A quick overview of any Video Management System (VMS) platform will reveal a myriad of options to provide sustained operational status. Primary and secondary databases, redundant and co-located recording platforms, and critical service fail-over. The evolution of VMS platforms lend themselves to sustaining critical operations and in some cases delivering five-nines of availability for live and archived video.
PSA announced the call for presentations for PSA TEC 2019 is open. TEC, presented by PSA, is the premier education and networking event for all professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets. TEC features industry leading education and certification programs, networking, and dedicated exhibit hours designed to advance the skills and expertise of industry professionals nationwide. This premier training venue is open to all industry professionals and is designed to meet the educational needs of all employees within an integrator’s organization.
We are fortunate to have Darren Giacomini join Security.World as a monthly columnist to share his insights and knowledge on physical security networks and what it takes to deliver the most capable video surveillance network infrastructure. We asked Darren to share with us his background and expertise as a networking system matter expert. We hope you learn as much from Darren as we have.
Vendors and channel partners must educate municipalities about the need for a robust, well-managed network to carry out smart city and IoT initiatives, according to an Extreme Networks leader. Surveys have indicated that the network needs to be upgraded virtually every time a channel partner sells born-worn cameras, smart locks, access control or video surveillance equipment so that these devices can be adequately supported. New York City, for instance, is looking to manage and collect data from two to three million devices, which O’Connor said will require a massive investment in establishing and managing network connections.
Siklu Inc., the global market leader in millimeter-wave solutions, announced that it had been selected by the city of Houston to provide wireless connectivity for the video surveillance system to be used at Super Bowl LIVE, a 10-day outdoor event in Houston that is expected to draw more than one million visitors as part of the pre-game festivities. Siklu’s EH-600TX radios will be used to transmit video surveillance from the east side of downtown Houston, which will host the Super Bowl LIVE festivities from January 28 to February 5. The outdoor event will include entertainment, music and games and will be held over several city blocks near a 12-acre urban park.
ACRE, LLC, the holding company that owns Vanderbilt Industries, Mercury Security, and recently acquired ACT in Ireland, announced the acquisition of Communication Networks LLC (dba ComNet), a manufacturer of video and data transmission equipment.
The EtherHaul-5500FD combines several technological advancements to provide robust multi-gigabit throughput in any environment. The full-duplex 5Gbps capacity is achieved at only 32 QAM modulation, guaranteeing more reliable performance. It provides Layer 1 connectivity with an ultra low delay of under 10µSec, making it perfect for aggregation and for high capacity services to businesses and MDU’s. It also achieves an unmatched wireless range due to wider channels, high TX power, and excellent receiver sensitivity.
Siklu Inc., the global market leader in millimeter-wave solutions, announce it was selected by the Port of Long Beach to provide the wireless connectivity solution for its video surveillance network and multi-gigabit wireless for its core network, as part of a multi-phase project.
Veracity, a leading provider of innovative, intelligent solutions that solve real-world IP video challenges in transmission, storage, and display has provided key technology to Police Scotland’s Communications vehicle infrastructure protecting last week’s Open Golf Championship in Troon. Whilst the biggest annual golf event in the UK is played out to millions across global television networks, Police Scotland’s duty is to monitor the site which welcomed over 173,000 visitors during the 4-days of the Championship.
TRENDnet®, a global leader in reliable SMB and consumer networking solutions, announced that it is shipping its new line of 10G switches. TRENDnet introduces two new cost-effective switch solutions with full-duplex network connections featuring groundbreaking 10G networking speeds. Fiber support on each 10G switch enables reliable, long distance networking applications. Smart fans reduce energy consumption and auto adjust for efficiency.