In our February issue we present our 2019 “State of the Market: Video Surveillance” report. Also, find out more on "Artificial Intelligence in Video Surveillance". Read about the "3 Steps for Choosing the Right Visitor Management Solutions". And discover the latest and greatest products.
The video surveillance market is strong and will continue to grow. It is less a lumbering giant, though, and more an agile athlete, able to pivot and adapt — it just happens to be the largest one on the security court.
Though many projects have been proven with pilots and real-case deployments, artificial intelligence (AI) in the security industry is in the relatively early stages and its role in video surveillance is as varied as the vertical markets that implement it.
An interesting case arose several years ago in Connecticut whereby the plaintiff alleged that they lost the city’s business because the defendants — the city of New London and its former city manager — intended to retaliate against the plaintiff for having filed a lawsuit complaining about police practices in New London.
Living Security, which helps enterprises reduce their human cyber risk through engaging and metric-driven security awareness training, is offering a free security awareness starter kit to any security awareness program owner interested in starting a program that goes beyond compliance.
WeSuite’s president, Tracy Larson, has written a free educational booklet that provides actionable steps that sales professionals within security and technology organizations can take to create more powerful and winning proposals.
For those unable to dedicate a specific date or time to a training course, 3xLOGIC has got you covered with its self-paced online courses that provide videos, discussion boards, hands-on demonstrations and a number of other resources to help you become a VIGIL or infinias expert.
The IX Series 2 peer-to-peer video intercoms offer Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) compatibility, enhanced CCTV control, line supervision, backwards compatibility with the original IX Series and many more features and benefits to help create safer buildings with increased system flexibility.
Registration is now open for ISC West, April 9-12, 2019, in Las Vegas. As the largest converged security event in the Americas, ISC West gives you the chance to network with over 30,000 physical, IT and public safety security professionals through forward thinking conference sessions and countless networking events. Plus, you have the opportunity to meet over 1,000 exhibitors and brands featuring the newest products revolutionizing the security industry.
A Capital One survey conducted at Honeywell Connect 2018 found that one third of security professionals believe that keeping up with the pace of technology presents the biggest business challenge in 2019.
In response to increased demand from the glass industry for access and egress door control solutions, SDC has tapped its central regional sales manager, Mary Hester, a 17-year glass industry veteran, to lead a new initiative for easing the adoption and practical application of electrified hardware to glass doors.
SplashData’s eighth annual list of Worst Passwords of the Year is here, and after evaluating more than 5 million passwords leaked on the Internet, the company found that computer users continue using the same predictable, easily guessable passwords.
Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA), announced that it has acquired Kenall, a manufacturer of innovative, energy efficient and sustainable specification grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.
Qognify, an advisor and technology solution provider for physical security and enterprise incident management, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the IP video management software (VMS) company On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI), including the pioneer of IP video technology, SeeTec GmbH.
Genetec Inc., a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, today announced that Security Center Omnicast, its video management system (VMS), received the UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 cyber security certification.
ADT Inc. has been fined $100,000 by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for failure to report financial measures under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) while announcing its earnings results, according to an enforcement announcement released by the SEC on Dec. 26, 2018.
Yesterday ACRE announced that it would be acquiring the Texas-based Open Options, a 20-year-old access control company that has been a Mercury Security partner since 1997. Its first acquisition since 2016, this move strengthens ACRE’s access control business and expands its product portfolio that already includes brands such as ComNet and ATC.
ASSA ABLOY is pleased to announce its new Preferred Installer program. Building on decades of experience in the higher education market, ASSA ABLOY has developed a national network of Intertek certified hardware installers who are highly skilled in providing physical installation of its integrated electronic locking devices.
Sentinel Consulting, a Manhattan-based full-service security consulting firm that advises high-profile, high-net-worth clients in the areas of security management, law enforcement, emergency services and security technology, announced the launch of its new Unmanned Technology Planning and Design Services.
Johnson Controls has partnered with Civic Technologies, a global digital identity leader. Johnson Controls will integrate the Civic Secure ID Platform (SIP) with C-CURE 9000 Security and Event Management Systems from Software House to provide visitor management with greater data privacy and protection, enabling building visitors to securely present their verifiable identity using the Civic App. This partnership will enable properties secured by C-CURE 9000 a more convenient and secure solution for processing visitors at point of reception and ensure Johnson Controls remains a leader in secure access technology with innovative digital identity solutions.
PSA has announced a partnership with Solutions360 Inc., a leading provider of business management software for professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets, as a part of the PSA Business Solutions Providers program. PSA Members will be able to streamline their business procedures and workflow through the Q360 software which includes full accounting, project management, job costing, service and dispatch, inventory and sales functions.
As the 2019 trade show and conference season ramps up, security integrators are faced with the sometimes daunting task of researching, evaluating and ultimately choosing which new products or partners they want to align themselves with. Midlothian, Va.-based Richmond Alarm, ranked No. 71 on the SDM 100, an electronic security provider that services 25,000 customers, recently constructed a system to quantify and standardize this process. Here is their story: