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Vanderbilt Video & Access Control Solution Secures Bank Pekao In Poland

The system's high-end operability means it can be run over a single network that can be centrally managed Based in Poland, Bank Pekao is one of the largest financial institutions in Central and Eastern Europe. Security is a paramount concern for the organization, which is why it has chosen to implement Vanderbilt’s cutting edge video and access control technology across a large part of its estate. Leading Financial Institution Over the last 85 years Bank Pekao has beco...

IFSEC 2017 Day 1: Trade Show Highlights Changing Security Needs In Europe

Has there ever been a better time for a security trade show in Europe? Shifting threats such as terrorism and a volatile political climate serve as reminders every day of the importance of security in our lives, and even the role of technology. IFSEC opened in London on Tuesday at the ExCeL center, covering every aspect of security, from access control and video surveillance to home automation and perimeter security. Amid sweltering heat, attendees came to find the latest-and-greatest inno...

What Are The Security Challenges Of Healthcare Facilities?

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are an important vertical sector in the physical security market. Protecting healthcare facilities is a rich opportunity to leverage the value of physical security systems that range from video to access control to newer location and asset protection systems. But understanding how technology can excel in the healthcare vertical requires that we first identify and understand what these institutions need. Therefore, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundt...

Getting To Know Kim Loy, Director Of Marketing At Vanderbilt Industries

Kim M. Loy is the Director of Marketing for Vanderbilt Industries. She was previously a member of the ONVIF Steering Committee and has also served as the Vice President of Global Marketing - Video Line of Business at  Pelco by Schneider Electric. Kim has more than 20 years of marketing and management success within the security and surveillance industry, and has worked in the capacity of VP of Global Marketing as well as General Manager of the Security Business Unit for Xtralis. She ha...

What Technology Will Have The Greatest Impact In The Second Half Of 2017?

Technology is changing at a break-neck pace, and the security marketplace is currently being bombarded by a wealth of new capabilities and innovations. But what will be the impact? Which of the currently-hyped new innovations will have a major impact, and which will fade over time? And even acknowledging the long-term significance of various technologies, what can we expect to be the more immediate effect? We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What new security technology is poised...

Are Mergers And Acquisitions Good Or Bad For The Security Industry?

Consolidation is a reality in the security and video surveillance market. In the last several years, we have seen a variety of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving scores of companies of all sizes. But what is the impact of M&A activity on the companies involved, on their customers, and on the industry as a whole? We posed this question to our Expert Panel Roundtable: Do mergers and acquisitions have a net positive or net negative impact on the security market (and why)?

The Ritz London Improves Security With ACT Access Control System

An access control system was required that would cope with increased levels of hotel staff A London landmark, The Ritz London has been one of the world’s greatest and most renowned hotels since 1906. Minimizing Crime At The Hotel With plans underway to expand The Ritz, staff entrances can often be perceived as an easy option for gaining unauthorized entrance to hotels. An access control system was required that would cope with the increased levels of staff and minimiz...

Has Convergence Happened Yet In The Physical Security Market?

As security industry buzzwords go, “convergence” is perhaps the best known and most pervasive. We have been hearing about convergence in our market for almost 20 years. We have heard it’s happening soon. We have heard it’s inevitable. And yet, for all the talk of convergence, it has sometimes seemed there has been more talk than action. We wanted to check in with our Expert Panel Roundtable and get their latest takes on this most enduring of industry buzzwords. We asked t...

EyeLock Exhibits Nano EXT Iris-based Identity Authentication Solution At ISC West 2017

EyeLock's technology delivers an unprecedented level of security with unmatched biometric accuracy EyeLock LLC, a provider of iris-based identity authentication solutions, announced it will be showcasing the nano EXT, the most advanced outdoor iris identity authentication solution, at ISC West 2017, which takes place April 5-7, 2017 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. ISC West is the largest security trade show in the U.S. Vandal Resistant Construction The nano EXT is des...

What Are The New Opportunities For RMR In The Security Industry?

Lower equipment prices (with less margin) are one industry trend leading more integrators to seek out new sources of revenue. With margins shrinking on lucrative, but unpredictable, “project-based” business, integrators are looking for more revenue stability. One solution is recurring monthly revenue (RMR), which is already common in the related field of alarm monitoring. But where does RMR come from? Creating more RMR also requires that integrators change how they do business, from...

ISC West 2017 Day Two: Expanding The Value Of Video And Considering The Integrator

For all its value in the security market, one has to wonder: How much captured video is actually used for security? Among hours and hours of video, only brief segments here or there are ever actually viewed or used for security applications, such as to review an incident or to provide evidence in court. But what about all that other video, much of it stored for 30 or 90 or 120 days or longer? Does it have to be merely a costly consequence of providing the security benefits of video? Not necess...

Vanderbilt Solutions Help Tackle Transport Sector Issues

Due to the high volume of traffic that airports generate, they are a popular target for terrorism, smuggling and theft Airports and ports are some of the world’s busiest environments, making safety and security a primary concern for the sector. By their very nature, these facilities need to be open, efficient and accessible, but due to the high volume of traffic that these areas generate, they are a popular target for terrorism, smuggling and theft. These kinds of incide...