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Software House’s NetVue video integration software secures Westchester County, NY

Software House’s NetVue allows integration of access system with the Intellex units A fire alarm led to the evacuation of employees and members of the public from the main government executive building in New York’s Westchester County. Using a new integrated security system, public safety officials were able to check video associated with the event. Within seconds they saw that an elderly woman had mistakenly pulled an alarm, thinking it was necessary to enter an a...

American Dynamics Intellex Ultra digital video management systems improve public safety at BIDMC

American Dynamics’ security system has proven beneficial in investigations of civil liability cases When Paul Baratta signed on as director of Public Safety for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), he set out to bring a greater sense of security to staff and patients alike. Previously, the hospital had two distinct security systems that did not communicate. There was no way to secure sensitive areas while still allowing people to visit patients and conduct other...

American Dynamics and Software House security systems safeguard the Department of Correction in Valhalla, NY

Software House’s C•CURE 800 access control system provides security to DOC In the early 1990s, the Westchester County Department of Correction (DOC) in Valhalla, N.Y., was hardly a model of efficient security. The complex access control system hampered security efforts and the proprietary system forced security officials to use only cards and equipment from one particular vendor. The costly, four-building Westchester DOC system consisted of four buildings: the maxi...

American Dynamics video solutions installed at baseball stadiums in Panama

Video solutions from American Dynamics would enable stadiums to record and manage IP video In late 2011, the Baseball World Cup was one of just two sanctioned major world championship events by the International Baseball Federation. As the governing body for bat-and-ball sports, it is the only organisation that can present the title of "World Champion" to any baseball team delegated to represent a nation. Hosted by Panama, the tournament draws 16 participating teams from...

ADT wins five-year contract to provide electronic security to the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center

Over the life of contract, ADT expects to install video surveillance cameras, access card readers, alarms, sensors Future Proofing It’s a long way from today’s suburb of Denver to the 1970s of artist Andy Warhol. But he may have had good advice for Robin Brown: “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Brown, director of electronic security at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center,...

American Dynamics Video Management System Monitors Skechers USA Inc. Facility In California

Skechers’ security staff is able to view, manage, and control recorded video from five VideoEdge NVRs As one of the leading footwear companies in America, Skechers USA Inc.’s latest distribution facility in Rancho Belago, Calif., moves a mountain of shoes each day. This high-volume center is designated as a U.S. foreign trade zone, which requires specific and measurable security standards as set down by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. Introduction...

American Dynamics digital video management system simplifies security monitoring at Clearwater Casino Resort

After receiving bids, the Intellex Digital Video Management System from American Dynamics was chosen for the casino Clearwater Casino Resort’s new system simplifies casino monitoring and forges a path for digital technology. Suquamish Clearwater Resort, located on the Port Madison Indian Reservation overlooking Puget Sound, Wash., serves as an escape for vacationers looking to relax and test their 1uck. The resort features an 85-room hotel, full-service spa, four re...

Software House upgrades security system at Harvard University

Harvard University Police upgraded its security system based on the C•CURE 800 access control system When a student at Harvard University had her picture identification card either lost or stolen, she quickly reported it to the proper authorities. But within days, the card, by then deactivated, was being used in a vain attempt to open doors across campus. Each attempt to enter a restricted area was noted immediately through the access control system monitored by the Harv...

American Dynamics Illustra 610 day/night cameras secure County of Maui

 Illustra 610 day/night cameras perform in low-light conditions and are cost effective Together, the County of Maui and its integrator company, Security Resources, enlisted the help of Don Coker, president of Seevide Inc., and decided on American Dynamics Illustra 610 day/night cameras.  There are eight main islands that make up Hawaii and four of those islands are a part of the County of Maui: Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Kahoolawe. Together, the islands encompass appr...

American Dynamics unveils 5MP Illustra 825 Fisheye camera

American Dynamics, part of the Security Products business unit of Tyco, the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security company, announces the introduction of the Illustra 825 Fisheye Camera, a sophisticated camera that provides exceptional video quality and ultra-smooth digital pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) movements for capturing real-time 180°/360° panoramic views of wide areas. American Dynamics brings the reputation for high quality video to the 360° panorama product class. W...

Tyco video and intrusion systems allow single interface management of entire security at Cougar Helicopters

Kantech access control, American Dynamics video, and DSC intrusion detection systems were used to enhance safety Introduction Newfoundland & Labrador based commercial service provider Cougar Helicopters doesn't take safety and security lightly. Operating a helicopter service in the midst of some of the world's most challenging weather has developed several strengths in Cougar Helicopters. Proactive safety, flexibility and innovation have become watchwords for Cougar's high...

American Dynamics security system helps combat drug trafficking at Avianca Airlines

Avianca installed American Dynamics SpeedDome cameras and Intellex digital video management systems Avianca Airlines has a powerful tool to fight drug trafficking. Using state-of-the-art American Dynamics CCTV surveillance cameras and digital video management systems from Tyco International, airline authorities can stop illegal activities and provide visual evidence to prosecute drug smugglers. The largest airline in Colombia, South America, Avianca operates out of several in...