Scallop Imaging News

2015 WSC Women of the Year winners to be honoured at ISC West 2015

The award program lauds the top female professionals in the security market in a variety of categories The Women’s Security Council, a network of successful professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the security industry, is delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 WSC Women of the Year awards. The award program lauds the top female professionals in the security market in a variety of categories. This year’s 2015 Women of the Year include...

What do you expect to be the "big news" coming out of ISC West this year?

The U.S. physical security market will be focused on Las Vegas this week and the big ISC West trade show for 2015. But what should attendees expect when they get to Sin City? We asked our panelists for their insights into what will be making “big news” at this year’s show. Fortunately, the suspense is almost over!

How to avoid counterfeit security products?

“Buyer beware” is always good advice in the security marketplace – or in life for that matter. But the age-old warning is more timely than ever in our age of global commerce and given our fragmented market with thousands of products manufactured all over the world. Complicating the picture: our market is also inching toward commodisation and facing downward pricing that shrinks margins for manufacturers. So the question becomes: When is an item merely a good deal or somehow &ld...

Scallop Imaging Webinar: "Introduction to Innovation: A Sneak Peek at Scallop Imaging's Latest Technologies" announced

The company will present information of two new products, D14-180 day/night camera and D4-120 corner camera Scallop Imaging, the pioneer in distributed imaging technology, announced recently a new webinar “Introduction to Innovation: A Sneak Peek at Scallop Imaging’s Latest Technologies” at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The company will present information outlining the recent release of two new products, the D14-180 day/night camera and the D4-120...

Scallop Imaging D14-180 and D4-120 IP video cameras

Scallop Imaging, the pioneer in distributed imaging technology platforms, introduces the company’s latest IP video surveillance cameras, the D14-180 day/night camera and the D4-120 corner camera. Combining extreme low-light capability with selectable full-colour and monochrome high-resolution panoramic definition, the D14-180 is a 7-megapixel, day/night camera that provides a 180-degree field of view without fisheye distortion. At night, it delivers extreme low-light capability for record...

What is the most surprising development you have seen in the security marketplace in the last 12 months? What is the impact of that development?

This week brought a big surprise to the security and video surveillance market; specifically, the announcement of Canon’s plans to acquire iconic IP camera manufacturer Axis. But surprises happen all the time, especially in a dynamic, technology-driven market like physical security. Those who have been involved in this market for many years have often been surprised, for better or worse, at the various twists and turns over time. It’s part of what keeps life interesting! This week, w...

What are the current limitations of cloud-based systems? How will the situation change over the next five years?

There’s a cloud hanging over the security market. Or rather, The Cloud is portending great change for our market (and other markets, too). But with all the talk about cloud-based systems, limitations still linger along the path to optimum implementation in the security market. We asked our panelists to reflect on those limitations and look ahead five years to how the situation is likely to change. From bandwidth and connectivity challenges, to geographic limitations and even a need to chan...

Scallop Imaging deploys surveillance cameras at University of Massachusetts Boston

UMass Boston installed Scallop imaging surveillance cameras in the Atrium Café seating area With a strong reputation for innovative research addressing complex urban issues, the University of Massachusetts Boston offers its diverse, 17,000-student population both an intimate learning environment and the rich experience of a great American city. As the “front door” of the university, the student Campus Centre welcomes students, faculty, staff, and visitors to...

Scallop Imaging adds two new manufacturer’s representative firms – Ken Massrey Associates and TMG Sales Agents

KMA will leverage its team of video surveillance sales experts to drive new opportunity Scallop Imaging, the pioneer in distributed imaging technology, recently announced the addition of two new manufacturer’s representative firms – Ken Massrey Associates and TMG Sales Agents. Based in Irvine, Calif., and founded in 1989, Ken Massrey Associates (KMA) has a high-level of expertise in the security industry. KMA will leverage its team of video surveillance sales expe...

Security is better than ever! The industry is optimistic looking to 2015

Dozens of suppliers, dealers, installers and industry organisations participated in our First Annual Security Market Review and Forecast 2014 was a great time to be in the security industry, and 2015 will be even better. This is the optimistic view shared among industry leaders contacted by SourceSecurity.com and asked to reflect on the market in 2014 and to look ahead to the New Year. Dozens of suppliers, dealers, installers and industry organisations participated in our...

Women’s Security Council opens nominations for 2015 Women of the Year awards

The WSC Women of the Year Award recipients will be honoured during ISC West 2015 in Las Vegas The Women’s Security Council, a network of successful security professionals focused on promoting the advancement of women in the industry, has opened nominations for its 2015 Women of the Year awards. The annual initiative is aimed at recognising the top female professionals in the physical security industry in a variety of categories. The WSC Women of the Year Award recipient...

Security market shifting from reactive to proactive solutions

Winning companies are those that continue to be proactive rather than reactive to the changing security environment Scallop 2014/2015 Review and Forecast: In the last few years, we have seen a number of developments in the security industry – including organisations taking a more proactive approach to security. As a result, the demand for surveillance solutions has continued to grow at a high rate and, in turn, the data being collected has hit record levels. As...