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Drones have a place in security

November 20, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Drones have applications in physical security, according to 76 percent of respondents to Security Systems News' latest poll. In fact, about half of poll respondents said they are working with drones already.“Drones fill a gap in surveillance for complex environments or where … security provisions are [not] available,” wrote Ryan Taylor, principal of Trusys, a security consulting firm.“There is a place for them, but the technology and legislation around their...

AJ Hunter, CannonDesign, Drones, Electronix Systems, Hawaiian Electric Company, Jumbi Edulbehram, Michael Gonzalez, News Poll, Oncam Grandeye, Patrick Mahoney


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Commercial

Cloudy distinctions with off-site and hosted access control

December 30, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—The question of whether cloud-based security systems are synonymous with Web-based access control or hosted systems is one that still hangs over the security industry—like a cloud. It's not a dark cloud, but sometimes it gets in the way of clarity.“You're not sure anymore,” said Dave Koenig, partner at Capital Fire and Security, an integrator based in Madison, Wisconsin. “The 'cloud,'” he said, “is kind of a buzz term now.”According...

Blake Kozak, Brivo Labs, CannonDesign, Capital Fire and Security, Cloud, Dave Koenig, F. Patrick Mahoney, IHS Industrial and Medical Technical Group, Steve Van Till


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Commercial

Access control now a basic need at schools, but a 'culture of security' tops lists

December 29, 2014Kenneth Z. Chutchian

YARMOUTH, Maine—Two years after the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. brought renewed awareness to security needs in public school buildings, experts in the field say the most important measure of progress is not new technology or even new applications of existing technologies.The true test of whether a school is taking care of the health and safety of people inside is the extent to which they have created a culture of security awareness.“For a few thousand...

CannonDesign, Capital Fire and Security, Dan Budinoff, Dave Koenig, ESA, F. Patrick Mahoney, Mark Bomber, Security Specialists, Tyco Integrated Security


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Specifically Speaking: F. Patrick Mahoney, CannonDesign

July 29, 2014Martha Entwistle

Your A&E firm, CannonDesign, promotes something called SFMO. What is it and why is it a good thing for your security clients?CannonDesign's Single-Firm, Multi-Office (SFMO) methodology offers our clients a single point of responsibility, accountability, and communication with the benefit of utilizing the best solutions from designers across the firm through a multioffice practice approach. Utilizing virtual technologies to fully integrate all of our offices into a single unified firm without walls,...

CannonDesign, F. Patrick Mahoney, physical security, SSN


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