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Planning Video Surveillance Camera Coverage and Understanding Camera Specifications

So you’ve been tasked with designing a video surveillance system. Whether it be a large commercial project or a residential job, your first step is determining the required degree of security and then…


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Pivot3 wants to use its new funding to provide customers with the latest hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions to support additional IT workloads. SSI Staff · February 26, 2015

So you’ve been tasked with designing a video surveillance system. Whether it be a large commercial project or a residential job, your first step is determining the required degree of security and then tailoring it to the specific application type. The more a security professional knows about CCTV and video surveillance, the more likely he or she is to get a larger share of the project. This Security Sales & Integration White Paper walks you through the process and explains how to decipher camera specs and maximize camera placement. February 26, 2015

A former Arizona law enforcement officer is using kites and balloons to gather forensic video evidence for crime-scene analysis and accident reconstruction. SSI Staff · February 25, 2015

Panasonic, Mitsubishi and others are working to deploy advanced ID authentication, wireless video surveillance, bomb detection, facial recognition and other security measures ahead of the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo. SSI Staff · February 24, 2015

During its Connect ’15 Press Summit at its Montreal headquarters in February, Genetec talked cloud, high-performance computing, 4K impact and more while recapping strong 2014 growth and looking ahead to endeavors such as its ‘Citywise’ campaign. Arlen Schweiger · February 23, 2015

Go deep within a 1960s missile silo to this doomsday-ready condo community complete with audio, video and iPad-friendly Crestron automation. By Tom Leblanc · February 21, 2015

For the third year, Axis Communications will lend LAPD its video surveillance technology for the Academy Awards. SSI Staff · February 20, 2015

Although an organization’s computer network is normally built to deal with large amounts of data, including that of video surveillance applications, installing security contractors need to fully leverage the functionalities of the end user’s IT investment to optimize bandwidth capacity. Learn principles behind proper cabling uses, bit rate control fundamentals and more. The increasing need to transmit digital information from point to point has created various networking challenges for installing security contractors. This FREE download from Security Sales & Integration delves into the cabling and other infrastructure that determines the amount of bandwidth a network can achieve, along with insights into different transmission methodologies. February 17, 2015

With HD and megapixel cameras, the volume of data being transported and stored rises significantly. These higher demands on network bandwidth and storage capacity bring associated costs. Learn techniques to reduce those burdens. By Cheryl Bard · February 16, 2015

Kansas City Terrorism Early Warning Fusion Center's Hiperwall video wall system helps KCTEW staff gather and share data and threats with more than 61 jurisdictions including federal, state, local and private-sector partners. By D. Craig MacCormack · February 13, 2015




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