Although there are some limitations to its usage, microwave technology has certainly broadened the scope of security installations.
According to Keith Simpson, president and chief executive officer at Simpson Security Systems, an increasing number of jobs they are handling involve microwaves to move both data and video signals, including those from pan-tilt-zoom cameras.
WASHINGTONÃ¢â‚¬â€œManyÃ‚Â states already mandate security license requirements for guard applicants by conducting criminal background checks locally, but there is no way to tell if the applicant has a checkered past in a different state. Under the new Private Security Officer Employment Authorization Act, part of the National Intelligence Reform Act, the industry will have indirect access to criminal history information of contract and proprietary security personnel applicants.
SILVER SPRING, Md. - The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association contracted veteran lobbyist John Chwat as head of government affairs to review, report, monitor and counsel state and federal legislation.
The protection of government installations, borders and ports has been the focus for many players in the video analytics field. But the role of the technology continues to expand as companies explore new applications and end users seek new ways to maximize the video they collect and store.
COLUMBUS,Ã‚Â Ohio - The Ohio Burglar & Fire Alarm Association recently introduced legislation to require state licenses and background checks for installers of low-voltage systems. Not long after, a second legislation venture to make security systems installersÃ‚Â receive an electrical contactorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s license gained the attention of the OBFAA.
NEW YORK- Beginning this year, the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has announced its endorsement of ISC East.
This regional alliance, paired with ISCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s existing partnership with the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association and the Security Industry Association, add to the strategy to market the event as a regional, physical security event.
The Moorestown Township Council revealed an ordinance that would revise the existing fire code to include the growing concern of false alarms that tax the resources of its two volunteer fire districts, reported the Burlington County Times.