One major transformation in casino surveillance and security operations is the transition from analog video to digital recording and IP-cameras. The change is being brought about by several factors: some gaming commissions now insist on remote access to recorded or live video, which analog video cannot do; many manufacturers no longer make or sell VCRs; and analog systems have limitations on cable distances and distribution points, which limits their functionality.
On the Move Systems is pleased to announce that Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD), its wholly owned subsidiary, has deployed its first unmanned security guard robot at the headquarters of Romeo Power Technology in Vernon, Calif. The 113,000-square-foot facility will benefit from the addition of RAD robotic personnel and will augment the existing security, safety, and operational processes in place at the site.
In a move that offers a modern approach to traffic operations, Genetec announced the launch of a next-generation software platform called Genetec Traffic Sense™. Designed to deliver greater oversight and efficiency for traffic operations, Traffic Sense brings a unified view of traffic systems, taps into emerging technologies such as video and data analytics, and introduces a higher level of automation to speed up resolution of road incidents.
Panasonic Systems Communications Company of North America, a leader in connected solutions that support the mission of law enforcement, announced today several upgrades for its evidence management system. These include: Unified Evidence Management (UEMS) 1.3 software upgrade, Point of View Camera, and upgraded video compression capabilities.
Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) is an innovator of artificial intelligence and robotic solutions for operational, security, and monitoring needs and will be a premiere exhibitor at the inaugural Autonomous Security Association Expo being held in conjunction with the San Diego Security Conference in San Diego, CA, October 13, 2017. RAD will have on live display the operation of the unmanned ground security vehicle —RADbot— in the outdoor pavilion to showcase how this technology can save on human deployment for guard duties.
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.
The Security Industry Association (SIA) unveiled a comprehensive plan to assist its members to Grow the Security Talent Pipeline. By grouping resources for workforce development under one umbrella plan, SIA intends to augment its capabilities to help security companies—manufacturers, integrators, service providers, and others—to hire qualified talent.
V5 Systems has been selected by Pelco by Schneider Electric, for integration with its V5 Camera Adaptive Platform (V5 CAP). The integration will enable Pelco to expand the capabilities of its world-class Sarix™ Professional IP Surveillance Cameras to the outdoor security market in areas without fixed power and communications. As a result, public safety can be improved in any outdoor area, even remote zones or blind spots.
Arecont Vision® announces the availability of the full-featured MegaVideo® 4K/1080p dual-mode day/night indoor box camera series. The MegaVideo 4K is the latest member of the customer-proven box-style camera family and is loaded with advanced features and capabilities. The new dual-mode camera covers a wide range of project requirements with a choice of full 8.3MP (3840×2160 megapixels) for 4K ultra-high resolution image quality at 30 fps (frames per second) or 1080p mode for ultra-fast frame rates of 60 fps.
North American Video (NAV) will hold its second annual Las Vegas Surveillance Symposium on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 10:00 am PST to 6:00 pm PST at the company’s Western Regional Headquarters in Las Vegas, NV. The one-day event will assemble a wide selection of the surveillance and security industry’s leading providers and gaming security professionals to address new and innovative integrated system solutions.