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ISC West Day 1 Sees Large Crowds Exploring Product Releases, Cybersecurity And Security Technology Education

ISC West was hopping on its first day, with crowded aisles, packed booths and plenty of news to share. Much of the news consists of product announcements resulting from the rapid pace of technology development in the physical security market. It was enough to cause sensory overload. Educating Integrators And End Users About Security Technology Technology is moving so fast that it’s understandable integrators, not to mention end users, might struggle to digest it all and apply it to thei...

Milestone XProtect Helps Rosenthal & Rosenthal To Move From Analog To Digital Surveillance

Rosenthal has Milestone XProtect Business version 3.1 for a 16 camera license and the PMA Rosenthal & Rosenthal, located in busy mid-town Manhattan's Herald Square, is the largest privately owned financial factoring company in the USA. Founded in 1938, they now have over 200 employees. Just over a year ago, they began implementing proper automation of the business, increasing revenues with greater efficiency. Part of this business strategy included making the decision...

Surveillance Technology Advancements In 2016 To See Greater Accuracy In Analytics Applications

Overall, 2015 was an interesting year for the security industry and Panasonic. We’ve seen some exciting advancements in surveillance technology, including a strong uptick in body-worn cameras for law enforcement. The transition to IP cameras continues; but with economic ups and downs, we also saw customers hanging on to existing systems longer than expected, so providing support and helping them migrate at their own pace will continue to be a priority for us. From a global perspective, the...

How Latest NVR Technologies Adapt To Storage Challenges And Other Developments In The Current Security Market

NVRs make it easy to benefit from HD solutions and integrations to access control, alarm systems, intercoms and other technologies Developments in the IP video camera market have a direct impact on the other components in a system. With the emergence of higher definition cameras – whether 4K cameras or 8K or even higher – the market now needs back-end devices that can perform the decoding work. Also, more intelligence is needed, including smart functions such as pe...

6 Reasons Preconfigured NVR Appliances Can Boost The Performance Of Video Surveillance Systems

NVRs come preinstalled with latest software releases to minimize setup time Looking for a perfect marriage of hardware and software for a video management system application? A preconfigured network video recorder (NVR) appliance may fit the bill. Consider these advantages of going the NVR appliance route, as suggested by vendor companies contacted by SourceSecurity.com. 1. Greater Freedom Of Deployment NVRs provide more application flexibility – because the recorders...

Role Of NVR In Transitioning From Analog To IP Surveillance Without Compromising On Security And Budgetary Needs

NVR appliances ease analog to IP transition by providing end users with a hybrid-ready product There should be a palatable migration path from a large installed base of analog to the latest IP technology. The biggest missed opportunity related to network video recorder (NVR) NVR appliances in the video surveillance marketplace is effectively using existing analog camera investments while transitioning to the network. For example, IP encoders can be utilized as a bridg...

NVR Appliances – Expanding Functionalities Ensure Savings For End-Users And Value For Dealers & Integrators

NVR appliances are increasingly importantfor businesses incorporating a well-roundedphysical security plan  A major, oft-mentioned advantage of network video recorder (NVR) appliances is their ease of installation and use. These machines come pre-installed with software and are as close to plug-and-play as you can get in the IP video surveillance world. NVRs are also being designed to support 4K technology as well withstand a variety of applications and uses.  W...

Security Market Offers Range Of NVR Choices For Integrators And End Users

Network video recorders (NVRs) are at the center of today’s IP video systems. The video surveillance market includes a wide range of NVR choices for integrators and end users alike. NVR appliances include purpose-built machines that have embedded software systems as well as servers that are sold by video management system (VMS) software vendors and that have been pre-installed and preconfigured with their latest software capabilities. This article will take a loo...

Frank De Fina, Hikvision USA's Senior Director, Passes Away

De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including Samsung-Techwin, SightLogix, and Hikvision Frank De Fina, a security executive whose career spanned more than two decades at Panasonic, died suddenly over the weekend. Since leaving Panasonic in 2008, De Fina also made his mark at several other companies, including security industry players Samsung-Techwin, SightLogix, and Hikvision, where he was employed at his death. 26 Years At Panasonic A statement from...

IFSEC 2015 Review - Best Of The Global Security Market

As my trip to London for IFSEC International ends, I can look back on three days jam-packed with new approaches, new technologies, and the best the global security market has to offer. I met people from all over the world who share an interest in physical security technology -- and how it can be used to make the world a safer place. I heard several exhibitors mention that business was slow in Europe in the early part of 2015. However, the show highlighted that R&D investment has continued t...

IFSEC 2015: Panasonic B2B Partner Portal

Panasonic’ Channel Marketing Manager - Valerie Poret stated about portal’s potential to maximize sales Panasonic is set to launch a new B2B Partner Portal making it easier for distributors and resellers of security products to access customer facing information and register new business. The web-based service will open to Panasonic’s Security Solutions clients Europe-wide. It follows the launch of similar portals for Panasonic’s Visual Systems and...

IFSEC 2015 Vendors Pushing Solutions And Services

Many of the new products being promoted at IFSEC International this year at ExCeL London were previously unveiled at the big ISC West show in the United States in April. Now the IFSEC audience of Europeans and other international visitors are seeing them for the first time. Traffic seemed a little slow the first day, and you heard some exhibitors grumbling about it, but IFSEC exhibitors are finding a lot of new things to talk about with attendees. The cool London weather is perfect for a trade s...