If you’re involved with security systems (procurement, design or installation), this article looks at what market segments they may fall in and where you can go to learn more about the “standards” that apply to a product or its installation.
Building schools involves some unique parameters. The budget is often inflexible, the completion date and interim milestones are based on school semesters, and project management may be left to the architect, who has built-in conflicts regarding errors and omissions in the drawings.
As commercial, industrial and educational facilities become more dependent on information technology (IT) equipment for performing the day-to-day tasks, the quality of electrical supply that powers these growing loads becomes more of a factor.
On Oct. 31, 2002, a 15-year-old boy was shot in the stomach by another 15-year-old at Lincoln High School in Jersey City, N.J. The next day, another student was attacked blocks from campus. The incidents caused a community outcry, prompting calls for heightened security.
A new closed circuit over twisted pair (CCTP) surveillance system developed by data communications distributor Anixter Inc., in conjunction with manufacturer partners Philips CSI, Belden Wire & Cable, and Middle Atlantic, effectively melds digital closed circuit (CCTV) technology with a local ar
Networking and digitization continues to revolutionize closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance. Systems can be scaled to the application and integrated with other voice-data products to satisfy a host of needs that range from security and video management to identification and accountability.
Industry trends suggest business-savvy electrical contractors may procure additional work by educating staff members about programming software for security systems, allowing their clients one-stop shopping for access-control systems installation.
Adaptive technology is easier to install, cheaper to use and ecologically correct If nothing else, security scares have proven to be good for contractors installing motion detectors and intrusion-control systems.
Over the past few years, the biometrics industry has experienced significant activity, resulting in myriad new applications as the demand for these products has increased. This trend is still on the rise, going full speed ahead.
Technology convergence means practical solutions A fiber optic system guards Naval operations on the Atlantic coastline. A corporate executive shoots video and transmits the live images instantly, across the country.
In no other market has technology advanced as quickly as in digital video and closed circuit television video (CCTV) surveillance. Digital signal processing is state-of-the-art and beyond, and cameras are nearly end-to-end digital.
Effective physical security protection starts on the outside and perimeter of a facility and is part of an integrated solution. Here, gates and gate-control operators are definitely a deterrent and can be used to limit who and what comes and goes into the protected premises.
Ft. Lee, New Jersey, Nov. 11, 2002––ReefEdge, Inc., an industry leader in wireless network infrastructure solutions, today announced the results of a Wireless LAN (WLAN) survey of 935 IT professionals conducted via the company's website. Wireless LANs were widely deployed among the respondents.