security cameras

Sonitrol Launches New TotalGuard Solution

Sonitrol launches TotalGuard, an all-in-one solution that provides video verification, impact activated audio, glass break detection, wireless support, Sonitrol Mobile App (video surveillance, alarm events, arm/disarm system), and so much more. TotalGuard is a perfect solution for the small business market looking for a low cost monitored security option; allowing Sonitrol to compete and have advantage over the popular DIY security systems. This solution can also pair with Sonitrol’s Cloud Access Control for businesses looking for complete security solutions.

Annke Releases 4-Megapixel HD PoE Day Night Security Cameras

Annke, a supplier of security cameras for small-scale commercial applications, announces its release of 4-Megapixel HD PoE security cameras with HD video quality, a variety of advanced functions, and a favorable price. The 4MP cameras are currently available in the United States, and will be sold in Australia and Germany soon.

A Behind the Scenes Look at Security in Biggest Mall in US

Shoppers at the Mall of America seem undeterred after hearing about a video purportedly made by al-Qaida-linked rebels that urges Muslims to attack shopping malls. The video specifically mentions the Bloomington Mall of America.

What to Expect at CES 2015: 4K Video, Broadwell Chips, and Smart Homes

For years, consumer technology has resided in two rooms: the office, and the living room. At CES 2015, expect it to colonize the rest of the home. That’s not to say that you won’t find traditional PCs and televisions this week in Las Vegas. But consumer firms have moved beyond those mature, traditional markets into mobile technology, wearables, and cars – and they keep moving. This year, the theme of the show may very well be the connected home, as smartphones and tablets take on a new role as control devices for the Internet of Things.

Massena NY Teamsters Agree on Language for Security Cameras

A dispute in Massena, NY, going back to August over the installation of cameras in the Town Hall has been settled. Town Supervisor Joseph D. Gray said that officials wanted to install cameras in public buildings to ensure the safety of employees as well as visitors. But Mickey S. Smith, business agent for the Teamsters Union Local 687, questioned why cameras would be put in areas not accessible to members of the public.

Lawsuit Blames San Diego Mall in Shooting Deaths of 3 in Its Parking Lot

A San Diego shopping mall was negligent in not providing better security measures that might have prevented the Christmas Eve shooting deaths of three persons in its parking lot, a lawsuit asserts.

Filed by attorney Daniel Gilleon in San Diego County Superior Court, the lawsuit says that the mall’s owner, Westfield Centers, “failed to use reasonable care to protect their patrons, guests, tenants and invitees.”

Police Register CCTV Locations in Brisbane for Crime Prevention Database

Cleveland police – outside of Brisbane, Australia, have called for residents and businesses with security cameras installed to get in touch and help prevent crime. Officers have established a registry database cataloging the location of cameras at private dwellings, offices, and retailers across the city. If a crime happens near one of the cameras, police will ask the device’s owner for the footage around the time of the offence to see if it yields any evidence.

Delhi India Politician Promises to Install 1-Million WiFi Security Cameras

Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has promised to make Delhi streets safer like the UAE with the help of security cameras, if voted to power again. The national convener of Aam Admi Party (AAP) who is readying to fight assembly elections in Delhi early next year, promised to install one million WiFi security cameras across Delhi to make the streets safer, especially for women.

Point Greys New 1080p60 Cricket IP-Camera

The new Cricket CR-POE-20S3C model features a 1/2″ Sony IMX185 Exmor CMOS sensor capable of 1920 x 1080 resolution at 60 FPS. This 2.0 MP sensor uses the same 3.75 micron pixel structure as the existing 1.3 MP Cricket camera with the Sony IMX139, which offers impressive low light performance and wide dynamic range. Like all Cricket cameras, the new model uses Sony’s Xarina image processing platform, which enables multi-image WDR functionality, multi-streaming, noise reduction, video encoding and ONVIF support.