With treatment plans still far from being perfected, clinical trials just getting underway, and a discovered vaccine a year or so out, preventive methods and detections — in addition to social distancing and donning facial masks — are needed now more than ever in the war against the COVID-19 and any future epidemic outbreaks.
The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to be a driving force behind smart buildings, with the ability to optimize all areas of building operations – from HVAC to surveillance, offering massive potential for facility owners and system integrators to create added value for customers. While goals such as reducing energy consumption and space utilization are still priorities, building owners and operators are searching for solutions to help make workspaces and common areas safe and useable, abiding by new health and safety guidelines. Security professionals are also searching for ways to leverage and augment their technology infrastructure to contribute to the overall safety of their facility, beyond the traditional capabilities of access control and surveillance.
M&T Bank Stadium, home of the Baltimore Ravens, has been recognized by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with a SAFETY Act Designation, acknowledging excellence in gameday security practices.
As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout the world, hospitals are struggling to provide patient care, ensure the health and safety of medical personnel, and protect vital supplies from theft.
In the video surveillance world, data is growing rapidly due to the proliferation of surveillance cameras in both public and private spaces, the increased use of police body cameras and dash cams, and ever higher-resolution on all of these. In the U.S. alone, the surveillance marketplace is expected to grow to $68 billion by 2023.
UPS and CVS Health Corporation said UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward will use drones to deliver prescription medicines from a CVS pharmacy to The Villages, Florida for the largest U.S. retirement community, home to more than 135,000 residents. The service will use Matternet’s M2 drone system.
A new survey found that with increased digitalization, public transport is getting smarter and safer than ever. According to the research report, 82 percent of respondents have shifted to digital or hybrid video systems, as compared with 73 percent in 2015. Digitalization of the technology is improving the overall security, leading to an increase in safety and happiness among passengers and staff.
SafeCity is a community focused program dedicated to fostering the safety, revitalization and continued growth of local business corridors in Savannah, Georgia. Video cameras are being placed in strategic locations throughout the community and access to this footage will be offered for free and made available to participants during the Covid-19 health crisis.
This month in Security magazine, meet 13 female executives who are succeeding in security leadership roles. How are they contributing to the safety and success of their enterprise and to the industry? Also, experts discuss radio frequency threats, mental health during the global pandemic, the future of security networking, zero trust, AI and more.