The editorial team at Security Systems News has scoured the seminar and workshop schedule for the National Summit on Security, and the seminars listed below are our picks from the list.
In addition to the sessions highlighted below,which by no means comprise an exhaustive list, there ar e a number of opportunities for NSS attendees to learn about government-related work, including homeland security initiatives.
Although still a relatively small part of the overall security camera marketplace, few in the industry will deny that network camera use is on the verge of exploding.
With prices falling, technology improving and security and IT departments increasingly more willing to share knowledge and bandwidth, the path seems clear for greater implementation of network cameras.
With the ever-increasing move toward network-based systems, including IP cameras, has come the corresponding shift within the security sector to become more IT savvy, either through education or some abdication of control to the IT manager.
Calling it a Ã¢â‚¬Å“significant trend,Ã¢â‚¬Â Scott Watson, vice president-video imaging systems division for JVC, said Ã¢â‚¬Å“now with IP, thereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a shift to the IT manager being involved in what happens on his network, or even a parallel network.
SILVER SPRING, Md. - After more than two years of planning, the National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has introduced a new risk retention group that will allow its members to take advantage of liability insurance at a reduced rate.
LOS ANGELES - Bruce Boyer of Lone Star Security faces up to five years in prison after being convicted of 15 counts of illegally placing his companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s signs on public fences here.
In response to the cityÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s policy for responding to burglar alarms, Boyer posted five signs on telephone poles that read, Ã¢â‚¬Å“LAPD will no longer respond to your alarm! Lone Star Security will!Ã¢â‚¬Â
This was not BoyerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s first run-in with Los AngelesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ city government.
WASHINGTON - Thanks to video cameras left recording at two exhibitor booths at the National Summit on Security, a Freeman Decorating employee was caught on tape stealing a pair of laptops from two exhibitor booths and the stolen items were recovered.
Video transmission company NVT caught one of the incidents on video the night prior to the show opening.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Adams-Scat Security Systems is facing a lawsuit from the father of a convenience store clerk who was killed when the storeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s security system sounded an audible rather than a silent alarm.