Remote video monitoring

ISC West 2018 focuses on physical security along with IoT and cloud-based solutions

Friday marked the closing day of ISC West 2018. ISC West, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), the largest converged security event of the year, experienced its biggest and most successful year to date. On the heels of ISC West being named to Trade Show Executive’s Next 50 List for Attendance Growth in 2017, this year included a larger show floor with more exhibits than ever before (an additional 4K square feet from last year), growth in featured areas (Unmanned Security...

OnSSI showcases Ocularis v5.5 VMS at ISC West 2018

OnSSI is displaying the latest VMS technology enabling the improved management and security of network video surveillance and security systems at ISC West (booth #13074). The company’s flagship Ocularis v5.5 VMS sets new benchmarks in performance and control with new automation features that encompass system integration, operational workflow, security and system health, as well as improvements in image quality, bandwidth usage and storage requirements. The technology innovations in Oculari...

Sielox offers layered approach to access control solutions at ISC West 2018

Sielox LLC, a provider of integrated access control solutions and lockdown systems, is featuring its latest solutions at ISC West 2018 (booth #7103), April 11-13 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. A new First-to-Market integration with Allegion will enable Sielox to help improve perimeter security in the K-12 market by integrating with the Von Duprin Remote Undogging (RU) and Remote Monitoring (RM) options. Using Pinnacle, Sielox’s premier access control and security management software, end...

Arteco to unveil intelligent solutions and software integrations at ISC West 2018

Arteco, a global provider of video event management solutions, has announced a wide range of intelligent solutions and integrations that propel the advanced capabilities of tomorrow’s security operations centre (SOC). Video surveillance data is more in-demand than ever as organisations across the globe find new ways to leverage video information. Gaining rapid access to the most relevant video data when needed is critical to empowering quick response and informed business decisions. At th...

Genetec to exhibit market-specific security solutions at ISC West 2018

At ISC West 2018, visitors to the Genetec Inc. booth #26065 will be able to learn about the company’s new range of market-specific solutions specifically developed to address the needs of airports, cities, educational institutions, retailers, and transportation customers. “By leveraging the growing availability of valuable yet untapped sources of data, these portfolios create a host of new opportunities for organisations to find synergies between their security, operations, and busi...

Manything demonstrates innovative cloud surveillance solutions at ISC West 2018

Manything, providers of cloud video recording and remote monitoring services with more than 850,000 registered users globally, is introducing Manything Pro at this year’s ISC West show (booth #34061). With six years of cloud video expertise, Manything is now empowering professional security dealers and integrators to offer remote viewing and offsite cloud surveillance recording, creating a new source of Recurring Monthly Revenue (RMR), with extreme ease. Remote monitoring with mobile acc...

Round Table Discussions

How does the residential/smart home market impact commercial security?

The residential/smart home market is undergoing revolutionary transformation, with a flood of new products and technologies helping to make our homes more connected, easier to manage and, yes, smarter. These massive steps forward provide challenges, and also opportunities, for the security industry, which has played a major role in protecting homes and residents for decades. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How are changes in the residential/smart home market impacting securit...

What are the most valuable features of cloud security?

Cloud computing has been around since the turn of the millennium. Over the years, the concept of storing and accessing programs over the Internet (instead of using an on-premises computer system) has grown in almost every realm of business. Some might say the physical security industry has come late to the party, delayed in some instances by (misguided?) concerns about cybersecurity of cloud systems. The bandwidth needed to transfer video to the cloud has also been a challenge. We asked this wee...

How can IP networked systems adapt to lost connectivity?

IP network dependability matters in physical security and safety applications, given that a company’s assets and people are at risk. There have been strides in the areas of network dependability, fault-tolerance, reliability, and survivability. However, networks (or affordable ones, at any rate) still cannot ensure near-100 percent uptime, which is why system designers acknowledge and plan for the possibility of a network outage. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: How can/...