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What Is The ONVIF Standard?

ONVIF stands for Open Network Video Interface Forum and is an open industry forum for determining how IP cameras and other security products communicate with each other, as well as with video management systems (VMS) and access control systems. It was founded in 2008 by...

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How Burglar Alarms Work

Ever wondered how burglar alarms work? They come in wide variety of configurations, but generally how alarms work is with a network of motion detectors and door and window sensors integrated with a control panel. These elements all work together as one system to detect...

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Why a Restaurant Security System Is Essential

The restaurant business is already a notoriously hard business to make a profit in. As a restaurateur, you’re familiar with the various threats to your establishment. Employee theft, burglary and intrusion, customer disputes and even false liability lawsuits stemming from the on-the-job hazards of hot...

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4 Tips For Healthcare and Hospital Security

Healthcare and hospital security is no easy task. Integrated security systems must work together to protect patients, doctors, and visitors as well as medications, equipment, and data. Security cameras, access control points, and alarms must all work together to keep the building secure without hampering...