5 reasons retailers are moving to cloud-based surveillance

September 15, 2017

Have you ever seen a retail store without some form of video surveillance? Likely not. For most brick-and-mortar retailers, video surveillance systems are a must-have to protect staff, customers, and assets. The challenge? The cost of buying and installing cameras and servers adds up. Sometimes, it’s more realistic to keep equipment than invest in new technology. … Read more

Giving cities a new way to manage parking

September 7, 2017

All year long, historical towns and streets in Europe are bustling with locals and vacationers who take time off to enjoy the sights. Parking on and off the streets fills to capacity and cities and their parking officers struggle to keep up with demand. … Read more

Partner Perspective: Quantum

August 29, 2017

Today, video surveillance cameras are commonplace and transportation agencies and businesses are benefiting from advanced technologies that are now widely available. Detailed images can be produced, with more activity captured by multi-sensor HD cameras, and facial recognition applications can also be used to identify criminal suspects. But analytics are no longer just limited to security applications. … Read more

Tags:   Video Surveillance

A cloud-first approach to city security

August 18, 2017

Securing a city doesn't come without challenges. A city typically encompasses so many diverse organizations and businesses which all revolve around the people that live, work and play within its borders. So ensuring community safety, deterring crime, and effectively handling threats requires many levels of involvement and many facets for consideration. … Read more

Tags:   Citywide Surveillance / Security

How retailers can do more with their security data

August 10, 2017

In many ways, retailers in e-commerce have it easy. While traditional brick and mortar stores work to gain insight into buying trends, customers’ habits, and growth opportunities, e-commerce often has these capabilities baked into their systems. But, fortunately for mom and pop shops and big box stores alike, things are changing. Increasingly, those brick and mortar retailers can use the data already collected by their physical security systems to gain valuable insights into their business. … Read more

Investigations on campus just got easier

August 3, 2017

If you had 25% more time, what would you do with it? According to Maxx Kidd, Associate Director of Technology at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Police Department, “Our team is saving 25% of time handling evidence, and that frees them up to do other tasks during investigations.” This was made possible with the implementation of a collaborative investigation management solution which allows them to close cases faster. … Read more

Partner Perspective: BioConnect

July 26, 2017

Banks today are facing numerous challenges. No longer is it acceptable to only focus on the physical security of the bank, but now they must also focus on the digital security of its data and applications. Putting encryption, firewalls and cloud providers’ policies alongside alarms, security cameras and locks in their security infrastructure. What’s more, is that the best solution is for the physical and digital security to live in an integrated solution.Today, video surveillance cameras are commonplace and transportation agencies and businesses are benefiting from advanced technologies that are now widely available. Detailed images can be produced, with more activity captured by multi-sensor HD cameras, and facial recognition applications can also be used to identify criminal suspects. But analytics are no longer just limited to security applications. … Read more

Tags:   Cloud

How to Strengthen Your cybersecurity Posture with Cloud Services

July 21, 2017

Cybersecurity is on all of our minds. Every other day, it seems like there’s news of another attack. As more organizations struggle to keep up with the onslaught of new threats, many are asking: “What can we do to strengthen our cybersecurity posture?” … Read more

Access Control Beyond the Door

July 5, 2017     |    Author Derek Arcuri

Happy and rested employees create a great office culture. And doesn’t every organization want that? It’s why many companies (like ours) are turning to their access control system to make life easier for their employees. In our last blog, we discussed how an access control solution can help hospitals and medical centers meet compliance standards. This blog will focus on how it helps keep employees happy. … Read more

Tags:   Access Control / Unification

Partner Perspective: BriefCam

June 26, 2017

Too often when we think about video analytics applications, we immediately jump to how video data can optimize security. With the transition from analog to IP video systems and dramatic improvement in video quality, insights derived from video are becoming invaluable for urban development and planning, and access to video analytics is fast becoming a key competitive differentiator for cities moving forward. … Read more

Tags:   Video Surveillance