Kent School officials did extensive research into innovative safety technology to help the Connecticut prep school effectively broadcast emergency communications. A Mass Notification System is now installed throughout the sprawling campus as part of an ongoing upgrade to Kent School’s fire detection and emergency communications systems.
Category: Security Hardware and Technology
The tools of the security trade are advancing at an extraordinary pace. We take a look at the latest security hardware and software, from malware and cyberattack detection to cameras to motion sensors. These articles will help you determine what gadgets may be best for your security strategy—and what will fit your budget.
The use of 360° surveillance technology continues to rise rapidly. Panoramic cameras are a fast-growing IP video segment thanks to the dewarped view captured of an entire area.
Commercial aircraft video surveillance systems monitor internal and external security of an aircraft during ground operations and flight time. The growing emphasis on complaints against airlines and regulatory requirements are contributing to an increased demand for surveillance systems.
Three locations are using lifesaving communications technology to improve the safety, mobility, and environmental sustainability of their communities.
Promoting global open standards and conformant products, ONVIF publishes release candidate Profile T, a new draft specification with advanced streaming capabilities that includes support for H.265 video compression and other features. Final version is due out in 2018.
A successful business is expanding locations on a regional level and needs surveillance at all its sites. A mini-city, large-scale, master-planned community pops up with its own security challenges. Their needs are met in unique ways.
A recent report by Lucintel suggests that the global use of metal detectors in security functions may reach $1.6 billion by 2022, from a yearly growth potential of 5% from 2017 to 2022. The report covers the use of handheld and static or walk-through metal detectors by security providers as a response to more concerns […]
The continued emergence of low-cost, user-friendly, and self-installed home security systems is making it easier for consumers to steer away from the larger, established firms. Companies like Ring.com and Simplisafe.com have made it easier for homeowners and apartment renters to install high-definition camera systems and alarm systems and get the benefits of active security monitoring, […]
Video analytic tools help capture the full value of the investment made in an upgraded security system. A video surveillance system utilizing the intelligent data from video analytics is more efficient and reduces the workload on security staff. Video gets a bad rap for the amount of data that an enterprise has to deal with, […]
Display technologies are being developed that are ideal for today’s rapidly changing control room requirements. New integrated large-display video wall products are showcased in a unique immersive environment at InfoComm in Orlando, Florida.