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Expanding video surveillance in the enterprise market
For security and video surveillance systems, enterprise applications are the pinnacle. The enterprise market provides the most challenges; its customers are the most demanding. It also can provide the greatest rewards.
In the last couple of years, Hikvision USA has implemented an ambitious...Download
Video Surveillance: Lessons from the education market
The importance of physical security systems in the education market is a sign of our times. We live in an era when, sadly, the safety of school children cannot be taken for granted. Headlines about school violence remind us not to be complacent, and the threat of violence is just one aspect of...Download
Dangers of CSN-only smart card readers
This executive brief explores the security risks associated with using CSN instead of reading the data protected by security mechanisms.
When contactless smart cards are implemented and deployed properly, they represent one of the most secure identification technologies available....Download
9 Opportunities To Upgrade Your Access Control Technology
The technologies behind physical access control are constantly evolving. Smart card technology still reigns supreme, with good reason, as it meets the needs of many organisations today. But the steady stream of technological advances in access control means enterprises have a number of options...Download
Power Supply Systems White Papers
Vicon - PoE Switch : Total power consideration
With the growing demand for PoE-based devices, the offering of PoE switches has also grown. To add to this, the options to provide PoE+ as well as High Power PoE, make selecting the right switch an even more complicated task than before.
PoE is no longer a trend, it is part of the normal IP...Download
Veracity OUTREACH Ethernet and POE Extender for security products
Veracity's OUTREACHTM family of products frees network installers from the distance limitations of conventional Ethernet and Power over Ethernet (PoE). OUTREACH delivers an instant solution for anyone who needs to run Cat5 network connections beyond 100 metres (330 feet), requiring no set-up or...Download
Veracity: Power over Ethernet advantages and limitations
Power over Ethernet (PoE) compatibility has become commonplace as a feature of network devices in many technological fields, and, thanks to the adoption of a near-universal standard, PoE is a simple and robust means to implement power distribution in networked installations. Yet despite this,...Download
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