Outdoor Security

CES 2018: Security Technologies Influencing The Consumer Electronics Market

Security is more-than-ever linked to consumer electronics, especially in the residential/smart home market. CES 2018 in Las Vegas is therefore brimming with news that will have a direct impact on the security market, today and especially looking into the future. Products for the future of security   CES is a giant trade show for consumer electronics with 2.75 million net square feet of exhibitor space and featuring more than 3,900 exhibitors, including 900 startups - in contr...

OPTEX Demonstrates Multi-layered Approach To Protecting Critical Infrastructure At Intersec 2018

Sensor manufacturer OPTEX will be demonstrating its multi-layered approach to protecting critical infrastructure – from the initial outer perimeter to the inner areas, including detection of unauthorized access. “In the Middle East region,” says Jacques Vaarre, Managing Director for OPTEX EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa), “we are focusing on the high security element of our intrusion detection portfolio that protects critical infrastructure as there is the requiremen...

How IoT And Cloud-based Security Will Make Cities Safer In 2018

In 2017 we saw a lot of new construction projects, and many existing buildings upgraded their security systems to include high-resolution cameras and better-quality recording systems. Because the economy is stronger, many businesses and municipalities increased their security budgets for large-scale and public projects due to terrorism threats in public places.   Smart Cities Became More Popular One of the bigger trends we saw in 2017 is the growing popularity of sm...

Redvision Launches VOLANT PTZ Rugged Dome Camera For Outdoor Security

Redvision, a UK manufacturer of high-performance, rugged CCTV cameras and housings, has launched IP and analogue VOLANT rugged domes. The VOLANT is by far the fastest, quietest and most accurate rugged PTZ camera available in today’s security industry. Identical Web Interface For VOLANT And X-SERIES Stephen Lightfoot, technical director at Redvision, explains, “The VOLANT draws on Redvision’s extensive experience of building cameras for tough, hazardous and corrosive, outdoor...

Microsemi Developed SyncServer S80 NTP Physical Security Networks With Integrated GPS Antenna, Receiver And Time Server

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced its new SyncServer S80 server integrating a GPS antenna, receiver and Network Time Protocol (NTP) timing server into a single ruggedized, environmentally hardened unit ideal for outdoor installation with physical security systems. The high-reliability device, well-suited to synchronize timing for IP security cameras, Access Control Devices, Digital Video Recorder...

VPS Announces Launch Of JCB Alert Tower: Innovative, Wireless Alarm Technology

VPS, the company that protects people, property and assets on a temporary or emergency basis, are delighted to announce the launch of its latest innovation, the JCB Alert Tower - the most flexible, easily deployable alarm tower in its range. Security, Siren And Safety Systems Simple to transport and installed in minutes, the JCB Alert Tower provides a mobile, wireless, video-verified alarm with beam detectors which can be used as a stand-alone system, or seamlessly integrated with other VPS Si...

Round Table Discussions

What Are The Security Challenges For Schools And Colleges?

As the new school term begins, awareness of security at all levels of educational institutions is higher than ever. Technology plays an important role in protecting educational facilities and their students, faculty, staff and visitors. Specific security challenges drive which technologies and other measures are used, and those challenges are evolving, along with the dynamic institutions security is tasked with protecting. We asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What are the security...

Should Marketers Seek To Leverage Violent Incidents?

When a big security breach occurs, the phones start ringing at security companies, or so the expectation goes. The nature of security is that it takes a security breach, or even a high-profile tragedy, to convince managers of the need for security technology. When a school shooting occurs, schools take note. When terrorism strikes a soft target, other vulnerable institutions notice. Same for hospitals and airports and even nightclubs. When an event occurs, it gets attention that could translate...