Where there is darkness, light. Or, at least, actionable security video boasting higher quality images at night. George Carlin, as the hippy dippy weatherman, had his spot-on prediction: “Weather forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight.” Add an additional nighttime forecast of likely chance of greater crime risk, too.
Security continues to be a top priority in K-12 and higher education facilities across the country as school boards and administrations are looking for better and more cost-efficient means to protect students, personnel and assets.
For Chanda Litten, light rail in Sacramento is the way to get around although she was sometimes faced with characters who made her uneasy. “It’s really dark, and you see some undesirables,” she reported to a local TV station. “It doesn’t happen often, but when it does it can be very scary.” Norm Leong, the head of Regional Transit Police in Sacramento, California, plans to improve the system through use of more video and patrol coordination with local police.
This audio classification software integrates microphones, select Axis IP cameras and leading video management software to analyze noises through advanced algorithms, detecting specific sounds such as verbal aggression.
The Axis Communications Design Tool has been completely retooled to provide system designers with much more information on Axis Camera installations. Please join us for this demonstration of the powerful new tool from Axis engineered to take the guesswork out of surveillance systems. Read More
AXIS Camera Station training is an introduction course developed for salespersons and system designers. The course will give you the skills you need to successfully deploy and manage a small to mid-size video surveillance system. The training is carried out through a mix of presentations and hands-on exercises. Read More
The indoor AXIS Q1602 and the outdoor-ready AXIS Q1602-E are designed for video surveillance in difficult conditions, where users require color information in the video to enhance recognition and identification of objects. AXIS Q1602/-E cameras deliver progressive scan image quality at D1 (720 x 576) resolution. They incorporate Axis' unique Lightfinder technology, which makes AXIS Q1602/-E cameras sensitive to low light, effectively allowing the cameras to "see" even in dark conditions. Read More
Not all employees are saboteurs or malicious actors, but without education, unwitting employees could cause just as much damage as a targeted data theft in the long run. Read how to prevent this in the August 2015 issue of Security. Also read how building stronger relationships with local and national law enforcement can aid in school security awareness and response, learn about the dangers of continuing to use old credit card terminals, and see the ASIS International 2015 product review.