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How can mesh networking impact mass transit?

Posted on October 26, 2015
Category: Transportation

When it comes to making sure public transit is as safe as possible, it helps to invest in the best wireless networking solutions possible in order to keep riders safe from the moment they board to when they exit. One way to ensure customer safety and maintain communication aboard mass transit systems is to install mesh networking solutions.  Read More

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In the industrial automation sector, it's crucial to have an accurate view of all assets within a specific area for several reasons. The industrial automation market is huge – a report published by MarketsandMarkets in September 2015 predicted that it would beworth $202.42 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual rate of 6.73 starting in 2015. All of that market worth demonstrates a distinct need to protect equipment and make sure employees can do their jobs correctly and safety – and that's where video surveillance comes in.  Read More

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How can mesh topology support mobile data in law enforcement?

Posted on October 20, 2015
Category: Public Safety

Law enforcement officials and first responders utilize a lot of data to strengthen public safety. In fact, the market for wireless broadband in public safety is on the rise. According to a report recently published by MarketsandMarkets, the wireless broadband in public safety market - which includes data transmitted via fixed, mobile and satellite wireless broadband - is projected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.8 percent from 2015 to 2020. By the end of the forecast period, the market is expected to be worth $15.5 billion.  Read More

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Video surveillance and mesh networks help cities get smarter

Posted on October 15, 2015
Category: Public Safety

Technology continues to advance, and society keeps finding new ways to make work easier and combine the best parts of tech with our daily lives. The Internet of Things, the connected web that facilitates remote management capabilities for objects and appliances, provides a way for people to interact with each other and with the world around them. Along with the advances that allow us to connect the disparate parts of daily living, companies and government organizations strive to create a "smart city."  Read More

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3 video surveillance success stories

Posted on October 08, 2015
Category: Public Safety

Video surveillance has become an important part of how public safety officials respond to and deter crime. To keep an eye in the sky at all times and maintain order in the community, many cities and communities are turning to wireless mesh networks and other kinds of video surveillance solutions to provide adequate monitoring of city streets. Crime can be deterred and perpetrators are more likely to be found when public safety workers use these kinds of technologies in tandem with their efforts.  Read More

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3 tips for choosing an effective video surveillance solution

Posted on October 07, 2015

When it comes to choosing a video surveillance solution, there are quite a few options. Recent reports have predicted heavy growth in the surveillance solutions sector in the coming years. TechNavio estimated in a September 2015 report that the global wireless video surveillance market would grow at a compound annual rate of 21.35 percent from 2014 to 2019. Another study conducted by 6Wresearch indicated that the IP video surveillance market in India alone would be worth $1.4 billion by 2021. This increase in purchases is due to several things, according to the 6Wresearch report.  Read More


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What Malls Need In a Video Security Solution

Posted on August 16, 2016 0 comments
Category: Public Safety

As they evolve to compete with e-commerce and smaller standalone stores, malls can greatly benefit from video systems, which helps explain why these buildings (along with similar retail outlets) were among the first commercial properties to install cameras on their premises.  Read More

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Top Benefits of Communicating to the Public Through Digital Signage

Posted on August 14, 2016 0 comments

If you have been to a quick service restaurant, shopping mall or sports stadium in the last few years, or have driven on a major highway system or taken mass transit in a city such as Chicago, you have probably encountered digital signage. A digital sign is simply an electronic display that can provide real-time information about the setting. For example, it might have details about today's menu items, a rotating set of maps and venue-related announcements or updates about current traffic conditions. The proven effectiveness of digital signs has helped spur demand for related video solutions.  Read More

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Why video and sports arenas are a match made in heaven

Posted on July 25, 2016 0 comments
Category: Public Safety

The Union of European Football Associations recently concluded its quadrennial championship, the European Championship or better known as Euro 2016, which is the world's second most high-profile soccer tournament after the FIFA World Cup. Portugal was victorious over host nation France, winning 1-0 in extra time. The tournament was notable for its perceived low quality of play, with many matches decided on very late goals or via penalty shootouts after long stretches of exhausting defensive play. Meanwhile, advanced video solutions played a central role in ensuring safety as well as accurate officiating throughout the competition.  Read More

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Video surveillance in movie theaters

Posted on June 28, 2016 0 comments
Category: Public Safety

Theater security has become a prominent topic in recent years. Cinemas are not like airports or government offices - people usually are not screened as they come in. This setup maintains the casual atmosphere that theaters are known for, but it can sometimes lead to serious incidents that endanger moviegoers.  Read More

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Defining common video surveillance and security acronyms

Posted on June 27, 2016 0 comments

Like any other technology sector, video surveillance has its fair share of acronyms, abbreviations and technical terms. This is to be expected: There are many moving parts that operate within video surveillance systems and ensure that they are properly functional and secure. These words help reduce such complexity into a more discussable form.  Read More

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Video surveillance systems in the IoT Part 2: Connecting disparate video surveillance systems

Posted on June 26, 2016 0 comments
Category: Internet of Things

Flash forward to 2016, though, and integration of surveillance systems is becoming more common as business and community leaders think about how to promote public safety and take advantage of the emerging Internet of Things. Digital cameras and IP video are taking center stage, thanks to their advantages over analog when it comes to image quality, storage and distribution.  Read More

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Benefits of video surveillance for highways

Posted on June 07, 2016 0 comments

Due to everything from long waits in airport security lines to the low price of gasoline, more travelers in nations such as the U.S. are hitting the road than ever before. For example, the American Automobile Association projected that the number of people traveling by car jumped 2 percent year-over-year for the 2016 Memorial Day holiday weekend, to a staggering 38 million.  Read More

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