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. Read More
The Security Industry Association (SIA), the Latin American Security Association (ALAS) and the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) have formed a coalition to urge the U.S. congress to promptly approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the renegotiation of NAFTA.
The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets within the security, safety and building automation space, is celebrating its one year anniversary. Within its first 12 months, OSSA attracted 30+ members ranging from device manufacturers, software developers and system integrators to distributors and system on a chip (SoC) companies — helping lay the groundwork for improved security, safety, building automation and business intelligence solutions.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named George W. Anderson as the 2019 recipient of the SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, an honor recognizing excellence in promoting the implementation of innovative security solutions. Anderson — who retired from the New York Police Department (NYPD) in 2011 after 30 years of service — is the director of World Trade Center security for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Attendance was strong with 20,000 registrants from more than 125 countries and 550+ exhibitors packing the convention center. Security professionals also engaged in sessions around the world via Global Access LIVE! streaming with participants in more than 15 countries.
ADT Inc. continues to broaden its commercial presence, announcing two asset purchase agreements with Systems Group and Fusion Fire Protection. These agreements will continue to enhance technical capabilities and expand the organization’s geographic reach to commercial and enterprise-level customers across the United States.
Convergint Technologies announced the acquisition of Virginia-based Life Safety Solutions Integrators (LSSI), an innovative provider of fire alarm, life safety and security solutions with more than four decades of experience in the market.
A government agency was relying on an outdated analog surveillance system and wanted to modernize to a comprehensive IP solution. The massive surveillance upgrade would take place across 360 customs offices and border crossing locations, with the objective of increasing their ability to identify risks and reducing response time to threats. The Agency was also looking to improve efficiency by automating most of the processing of imports and exports coming in and out of the country, with the objective of increasing economic growth and foreign trade.
In our September issue, we present the "The Bigger Picture of Enterprise Access Control". See "Low Light Camera Performance Continues Its Rapid Rise" and find out how "Transformative Leadership: The Past Can Predict the Future" in this month's SDM Magazing.