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How Access Control Systems Work

Access control systems are made to control passage into, or out of, an area. The 4 parts of an access control system include: credentials, readers, control panel, and door locks. Credentials include prox card, magnetic strip card, fingerprint, fob, smartphone, or pin. Readers include card reader,...

Parking Lot Security Camera Case Study: Delta Shores

JUST THE FACTS: Customer: Delta Shores Challenge: A 1-million-square-foot shopping center required a video surveillance system to better secure parking lots and reduce loitering. Solution: Leveraging technology to develop a wireless video surveillance solution with video analytics capabilities. Results: Substantial reductions in crime and loitering at the Delta Shores retail center. CUSTOMER CHALLENGE Delta Shores,...

California cannabis security plan

The Guide to California Cannabis Security

Article headlines proclaim California’s legalization of marijuana has led to the demise of the “Wild West” of weed. In many ways, this is true; dealing in cannabis was once a crime, but it’s now a legitimate and lucrative business and viable career option complete with...

Video Analytics and Avigilon Appearance Search

"It’s all about the analytics," states Gary Sherry. As regional sales manager in the San Francisco Bay Area for Avigilon.com, a Motorola Solutions company, Sherry works for one of the premier video analytics companies in the world. The Vancouver, B.C., Canada-based company has designed, developed and manufactured advanced...