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  • Education Heightens Security Awareness
    Colleges and universities grant the freedom of advanced learning and the pursuit of knowledge. More open spaces and a more dynamic population make campus safety a complex task. As the global economic downturn continues, colleges are experiencing budget shortfalls. Despite funding challenges, higher
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 2012 / 1 / 30
  • Home Automation: No Longer Sci-Fi Nor Wealthy Privilege
    “Clap on! Clap off!” It started with the clapper, a device first sold in the 80s that allowed people to turn their lights on and off with a burst of applause. Home automation (HA) has come a long way since the clapper and offers much more beyond lighting control. The global HA and control system
    Editor / Provider: Tevin Wang | Updated: 2012 / 1 / 3
  • Peruvian Malls Select Total Video Solution from Hikvision
    Peru, like the majority of countries in South America, believes in a distinctive security approach when adopting new surveillance solutions. One such example is the famous department store chain Oechsle, located throughout Peru's major cities. Oechsle's success is also analogous to Peru's econom
    Editor / Provider: Hikvision | Updated: 2011 / 12 / 21
  • Kyoto University Upgrades to Network Surveillance from Hikvision
    In 2003, Kyoto University opened its third campus. This new area, labeled the “Katsura Campus,” is notable for the distinctly forward-thinking mentality in which it approaches education. Nicknamed a “Techno-science Hill,” this campus architecturally blends both Kyoto's natural beauty with the univer
    Editor / Provider: Hikvision | Updated: 2011 / 12 / 6
  • South African Industrial Zone Fights Crime With Axis Video Solution
    Epping, a bustling industrial center in the Western Cape, is home to more than 700 businesses employing roughly 20,000 individuals. In an attempt to reverse the ravages of urban decay, a section 21 company was founded by community members to supplement the basic services offered by the local municip
    Editor / Provider: Axis Communications | Updated: 2011 / 11 / 28
  • Industrial Facilities Adopting Advanced Security for Efficiency Gains
    The industrial sector was negatively impacted by the economic downturn due to lower consumer spending. Production of automobiles and primary metals dropped 30 percent or more during the recession. The early 2011 earthquake in Japan was no help, as it caused shortages of critical components in variou
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 11 / 15
  • Tailored Solutions Cater to Shopper Needs
    Designing a retail solution depends on the nature of the business. We look at how security is implemented differently in apparel stores, electronics chains, fast-food restaurants and convenience stores. Finally, the future of retail lies in networked solutions, particularly the cloud.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 10 / 18
  • Security Rings Up Sales for Retailers
    Shop ‘til you drop. For retailers, that phrase has become an ominous one. As the recession tightened consumer spending, retail business witnessed a similar drop. While a global crime wave of rampant shoplifting did not emerge, retail sales suffered. The reduction in consumer spending meant loss prev
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2011 / 10 / 17
  • Behind the Hotel Scene With Real-Time Surveillance
    In addition to keeping tabs on activities going on around hotel premises, surveillance cameras assist with managing hotels for guest satisfaction.
    Editor / Provider: Geutebruck, Hikvision Digital Technology and UTC Fire & Security | Updated: 2011 / 9 / 28
  • Surveillance System at Akron University in Ohio Grows With Aimetis
    Aimetis, a global leader in intelligent IP video management software, announced that The University of Akron (UA), the fourth largest university in Ohio, is continuing its expansion of Aimetis Symphony video surveillance to an additional 600 cameras across their metropolitan Ohio campus within the n
    Editor / Provider: Aimetis | Updated: 2011 / 9 / 1

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