Amazon recently announced Amazon Key, a new service allowing for delivery when homeowners aren’t home by giving drivers a special digital key. With the help of a compatible smart lock and security camera, delivery drivers will be able to unlock the front door and deliver the package inside, all while the customers watches from their smartphone.
RADWIN announced that service provider Bioniq in Middleburg, South Africa, has deployed its RADWIN JET AIR Beam-forming Point-to-Multipoint solutions in 5GHz to deliver high-speed broadband to its residential and business customers.
With an investment upwards of five, six and or even seven figures, the selection of security entrances is one of the most highly visible, impactful aspects of a security project you can accomplish. The goal is simple: prevent intrusion, but there are many pitfalls that can lead to failure. Failure as a spectrum could range from a bad six-month stretch of high stress to a loss of your good reputation, or even a breach at some point that could cost you your job. To help you avoid others’ failures, we’re going flip the usual format around and show you how to really screw things to get you thinking and to firmly instill these lessons in your future planning. Here are nine of the biggest mistakes we’ve seen in the field. Follow these leads at your peril!
Vicon announced the installation completion of an end-to-end Vicon surveillance solution for Shelbyville, Indiana’s new Major Health Partners (MHP) medical complex and surrounding campus. The enterprise solution combines video management capabilities for cameras throughout the main hospital, oncology center, orthopedic center and administrative data services building.
Since opening in October 2014, Andamar Lifestyle Center struggled to contain strong Veracruz winds, which consistently left its swinging doors open and exposed the facility to heat, humidity, and sea breezes. In turn, this allowed the shopping center’s air conditioning to escape, resulting in a second challenge: higher electricity expenses.
Milestone open platform IP video management software (VMS) is combined with network cameras from Axis Communications to provide ongoing security upgrades for the City of Hartford, Connecticut. The police can prevent and respond fast to incidents throughout the city, as well as manage the swell of activities during public events. The Milestone open architecture has enabled integrations with third-party analytics software from BriefCam, The Hawkeye Effect, and ShotSpotter that help the police department save time and maximize efficiency.
Monkeybrains, an innovative San Francisco based wireless service provider, serves over 5000 locations, with 25 new locations coming online every week. They are focused on bringing affordable, hassle-free, month-to-month internet service to the residents and businesses of San Francisco. Monkeybrains is unique in its ability to install quickly, with minimal wait time from lead to install. Monkeybrains adopted Siklu’s MultiHaul™, a multi-gigabit point-to-multipoint system over 60GHz, unlicensed millimeter wave spectrum, to upgrade small multi-tenant dwelling units (MDUs) to gigabit connectivity.
Vicon announced that Guyette Communications, of Plymouth, PA, has completed installation of a district-wide Vicon Valerus video management solution (VMS) for the Delaware Valley School District. The system spans seven schools and surrounding campuses and includes approximately 400 Vicon megapixel cameras, multiple application servers, and NVRs running Valerus VMS software.
Emergency call boxes (ECBs) are a fixture in parking lots/garages and plaza areas as an integral component of a security plan for schools, airports, shopping centers and so on. The boxes are typically identified by emergency signs or flashing lights and most are activated by opening the door on the box and pushing a call button on the inside.
3xLOGIC, Inc., a leading provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, announced that the BC Express Mart, near Macon, Georgia, has deployed a 3xLOGIC video surveillance system to stay one step ahead of crime and to improve store operations. The Lizella, Georgia, 10,000 square-foot convenience store is owned by Belinda and Clifford Calloway and is just one of the businesses the two entrepreneurs own. The location is a convenience store, gas station, and restaurant, and employs 8-12 people depending on the season.