program, launched by network video management solutions provider Vicon Industries, based in Hauppage, N.Y., aims to actively encourage schools to share access to their surveillance systems with local law enforcement as a means of increasing school safety.
When designing a surveillance system, there are occasions when a wireless connection may make sense for reasons such as cost, time savings, ease of installation, capabilities, or aesthetics. But will there be enough throughout to successfully pass your video on a constant basis? None of the arguments stated here will cause you to utilize a wireless link if itâs going to prove detrimental to the overall solution. In this session, weâll look at the options and their outcomes under various situations, to help you to make an educated judgment on whether or not to go wireless. Read More
The Axis Communications Design Tool has been completely retooled to provide system designers with much more information on Axis Camera installations. Please join us for this demonstration of the powerful new tool from Axis engineered to take the guesswork out of surveillance systems. Read More
ON DEMAND: Transitioning from a few PoC deployments to AI-based Surveillance implementations at scale can be challenging. Infrastructure, management and processes may all need radical transformation to ensure the most robust and cost-effective system and workflows.
As the cover asserts, security systems integration work is in demand from all corners of the market, giving 2020 Top Systems Integrators boundless opportunities in traditional systems as well as on fast-growing hosted/managed security solutions.
Also in July, insight on how to install Security Locks & Door Hardware, "Top Tech Tips for Security Locks & Door Hardware Installs", and much more.