Fighting crime is a major task for all municipalities. While video surveillance plays an important role in this area, it only offers a visual element. A more comprehensive solution, then, is to add sound elements in it to increase administrators’ situational awareness.
For a long time, PA and intercom systems have been based on analog, which has become quite inadequate in fulfilling users' more complex demands. As a result, like their video and access control counterparts, PA and intercoms are more and more migrating towards IP, which allows many benefits that tra...
In many school projects, the PA is consisted of different components/subsystems from different suppliers. This can be troublesome for administrators who need to call different parties for repairs and maintenance. Getting a complete end-to-end solution would make much more business sense.
For a long time, public address (PA) systems served their purpose of broadcasting audio messages to the public in times of emergency. Yet, as with other systems in security, public address has evolved and increasingly migrated to IP, allowing further integrative capabilities to benefit end users.
When the IoT concept is applied to emergency notification systems, it performs wonders for end users who can receive emergency signals from various types of end devices and then alert all people of the event immediately. One company that leverages the advantages of IoT is Singlewire Software.
Deadly violence on university campuses is an unfortunate reality. Less than one month into 2014, 3 reported incidents of gun violence were reported in the U.S. — 2 of the incidents lead to 2 deaths. However, deadly attacks are not limited to gun violence — a stabbing attack in 2013 left 14 injured a...