In today’s environment, security professionals should consider installing or reviewing security cameras in their facilities for a variety of reasons. The topic of video cameras was discussed during the recent session “Review of Untapped Innovative Opportunities and Possibilities Around Healthcare Physical Security” as part of the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety’s (IAHSS) 54th […]
Historically, traditional cameras have only had video functionality, but did not have the capability to contextualize what they saw or recorded. That’s about to change. Computer vision (CV) uses artificial intelligence (AI) to convert video streams into meaningful information. Using technology to rethink a camera as an image sensor, backed by intelligence, is analogous to […]
A high-quality video surveillance system is one of the most important investments your business can make, helping to keep your premises, employees, customers, and possessions safe. Yet, there are a wide variety of factors to consider, ranging from how many cameras you need, to whether or not you want a remote video surveillance system. CCTV […]
In an increasingly dangerous world, the need for providing a safe workplace is even more important than in the past, whether that workplace is a healthcare facility, food service provider, lodging, retail, or something else. Jim Sawyer, Director of Security Services at Seattle Children’s Hospital, was recently a guest speaker for a webinar entitled “Hard […]
Business owners with workplaces or commercial premises have a duty to provide a safe environment for workers and visitors alike. This includes protecting people within the grounds while keeping the premises safe from breaches of security. Below, we discuss five essential safety measures for the external protection of your premises. 1. Strengthen Entry Points Once […]
Despite the presence of cameras, time-controlled safes, and even armed and unarmed security officers, the number of convenience store, gas station, and retail store robberies continues to rise from year to year.
There is a host of reasons for a business to invest in a new security system, ranging from upgrading older and/or dead equipment to meeting the changing demands of a growing business. It’s important to choose the proper high-definition cameras, system devices, and management software to meet your security needs. However, it’s often easy to […]
Out with the old and in with the new. It’s that time of year to reevaluate security policies, programs, and protection.
Sometimes, security-related stories make headlines that are too absurd to ignore. This week, there were two. Since it’s Friday, let’s have a weird news roundup.
The physical security industry and end users are embracing network video surveillance in a big way. The trend is growing at a rapid pace to replace old analog CCTV and DVR systems with IP network technology when a video security system is being installed, upgraded, or expanded. Basically, operating like a computer that sees, IP […]