Who would have imagined, at the start of this year that the security industry would play such a significant role in the pandemic recovery? A good number of technologies are now part of the regular discussion security integrators are having with clients, while many manufacturers are working as quickly as possible behind-the-scenes to adapt existing solutions or build new ones.
While the coronavirus and resulting economic impacts have brought their share of challenges to the security industry, the video monitoring space has been in a prime position to help customers — and grow business.
Benjamin Franklin is reported to have said, “Out of adversity comes opportunity.” The security industry, like many businesses in the U.S. and the world, has certainly seen some adversity this year. In the video monitoring part of the security industry, however, a situation that started as chaos quickly shifted to unique opportunities to help both existing and new customers.
The last two months have been interesting, to say the least. What’s the report from the Universal Headquarters of Slayton Solutions at the bunker in Bucktown Chicago? Well, the reality of the COVID-19 attack has changed a whole lot of things for us, and created some interesting opportunities to do things differently.
Interest in the use of dual-spectrum cameras with integrated analytics for locating faces and measuring temperature has greatly increased amongst Eagle Eye resellers as they look for tools to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To meet that need, Eagle Eye Networks’ Cloud Video Management System announced full support of dual-spectrum cameras used in elevated temperature detection.
One of the most rapidly changing aspects of video surveillance today is the improved performance of low-light cameras, which have made tremendous strides in leaving behind the bad memories of poor performance that pervaded the space just a few years ago.
The new Avigilon H4 Thermal camera models will combine patented Avigilon technology with heat-sensing capabilities to improve perimeter security in areas with poor visibility, difficult lighting conditions and absolute darkness.
Axis thermal cameras allow users to detect people, objects and incidents in complete darkness, bright daylight, and difficult conditions such as smoke, haze, dust, and light fog. In this webinar, we’ll highlight Axis thermal camera series and capabilities. Read More
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.
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