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Internet of Things (IoT)

Internet of Things (IoT) is a futuristic vision of intense automation designed with a view to refine our workflows intelligently on a day to day basis. Imagine a future where all your daily physical objects will have an IP addresses so that they communicate with other similar devices and systems over the internet, in turn optimising every aspect of your daily routine. With the dawn of IoT, you no longer have to maintain your home appliances or worry about re-stocking your refrigerators as IoT will meet all your need before you even realise.

In the modern world, IoT is playing an increasingly central role to encompass diverse range of devices and security systems are believed to be a fertile ground for IoT expansion. Cyber and physical security solutions are being tested to work together to develop a complete real time security intelligence.

Looking at the growing trend of IoT (Internet of Things), these series of articles focus on what IoT is, what benefits it can offer security professionals and how governments are using this to improve safety, sustainability, efficiency, mobility and the overall quality of life.

Internet of Things (IoT) - Applications
Mirasys’ Video Management Solution boosts hotel performance, safety and securityMirasys’ Video Management Solution boosts hotel performance, safety and security
If hotel management needs to implement efficient security measures without making guests uncomfortable, with Mirasys Video Management Software...
Internet of Things (IoT) - News
Johnson Controls supports National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October
15 October, 2017: Johnson Controls, which offers a holistic system approach to cyber security through its Cyber Protection Program for security products, is pleased to support National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October. ...
Five emerging terrorism trends security professionals must anticipate
What drives terrorism? It's a question asked by governments, individuals, militaries and businesses. Terrorist tactics and tradecraft constantly evolve to respond to external forces that enable, constrain and otherwise...
Mark Douglas joins Texecom as Sales Director
5 October, 2017: Texecom is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Douglas as Sales Director.   Mark joins Texecom from Pareto Law, where he was responsible for development and delivery of a range of...
Cybersecurity and artificial intelligence key security themes at ASIS 2017
4 October, 2017: As the dust settles after ASIS 2017 in Dallas, most agree it was a good show. It was different in some respects from previous shows, but several of the changes seemed to work well. Launching the exhibition...
Texecom hires Michael Stembridge as Technical Director
4 October, 2017: Texecom has announced the appointment of Michael Stembridge as Technical Director. Michael joins Texecom from sister Halma company Avire, a global manufacturer of safety, display and monitoring solutions...
Critical Network of Things: Why you must rethink your IoT security strategy
In a world where hacking and denial of service are everyday threats, many feel that it is about time for the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) to undergo a reality check over its strategy and promotion before disaster...
Johnson Controls exhibits intelligent security solutions at ASIS 2017
27 September, 2017: Johnson Controls will attend and exhibit its security solutions at ASIS International's 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Dallas, TX from September 25-28, 2017. This is the first time that Johnson Controls will...
InfoSecurity Russia 2017: Expert sessions, workshops and seminars discussing industry trends and challenges
28 September, 2017: InfoSecurity Russia 2017 held on September 19-21 in Moscow, Russia has been a smashing success with 6445 visitor registrations and over 11500 pre-arranged meetings. Their team was pleased to gather a...
HID Global introduces cloud-based card issuance at ASIS 2017
26 September, 2017: We can add another technology category to those aspects of the physical security market on the verge of being changed by cloud technology. The new category is the printing and encoding of ID cards. HID Global...
Honeywell Digital Video Manager latest release enables smart building surveillance
26 September, 2017: Honeywell, a global provider of connected buildings, announced an enhanced version of Honeywell Digital Video Manager (DVM) that offers smarter security and surveillance capabilities for today’s increasingly...
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Now shipping: Arecont MegaVideo 4K with SNAPstream, NightView and WDR
Now shipping: Arecont MegaVideo 4K with SNAPstream, NightView and WDR

The 8.3MP/1080p MegaVideo® 4K dual mode network camera is the new generation of Arecont Vision’s MegaVideo cameras. This fully compliant implementation of H.264 (MPEG-4, Part 10) provides full 3840 x 2160 megapixel resolution at full video frame rates of 30 frames per second (fps) at 8MP and 60fps while in 1080p binning mode.

3 ultra high-definition IP lenses

The series combines a day/night mechanical IR cut filter with a choice of three ultra-high definition P-iris lenses for precise, optimal image quality. MegaVideo 4K performs exceptionally well in very low-light thanks to NightView™, making it capable of covering areas where very little light is present.

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