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2012 would be remembered as the pivotal year for home security. A perfect concoction of investment, technology and new entrants has now changed the market landscape forever. Service/business models, ubiquitous broadband and smartphones have finally colluded to make home security and surveillance a more than affordable and viable solution. According to Frost & Sullivan, even the cash-strapped Europ
Manchester MediaCityUK development project locks down on contactless access control
Located at Salford Quays on the banks of Manchester ship canal phase one of the MediaCityUK development, which is spread over 36 acres of the 200 acre site, has seen around $103 (￡650) million invested. Designed around the specific needs of the media and creative industries, the bespoke community features one of the biggest HD studio complexes in Europe; commercial offices; 378 apartments; a brand
French hotel chain in Lithuania upgrades security system for enhanced customer experience
Safety and security is very much a focus for hotels, so with specific regard to its guest room security the challenge for the Ibis Kaunas Centre hotel was to find a reliable security system that would not only complement the modern aesthetics of the building and its design, but operate seamlessly and discreetly in the background while giving guests reliable, unobtrusive 24/7 protection.
Chicago student housing centralizes IP surveillance on campus fiber backbone
As DePaul University, located in urban Chicago, Illinois, began purchasing and renovating city blocks of privately- owned apartment buildings to house its growing student population, it began maxing out the capacity of its DVR-based analog surveillance systems. The Public Safety Department wanted to establish a centralized recording system that would run over the university's existing fiber optic
New Hyatt Regency in China puts guests and operators first
In recent years, the rise of budget airlines, increased international focus and a growing middle class in Asia have all contributed to ever-growing demand for hotel rooms across the region. According to reports from the United Nations, World Trade Organization and Intercontinental Hotel Groups, China alone is estimated to have 6.1 million hotel rooms by 2025. With greater demand and numbers of aff
Dubai landmark building manages vehicular access with simultaneous ALPR and RFID tags
At 829 meters, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, is currently the tallest man-made structure in the world. With more than 5,000 people moving in and out of this landmark building every day, fast and efficient traffic flow is vital to its day-to-day security management.
London luxury residential development gets 360-degree protection
Oncam Grandeye announced an integration partnership with Milestone Systems giving customers around the world an interoperable surveillance solution and providing them access to the patented 360-degree technology.
RFID-based security tech checked into 6-star Czech suite
VingCard Elsafe, the global provider in hospitality security and part of the Assa Abloy Group, proudly announces that Prague's most glamorous hotel has selected RFID security technology among its launch amenities. One Room Hotel (ORH)—located 66 meters above the ground in Prague's tallest building, Tower Park Prague in the Czech Republic.
Australian recreational club goes hybrid in multisite upgrades
Central Coast Leagues Club (CCLC) in Australia has more than 47,000 members since it was formed in 1956. The tri-levelled club house where people can overlook Gosford's Brisbane river, is a vital entity in this region, injecting millions of dollars into the local economy since it's inception. Countless business and community groups utilize the first class facilities offered by the three club house
Norwegian multipurpose landmark ups security measures with Milestone IP platform
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP VMS, has been chosen as the surveillance solution for Aker Brygge, an iconic architectural landmark owned by Norwegian Property (NP), and a top destination for living, working, shopping, dining and entertainment in the center of Oslo.
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