The world of physical security has undergone seismic changes in the last 10 years in video, analytics, and the utilization of security technologies for business intelligence. Technology that once was considered science fiction has now become a reality. In the education market, these technologies have come at a very opportune time with constrained budgets, administrative staff reductions, and tragic incidents requiring lockdowns and video observations reaching an all-time high. One of the greatest advancements that has come to market during this time has been cloud-based access control.
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ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, announced that the CityLab High School in Dallas, TX is the winner of its School Security Grant Competition. CityLab High School is receiving a $22,000 grant to pay for upgrades to the school’s camera system, access control system, and classroom intercoms. In addition to the grant, Axis Communications is making an in-kind donation of fixed-dome cameras, access control, and other accessories in order to support the campus-wide upgrade.
Less than four months after the installation of a new security system, the Montessori School of Dayton in Kettering, OH credits the products and services provided by STANLEY Security with preventing a break-in attempt at the school during the winter break.
Dancing Moose Montessori School in Salt Lake City, Utah, has developed a unique way to increase parents’ participation in their children’s schooling, improve teacher evaluations without disturbing class, and expand overall school security. Milestone XProtect® Express video management software (VMS) and network cameras from Axis Communications help oversee daily operations at the school’s locations to deliver a high degree of security and provide parents with a window into their children’s learning.
Sielox LLC, founded in 1979, will be exhibiting at the ASIS International Expo in Atlanta GA on 29 SEP – 1 OCT. In addition to celebrating thirty-five years of innovation in the security products market, Sielox will be demonstrating the latest enhanced versions of its core products including Pinnacle 9 and the 1700 Controller.
American Dynamics, a Tyco Security Products brand that is part of Tyco (NYSE: TYC), the world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announced today that Cherokee County School District (CCSD), located in the Atlanta metro area, has chosen its American Dynamics video security solutions to secure its schools and other facilities. One of the largest public school systems in the state of Georgia, CCSD encompasses 57 schools and other buildings, including 24 elementary schools, seven middle schools, seven high schools, three preschool centers, central offices and warehouses, along with its 40,000 students and 4,500 staff.
Students are headed back to school in New Hanover County, NC, on August 26th. This year parents and students will notice a new security system has been installed using audio and video to better screen who can gain access to school facilities. According to the information released by the New Hanover County School System, "The […]
As we are getting closer to the back to school season for many of our children it is time to face a few possible changes in their school routine. Bullying prevention leads to security cameras on campuses in some countries. Could this be a possibility in our North American schools as well? A recent article […]
[Editorial by By Jean Klasovsky] SB2793 is sitting on IL Governor Pat Quinn’s desk. He should sign it. This bill would make suspension and expulsion rates public and require the schools with the highest rates to create a school discipline improvement plan. With one of the highest suspension rates in the nation, one might think […]