Technology continues to evolve at a pace that creates an environment where the abundance of choices and information can sometimes become overwhelming. Having a conversation about what current video surveillance technology can do in simple terms is helpful, as a security leader in charge of technology within the organization must sift through the available options and capabilities that weren’t readily available in the recent past.
Since it began operating in 2006 as Pennsylvania’s first slots casino, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has offered a little bit of everything. Spread across 300,000 square feet, the 24-hour gaming and entertainment complex boasts 2,500 slot machines, electronic blackjack and roulette and live harness racing, along with upscale restaurants, a food court and an expansive shopping area.
Start the New Year off right by upgrading your security system to the latest technology. Analog has been going out of style over the past few years because it is easier than ever to migrate to an IP solution.
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.
The eye in the sky can now see better than ever. New Internet protocol (IP)-based megapixel cameras are becoming more common in the casino environment, bringing with them advantages such as clearer images, better resolution and the ability to cover larger areas with fewer cameras. Surveillance systems that incorporate megapixel or high-definition (HD) cameras are better equipped to monitor fast-paced gaming action and better able to differentiate the suits of a playing card, the numbers on a die, or the quick moves of a cheater looking for an advantage over the casino.
Perfect for a wide range of applications, especially those involving complex, colorful or low light scenes, including city surveillance, arenas, airports, finance and banking facilities, and casinos, Dinion HD 1080p Day/Night IP cameras from Bosch combine full HD resolution images with excellent low light operation and color reproduction.
For the last four years, Axis Communications Inc., Chelmsford, Mass., has hosted the members of its A&E program at an annual technology summit. This year, the Axis A&E Technology Summit 2011 begin at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla., and then took to the high seas, as attendees enjoyed a three-day cruise to the Bahamas aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Monarch of the Seas vessel.
Advances in IP video technology have expanded the use of video surveillance from the closed circuit television (CCTV) application, to applications that can improve virtually every aspect of a business – streamlining operations to increased protection and safety of facilities, inventory and staff.