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  • Domestic Properties Offer Sizable Untapped Market
    Unlike other more public-oriented verticals, the residential vertical is one that is localized the needs of each region can vary vastly. It thereby makes sense to view regions separately rather than as a whole. A&S takes a look at markets in the Americas and within India.
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2008 / 3 / 26
  • State-of-the-Art Architecture: Museum of Islamic Art
    Scheduled to be open in Spring 2008, the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar is one of the most inspiring projects of its kind in the world. It has been a challenge for the project planners to reach a balance in protecting the valuable artifacts and making the Museum an open and friendly environmen
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by Catalyst Communications | Updated: 2008 / 3 / 19
  • Premium Security on Intelligent Homes
    Home automation remains one of the fastest growing segments in the building business. Today, more people are scouting for intelligent homes to achieve home security as well as home control. By integrating security and home automation systems, an intelligent home provides a fresh approach to day-to-d
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2008 / 2 / 15
  • City Surveillance e-Guarding Lives
    Rapid urbanization occurred during the 20th century, with the percentage of people living in urban areas rising dramatically from 29 percent (732 million) in 1950 to 49 percent (3.2 billion) in 2005; this will rise to 60 percent (4.9 billion) by 2030. While cities provide better job opportunities, e
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2008 / 2 / 14
  • Web-Based Access Control : Staying in Control of Your Building Wherever You Are
    Web-based access control have revolutionized the conventional way of access control. In this article, George Redpath, Director of Engineering at CEM Systems, discusses other integration that need to be taken into consideration for complete control of a building.
    Editor / Provider: Submitted BY CEM Systems | Updated: 2008 / 1 / 30
  • Railway Security Finally Coming into Its Own
    There were 206 attacks worldwide on trains and rails from 1979 to 2005. In 1980, a bomb killed 75 at a train station in Bologna, Italy. In 1995, eight were killed on a Paris train. In February 2004, two blasts near a Moscow subway killed 51 people, with another 191 dead a month later in Madrid. A se
    Editor / Provider: The Editorial Team | Updated: 2008 / 1 / 22
  • Creating Safer Hospital Environment with Security Program
    Forsyth Medical Center is a non-profit regional medical center with 847 acute-care beds. Coupled with the nearby 136-bed Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, it ranks among the largest, best-equipped hospital facilities in the state.
    Editor / Provider: Submitted by GE Security | Updated: 2007 / 12 / 28
  • Integrated Security in Healthcare (Part II of II)
    Hospitals are very much like a large department store except there is no checkout counter,〃 said Nesbitt. They are loaded with big-ticket items, such as computers and medical apparatuses (endoscopy equipment, portable electrocardiogram devices, defibrillators and IV pumps). Both controlled and over-
    Editor / Provider: a&s International | Updated: 2007 / 12 / 28
  • Changing Focus For Transportation Security
    This article presents the shortcomings of analog charge-coupled devices (CCD) and the benefits of wide dynamic range imaging sensors for transportation. It shows how to leverage wide dynamic range camera in transportation security.
    Editor / Provider: SUBMITTED BY PIXIM | Updated: 2007 / 11 / 26
  • Access Control and Security Systems that Grow with Your Organization
    Selecting an access control and security system is not easy. It does, however, represent a major investment and there are a large number of companies that supply security systems. Many security managers endeavor to choose the right system by organizing a thorough procurement process on the basis of
    Editor / Provider: SUBMITTED BY NEDAP | Updated: 2007 / 11 / 20

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