The Safe Zone Gunfire Detection system took top honors last week as the Investor Audience Favorite among six promising early stage companies that participated in the second annual Raleigh Internet of Things (RIoT) RAP Pitch Night held April 10 in Raleigh, N.C.
The RS2 dealer meeting was held at the Coronado Island Marriott Resort and included a golf outing, a tour of the Midway aircraft carrier and a dinner cruise.
Dealers “like to learn from each other,” said Gary Staley, RS2 founding partner. Noting that attendees will keep one another in mind when they have a project that covers areas beyond their own geographic area, he said, “the camaraderie they build here goes a long way.”
The Alarm Lock Division of Napco Security Technologies’ keyless school security measure for controlling access to classrooms, or any doors, in an emergency, with its ArchiTech Wireless access locks with remote keyfob-activated lockdown, is designed to secure one lock or a global lock group, in seconds, at the first hint of trouble.
At the Lockport City School District in Lockport, N.Y., the surveillance system is being upgraded to a facial recognition system that will check each face against a database of “expelled students, sex offenders and other possible troublemakers,” according to an article by Associated Press that was picked up the week of July 22 by several media outlets, among them FoxNews.com.
School Dangers, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded to improve the safety and security of school age children, has selected SecurityCEU.com as its partner to launch a new online training and certification program. This program is targeted at teaching security practitioners who specialize in K-12 security or security industry professionals who are tasked with security planning key elements such as practical considerations for school security and safety, legislative factors, government actions and published procedures for school safety, and tactical and strategic considerations when it comes to the safety of our children.
Campus security is a multi-faceted challenge for school leaders. It requires collaboration with many stakeholders to keep students, teachers and everyone on a campus safe. To be sure, security technology has an important role to play to improve safety for school districts and campuses with multiple buildings and facilities. But, for it to be effective, the application and management of the technology requires a broad consensus among key players.
A+ Technology & Security Solutions Inc., a provider of school security technology integration, added a threat vulnerability & risk assessment (TVRA) and comprehensive safety training division incorporating virtual reality, to continue its mission of helping schools nationwide stay safe and secure.