The Multiple Benefits of Thermal Technology for Physical Security & Continuous Operations

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Critical infrastructure describes the physical and cyber systems and assets that are so vital to society that their incapacity or destruction would have a debilitating impact on our physical or economic security or public health or safety. As our economy continues to evolve, we are consuming more technology that is requiring the expansion of critical infrastructure facilities, especially data centers …

Finding the Right Video Analytics Solution: The 5 Types of Classifications Explained

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Video analytics may have gotten a bad reputation in the past, mainly from spurned users who were promised the moon with little to show for it. A high false alarm rate and the inability to gather sufficient security insight caused many video analytics customers to turn them off completely. But analytics have come a long way in terms of capabilities, …

CHeKT to Release Alarm Automation Rules

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SHREVEPORT, La. — CHeKT announces it is preparing its long-anticipated release of Alarm Automation Rules. Dealers interested in evaluating a beta version of the release can do so by request. Many camera manufacturers tout the functionality of active deterrent cameras, CHeKT claims. However, the company notes that utilizing these cameras in practical applications and managing these systems on scale has …

How Sonny’s CarWash Factory Utilizes ALPR to Enhance Customer Experience

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MONTRÉAL — Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has announced that Sonny’s The CarWash Factory has integrated Genetec AutoVu Sharp V ALPR (automatic license plate recognition) cameras into its point-of-sale (POS) solutions. Genetec explains this solution is used by car washes to create a frictionless retail experience for consumers, new marketing opportunities and more …

Arcules Adds Forensic Video Search to its Open Platform

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IRVINE, Calif. — Arcules, a provider of scalable multi-site video management solutions-as-a-service, announces the addition of Forensic Video Search to its open platform. Forensic search analyzes and identifies valuable data from video surveillance devices to provide users with unparalleled situational awareness and operational intelligence, according to the company. Forensic Video Search, built into the Arcules Cloud-based video service, leverages advanced …

How to Record More Home Video Surveillance Sales

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The home security market has historically seen steady growth over the years, but the COVID-19 pandemic propelled that growth to a whole new level. The sudden stay-at-home orders undoubtedly drove demand as countless people began spending much more time in their homes than they ever had before. From general security surveillance to alarm verification, doorbell cameras to nanny and pet …

3xLOGIC Adds Edge-Based Analytic Cameras to IP Line

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FISHERS, Ind. — 3xLOGIC, a provider of integrated, intelligent security solutions, has announced the release of new edge-based analytic cameras, which adds to its diverse line of IP cameras. The company states that businesses of all sizes that seek a higher level of insight into their day-to-day operations in order to streamline their efficiencies and better understand their customers’ needs …

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Thieves Perform $2.15M Jewelry Heist

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In this week’s Top Surveillance Videos… You know what they say, diamonds are a thief’s best friend. Wait, is that not right? It sure seems that way with the amount of smash and grabs we’ve seen caught on surveillance video over the years. The latest high-value theft occurred at a jewelry store in the Bronx. Surveillance footage shows a man …

Axis Communications Opens New Experience Center in Vancouver

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Axis Communications celebrated the opening of its newest Axis Experience Center (AEC) in Vancouver, British Columbia on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Located in the heart of the city, this new facility is Axis’ third AEC opening in the second half of 2022 and its second location established in Canada. Axis says Vancouver was a natural choice to support …

Dedrone Integrates Axis Cameras Into Airspace Security Solution

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STERLING, Va. — Dedrone, a developer of smart airspace security solutions, has announced that it has formed a partnership with Axis Communications to incorporate Axis network cameras into its command and control (C2) platform, DedroneTracker. According to the company, with the Axis camera integration, Dedrone is now the first counter-UAS (cUAS) company to provide proven artificial intelligence (AI)- and machine …

IDIS Expands Enterprise Line With 64-Channel NVR

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COPPELL, Texas — IDIS, a South Korean-based developer of video technologies, has enhanced its range of enterprise-class network video recorders (NVR) with the launch of a powerful new 64-channel model: the DR-8564. The NDAA-compliant 4K recorder delivers high transmission speeds and high levels of quality using the latest Intel chipset technology. The new DR-8564 NVR provides an incoming throughput of …

Verkada Introduces New Multisensor Camera, Air Quality Sensors, Door Controller

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SAN MATEO, Calif. — Verkada, a developer of Cloud-managed enterprise security and management solutions, has announced the availability of new products and solutions to drive scale and simplicity for the enterprise, including a new multisensor camera, a new line of air quality sensors, a new 16-door access controller, and low-bandwidth mode. The company states these new solutions were developed to …

Illinois Police Department Strengthens Investigations, Community Collaboration With Genetec Clearance

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MONTREAL — Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has announced the Naperville, Ill. Police Department is closing investigations more quickly and has strengthened community collaboration by modernizing its operations with Genetec Clearance and by launching a Community Camera Registration Program. As part of a project to streamline investigations and evidence sharing, the …

Netwatch Integrates Eagle Eye Cloud VMS With Proactive Video Monitoring Service

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LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Netwatch North America, a provider of proactive video monitoring solutions, announces a premiere partnership with Eagle Eye Networks to integrate the Eagle Eye Cloud VMS (video management system) with Netwatch’s proactive video monitoring service. The technology collaboration combines Cloud-based video and audio monitoring initiatives with artificial intelligence (AI) technology, such as AI-filtered alerts, that reduce false positive alarms …

MOD Pizza Reduces False Alarm Costs by Over 95% With Upgraded Security Systems

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EARTH CITY, Mo. — Interface Systems, a managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS, and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, has announced that MOD Pizza, a casual pizza concept restaurant chain, has chosen Interface to implement an upgrade of physical security infrastructure. The company states the upgrades are set for more than 420 of its company-owned restaurants. …

Resideo: Top 2 Trends Driving Future of the Smart Home & Security Industry

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The pandemic changed the way people think about their homes. This was exemplified during the home improvement boom when homeowners realized they needed more functionality out of their space. This desire for a smarter way of living with more connectivity and control from mobile devices saw ownership of this sector grow to 43% of U.S. households in 2021. However, these …

Ambient.ai Integrates Analytics Platform With Axis Network Cameras

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ambient.ai, a computer vision intelligence company that develops products for physical security, has announced a partnership with Axis Communications, a provider of solutions for security and business performance. The newly formed partnership seamlessly integrates the Ambient.ai platform and Axis network cameras. The alliance between the companies extends from Axis’ Technology Integration Partner Program to provide advanced …

Snap One Announces Distribution Partnership With Digital Watchdog

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Snap One announces a U.S. distribution partnership with Digital Watchdog, a leader in surveillance and video analytics. The partnership is said to provide Snap One Partners easy access to the manufacturer’s security products and offer even greater choice and flexibility for a wide variety of projects. There have been 51 Digital Watchdog SKUs added to Local Partner …

iDter Rolls Out PoE Version of Nio Guardian and Protector Solution

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San Mateo, Calif. — The security equipment manufacturer iDter boasts that end users and systems integrators can now take advantage of Power over Ethernet (PoE) connectivity using its Niō Guardian and Protector automated deterrence 4K HD camera solution. iDter’s new Nio Guardian and Protector solution meets the latest PoE standards, including IEEE 802.3bt (PoE++) and IEEE 802.3at (PoE+) with 90-watt …

Alula Adds ‘Enhanced Features’ to Smart Security App, Dealer Portal

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Alula, a provider of smart security and system communications for professional installers, announces enhanced features and updates to the Alula Smart Security App and AlulaConnect dealer portal to help streamline processes that are said to help save time and money. Alula says these modifications reinforce its commitment to constantly innovate and provide advanced capabilities for its …