All Hollywood blockbusters capture images in an action-oriented environment and use those images to tell a story. In the Theater of Surveillance, deployment of new technologies in lights, cameras and action-analytics produce blockbuster results, improving safety and security for people and property.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan to revamp New York City’s bridges and tunnels, including equipping 10 bridges and tunnels leading into the city with facial recognition and license plate reading technology.
Results from research at the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Criminology show that the use by officers of body-worn cameras is associated with a 93% reduction in citizen complaints against police.
College campuses historically have been shy about emphasizing their security policies and procedures, not wanting anxious parents or prospective students to think that a visible security force, camera equipment or other evidence of being watchful means their students are particularly vulnerable.
What does Dr. Park Dietz, one of the world’s foremost forensic psychiatrists, want you to know about mitigating workplace violence? Read his guide on warning signs and prevention, along with features and columns on RFID technology, mobile credential standards, security convergence, CSO interview questions and more in our February 2017 edition of Security magazine.