Salient CompleteView VMS Selected to Standardize UMass Amherst’s Network of Nearly 1,700 Cameras

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AMHERST, Mass. — Salient Systems announces that UMass Amherst, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, has standardized its video surveillance operations on the Salient CompleteView Video Management Platform. The transition is said to enable campus security and safety staff to protect the campus population of 32,000 with a 24/7 view of its video surveillance and integrated access …

RGB Spectrum Introduces Zio 4000 Video Wall Processor

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ALAMEDA, Calif.—RGB Spectrum, a manufacturer of audio and video systems for commercial and government applications, has announced its new Zio 4000 Video Wall Processor. The new video wall processor provides users with all of the necessary functions to serve as a full-function solution with advanced networking capabilities. The product is offered as a standalone video wall solution or as an …

Vivotek Releases CC9160-H Low-Profile Network Camera

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Vivotek, a manufacturer of IP surveillance products, has added to its catalog through the introduction of its new CC9160-H 2MP network camera. Vivotek says that its latest product is a compact, low-profile solution that includes Trend Micro IoT Security, and it is available with the companion CC9160-H (HS) height strip. “Vivotek’s CC9160-H(HS) is especially designed for …

Snap One: Win More Surveillance Business

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With the rise in popularity of DIY security solutions, today’s security integrators have more competitive threats to consider than ever when it comes to selecting a vendor partner for their clients. ClareVision was developed to provide a professional solution at a competitive price with the ease, simplicity, and popular consumer facing features akin to DIY. ClareVision’s full lineup of ETL-Listed, …

i-PRO Brings AI to P/T/Z Cameras, Adds 35 New Devices to Lineup

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FUKUOKA, Japan — The global security equipment manufacturer i-PRO Co.  has added artificial intelligence (AI) to a completely revamped line of p/t/z cameras. The company says that in total it is releasing 35 new pan, tilt and zoom cameras that also feature smaller form factors than its previous generation of products. “i-PRO is continuing our commitment to constant innovation and …

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: Would-Be Thief Foiled by Booby-Trapped Truck

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In this week’s Top Surveillance Videos… There are few things more frustrating than being struck by a thief, especially when it’s repeatedly. When a man in New Orleans was struck with such luck, he decided to take matters into his own hands. The man had his truck broken into eight times in just three months. Fed up, he decided to …

Bosch Expands Inteox Line With 2 New Fixed Cameras

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FAIRPORT, N.Y. — Adding to its Inteox open camera series of products, Bosch has announced two new fixed cameras. The newly introduced Flexidome and Dinion Inteox 7100i IR cameras feature A.I. technologies to provide security professionals and their clients a choice of efficient and flexible surveillance products that can be used for indoor and outdoor applications. Bosch explains the cameras …

2022 Video Surveillance Deep Dive: COVID, Supply Struggles Put Dent in Profits

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As ubiquitous and analytics-enhanced as video surveillance has become in recent years, not even it could see the pandemic, labor shortage, supply chain or inflation hardships deeply impacting the business climate. While the security industry remains more resilient than most fields, it is certainly not immune to the effects of such significant — in some cases historic — upheaval to …

SSI’s 2022 Video Surveillance Deep Dive Report

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Like a technical snafu that undermines capturing a crime on “tape,” product supply is taking its toll on the security video surveillance market. While profit margins held steady, the average number of projects, scale and revenues all took hits in the wake of COVID and supply chain issues. The SSI 2022 Video Surveillance Deep Dive was conducted during April and …

Hanwha Techwin Debuts New Q Series Cameras Designed for ‘Flexibility’

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TEANECK, N.J. — Hanwha Techwin is expanding its Wisenet Q Series of bullet and dome cameras with a new NDAA-compliant model that is said to offer system installation and configuration flexibility, especially in high camera count video surveillance applications. The company says its new QNO-7012R 4MP IR bullet camera continues the Q Series’ approach of combining ease of use, cost-effectiveness …

Top 10 Security Stories From May 2022: ADT & Motorola Acquisitions, Smart Home Opportunities

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The top security stories from May 2022 include a nice mix of topics ranging from acquisitions and profiles, to smart home and emerging technologies. As always, there were several acquisitions made — and they were all by companies that have been on an acquisition spree over the past several years. ADT Commercial acquired Denver integrator Key-Rite Security to expand its …

NAPCO Unveils New HD WiFi Cameras & Video Doorbell

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AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — NAPCO Security Technologies (Nasdaq: NSSC) introduces its new professional NAPCO HD Video WiFi Cameras & Doorbell, now in-stock and available. The company says integrators can put video accounts online in less than 10 minutes and gain incremental RMR from residential and SMB accounts. The NAPCO HD video WiFi cameras & doorbell offer features, including, nightvision or new Ultra …

Clients Want 24/7 Peace of Mind and Security, and Integrators Want Reliable Income and Reduced Expenses

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As U.S. security system providers learned during the Great Recession of 2007-2009, security services are recession-proof. Now, amid a pandemic that has interrupted daily life and coincided with a statistical rise in crime nationwide, security for businesses and homes is a bigger concern than any time in recent memory. At the same time, security integrators can now increase the value …

How AI Is Helping Address Daily Threat of Industrial Fires

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In recent years, there has been major technological progress in the safety and security of large, complex premises. For too long, life-safety systems integrators have faced the challenges of gaps in coverage and how to bridge them. This applies to all aspects of on-site safety, but in an array of industrial and commercial environments, none pose a greater risk of …

i-PRO Debuts Pocket-Sized Mini AI Network Camera

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — i-PRO (formerly known as Panasonic i-PRO Sensing Solutions Corp. of America) announces its new mini network camera with AI. The company says its new, pocket-sized camera incorporates a full complement of AI analytics capabilities, and the product provides businesses, including retail, a small-format security camera that protects while provides organizational insight. “The i-PRO mini is disrupting …

Top 9 Surveillance Videos of the Week: 7-Year-Old Takes SUV on Joyride

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In this week’s Top Surveillance Videos… When you think about it, driving a vehicle is extremely dangerous, no matter who you are. It’s actually kind of amazing how nearly anyone (over the age of 16) is allowed to freely drive something that weighs thousands of pounds around public areas. There are already plenty of licensed people that are bad at …

Speco Technologies Announces HD-TVI Digital Video Recorders, D16VN

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AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — Meeting the demand for more NDAA compliant products, Speco Technologies has announced its new fully NDAA-compliant HD-TVI Digital Video Recorder, D16VN. The company says that its latest product is a 16-channel HD-TVI Digital Video Recorder that offers a range of storage capacities that spans from 2 terabytes (TBs) to 10 TBs.  Speco Technologies points out the new …

iDter Systems Announces Multi-Feature Detection Solution

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SAN BRUNO, Calif.—Bundling its Neo Guardian and Protector technologies, iDter Systems says it has released a feature-packed deterrence and detection camera that can be used for a range of security applications. The West Coast manufacturer says that its latest security solution incorporates 4K resolution capabilities, along with infrared illumination to support its use in night vision situations, as well as …

Powering Security – When A Switch is Not Enough

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Today’s security environment is much more than cameras. The many devices that are required to secure a location today require connection, integration and most importantly the power to run everything. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is the technology of choice because it can be deployed quickly and easily. However, most switches installed today do not supply power and even PoE switches …

Vivint Smart Home Launches Camera Products Powered by New Computer Vision Chip

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PROVO, Utah — Vivint Smart Home has introduced a selection of private-label products aimed at enhancing its already strong position in the smart home installation market. The company’s new lineup of company-branded equipment includes a new Doorbell Camera Pro, Outdoor Camera Pro, Spotlight Pro and Indoor Camera Pro. “Our goal has always been to take the guesswork out of smart home …