Security installation

Pivot3’s large-scale surveillance solution to support enterprise-class video deployments

Pivot3 has announced the release of its new large-scale surveillance solution. Designed to support video surveillance and security deployments of 500TB or more, the platform provides the performance, resiliency, scalability and ease of use that is required for large-scale environments at a lower cost than any other enterprise solution. Cost-effective video surveillance Available solutions for large video surveillance and security systems are typically cost-prohibitive. While costs can be redu...

Development of integrated thermal imaging technology into evolving market verticals

Global and domestic threats have highlighted the need for tighter security across all verticals. One of the technologies that has redefined situational awareness and intrusion detection is thermal imaging. Once a technology exclusively manufactured for the military operations, thermal cameras today are deployed across hundreds of security applications and continue to see strong demand in existing and emerging commercial markets. With thermal technology, security personnel can see in complete...

Viking Electronics launches vandal resistant E-60-IP Series VoIP entry phones

The E-60-IP Series are compact, vandal resistant VoIP entry phones designed to provide quick and reliable handsfree communication for SIP VoIP phone systems with PoE. “These double gang IP entry phones are a great solution for both residential and commercial applications, plus – there’s four different finishes to choose from.” – Allison Trapani, Marketing Design Coordinator, Viking Electronics, Inc. When the button is pushed, the E-60-IP dials a programmed phone nu...

Where is it inappropriate to install video cameras?

Video cameras are everywhere, and hundreds more are installed every day. Our society appears to be reaching a point of perpetual surveillance. It certainly feels as if we are always being watched even though it is not yet the case. But as cameras are becoming more common than ever, we are also entering a new era of privacy concerns and sensitivities, as evidenced by GDPR and other such initiatives. We presented this quandary to this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: Surveillance cameras can...

How SecuriThings boosts cybersecurity across multiple IoT devices

As Internet of Things (IoT) devices go, networked video cameras are particularly significant. Connected to the internet and using on-board processing, cameras are subject to infection by malware and can be targeted by Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Hacking of cameras also threatens privacy by allowing unauthorised access to video footage. The performance of hacked cameras can be degraded, and they may become unable to communicate properly when needed. Ensuring cybersecurity is a...

What are the security challenges of the hospitality market?

Hospitality businesses work to provide a safe and pleasant customer experience for their guests. Hotels offer a “home away from home” for millions of guests every day around the world. These are businesses of many sizes and types, providing services ranging from luxury accommodations to simple lodging for business travelers to family vacation experiences. Hospitality businesses also include restaurants, bars, movie theaters and other venues. Security needs are varied and require tech...