More than a third of adults involved in student transportation remember their school bus driver's name, according to a poll for First Student. Now and into the future, they will also acknowledge security cameras and their value on their buses. Besides providing a memorable experience, school buses are the safest way for children to get to and from school.
A major trend in the security integration channel has been the evolution of IP security surveillance cameras and Network Video Recorders (NVRs). Instead of using their own dedicated cabling, the devices are sharing the existing IP-based computer network infrastructure. The popularity and affordability of IP networking has driven security integrators to utilize existing Ethernet networks more and more.
Achieving security awareness around perimeters and outdoor areas comes down to timely, credible alerts with detail to respond appropriately to the level of threat. Knowing the nature and location of an intrusion is the key to forming an effective response.
This recording station appliance from Bosch manages an entire surveillance infrastructure, and is perfect for banks, retail environments, schools, gas stations, and any installation spread over multiple locations.
Sooner or later, it always happens with a technology discussion; we get to the alphabet soup section. There are a variety of storage options available, the most prevalent being –
1. Direct-Attached Storage (DAS),
2. Network-Attached Storage (NAS) and
3. Storage Area Networks (SAN).
The rate at which many technologies are evolving is astounding. Just think what today’s smartphone can do, how email and the Internet have changed our work lives, or how the fax machine — though useful — is now considered outdated. This rapid evolution brings us many new opportunities; it also raises the challenge of what to do with systems, technology and equipment that are still functional, but no longer as effective. Security and surveillance markets in particular are affected by these exponential advancements.
Here’s a highly discreet and affordable solution for monitoring indoor areas – retail stores, banks, hotels, office lobbies, restaurants and warehouses – to improve security and more effectively manage one or more locations.
CoxHealth, a long-time advocate of electronic surveillance, uses more than 300 video cameras to monitor its vast campus. But gaps in coverage and archiving constraints of its multi-DVR analog systems made it difficult to review weekly incident reports and quickly gather forensic video.
Police have arrested a homeless man in connection with a violent robbery of an elderly man in a Bronx apartment building earlier this month and that was captured on surveillance video. Cameron Roebuck, 20, faces robbery charges.
There are a number of aspects of 'conventional wisdom' in the realm of physical security that just don't add up, that smack of having their origins in "the salesman made me do it," which under close scrutiny turn out to be absolutely backwards or even dangerous.