Technology is always evolving. As time marches onward, so does human curiosity, ingenuity, and determination. One concept that has been overlooked or de-emphasized is the notion of systems integration. You may be familiar with unifying access control systems with fire… Read More
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While technology in security equipment is always improving, the equipment on its own will not always bring results. To take advantage of the full potential of new cameras and techniques, users must know the advantages and limitations of the equipment… Read More
Until recently, actionable video analytics had been little more than a security operator’s dream. The technology just was not there to produce the desired results. However, as technology has improved and those dreams began to come down to Earth, the… Read More
When it comes to surveillance systems, one of the biggest challenges can be adequately covering an outdoor perimeter. Among the primary challenges associated with designing an effective perimeter surveillance system are: The sheer size of most outdoor perimeters makes it… Read More
Traditional outdoor surveillance cameras are good for detecting intruders at least until the sun goes down. When it does you’re faced with a decision to either light the area you’re trying to observe artificially, which can be expensive and impractical, or accept reduced visibility from your camera, which leaves you vulnerable. However, there is a third option that will keep your surveillance operations running 24/7 and even in bad weather: infrared thermal imaging cameras.