Drones and robots have always had sci-fi appeal. Even before the technologies were advanced enough to be very useful in security deployments, the interest was there — everyone wants to check out the new shiny toy.
Amazon's smart home security division Ring has unveiled a flying camera that launches if sensors detect a potential home break-in. It is designed to activate only when residents are out, works indoors, and is limited to one floor of a building.
VIVOTEK, a global IP surveillance solution provider, announced that by upgrading to the VCA package version 6.6 for its MS9321-EHV 20MP 180 degree panoramic network camera with VAST 2 technology, users are provided VIVOTEK’s Smart VCA package free of charge, without the need for a license.
Tensions between the U.S. and China continue to rise in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, as the U.S. has issued a final rule revising the Federal Acquisition Regulation specifically to implement section 889(a)(1)(B), or “Part B.”
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.
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
In our October 2020 issue, we present the 2020 Systems Integrator of the Year. See "4 Lessons From Life & Kaleidescopes" and find out "What You Need to Know About the New Smoke Detector Standards" in this month's SDM Magazine.