Editors' picks at ISC East

SSN Staff  - 
Monday, August 1, 2005

VoIP and alarm transmissions: The Gathering Storm
Date: Wednesday, August 24
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Speaker: David J. Engebreston, president of Slayton Solutions
This seminar will teach attendees how to best manage VoIP. The program explains how VoIP works, how digital communicators can be blocked by VoIP, what can be done to make traditional communicators work over VoIP and how alternative IP-based alarm transmitters function. Industry members can learn how VoIP can provide increased recurring revenues by opening new opportunities for networked security device applications.

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End-to-end mobility for CCTV
Date: Wednesday, August 24
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Speaker: Marc Holden, business development manager, transportation sector for March Networks
This session will review the three primary types of wireless technology. The various standards will be discussed in context of global and North American availability and reliability for different needs in surveillance, monitoring and security applications. Attendees will be provided with an understanding of wireless networking standards and how wireless technology can be applied to increase the effectiveness of digital video installation as a result of the session. This program is available for .1 NTS CEU.

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Updating your alarm contracts
Date: Wednesday, August 24
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Speaker: Alan L. Pepper, attorney at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp
This program will look at the recent changes in both law and technology that may require alarm contracts to be updated, such as alarm visual verification, new false alarm ordinances, the use of video, the Internet and DSL. This discussion is available for .1NTS CEU and will provide guidelines and examples of current contract requirements for residential and commercial systems.

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The coming convergence revolution: How IP access control will change the security industry
Date: Wednesday, August 24
Time: 1-2:30 p.m.
Speaker: Rich Anderson, president of Phare Consulting
This session will take a look at what convergence is and how it applies to access control, how network field panels will not survive and the driving forces behind the trends. It will also discuss the changes that end users, integrators and manufacturers will experience.

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Biometrics applied: The blending of science and art
Date: Wednesday, August 24
Time: 3:30-5 p.m.
Speaker: John Casas, biometric consultant, Recognition Systems
This presentation will offer an overview of the types of biometrics, which are currently being applied in the access control market. The session will discuss biometric technologies and how each of them work, choosing the right biometric for an application, error rates and how to apply them in the real world, basic system architecture and vertical markets where the technology is being used. This session is available for .2 NTS CEU.

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GPS beyond vehicles
Date: Thursday, August 25
Time: 3-4 p.m.
Speaker: John Tedesco, president of Guardian Mobile Monitoring Systems
In this session, learn about the next generation location technology being launched in 2005 that will open up the mobile asset tracking and people monitoring market. Industry members will have a discussion on the timing, availability and cost components of the technology, as well as an analysis of the major markets. This session is available for .1 NTS CEU.

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Designing enterprise wide security
Date: Thursday, August 25
Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Speakers: Lim Chan, consultant, Sako & Associates, and Lauris Freidenfelds, vice president, Sako & Associates
This discussion will take a look at the security responsibilities that can cross perimeters of single facility and how many corporations are now seeing the economic value of implementing larger multi-site security systems. It will address the many aspects of an enterprise-wide security program, such as the new advances, limitations and developments in the integration of access control. This class is available for .2 NTS CEU.