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10 Reasons Why Your Business Should Consider A Wireless Alarm System

If it’s time to install a new security system for your business, you might want to look at wireless alarm systems. Wireless alarms are excellent choices for several reasons - and not just because they look sleeker. Hardwired alarm systems have long been the system of use for most commercial applications – and in many cases still are. But with the proliferation and constant improvements in wireless systems, there are many situations where a wireless alarm system may be right...

Onvif Profile T

What Does The New ONVIF Profile T Cover?

At the end of this past October, ONVIF finalized the release of Profile T, the latest part of the ONVIF Standard. First introduced in 2008 as an open collaboration between some of the most trusted names in the security industry, ONVIF sought to create an industry-wide standard for IP surveillance cameras and hardware, in order to ensure compatibility amongst brands. Profile T comes during a time of rapid increase and innovation in video streaming and analytics intelligence, offering more feature...

Jacksonville Rolls Out New Security System with Latest Technology

It may sound a good deal like sci-fi, but it’s not; cities and local governments around the country are putting security technology to good use, creating surveillance systems that cover high-traffic areas and other areas of importance. The city of Jacksonville, Florida, has been the latest to get in on the action, announcing they are seeking $3 million in camera upgrades to improve their city’s surveillance system, which they call a Real-Time Crime Center.According to city officials and police, the...

Physical Security Equipment Industry Growing To $64 Billion By 2022

Future Market Insights recently released their findings regarding the growth of the Physical Security Equipment and projected that it will reach a massive $65 billion in the United States by 2022. As of 2016, it was only $53 billion, signaling a growth of over 20% in only 6 years.This growth is largely being driven by increased demand for and popularity of access control systems in businesses of all sizes, as well as increased demand for surveillance systems and equipment in...

Sharing Security Feeds With Law Enforcement

A dominant trend in the security world in recent years has been the advent of city-wide surveillance systems. These systems are designed to monitor high-traffic areas and downtowns of cities where crime has been a problem and provide police with the constant vigilance necessary to prevent crimes and respond to incidents in progress – within minutes. Most of these public surveillance systems have been installed by police and paid for by public funds, but in recent years a new phenomenon...