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SecurityNext education program unveiled

October 9, 2019Paul Ragusa

Security Systems News is very excited to announce the education program for SecurityNext, which will be held in New Orleans, Feb. 9-11, 2020 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. The overriding theme for the conference, “Securing Profits in the Age of Convergence” speaks to the seismic shift that has been going on in physical security with the emergence of IT and IoT, and cybersecurity as a result. The truth is, the world of security is getting so much larger and more expansive, providing...

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New Orleans considers drones

December 11, 2015SSN Staff

NEW ORLEANS—After two recent shooting deaths, both amidst large crowds, the New Orleans police department said it is looking into drones for crowd surveillance. NOPD Cmdr. Jeff Walls commented on the nature of crowds in a Times-Picayune report, a New Orleans news source. “It gives the criminal element the opportunity to do something," he said. “Walls said the use of drones could give NOPD a better vantage point to spot trouble before it happens,” the report read. “Walls...

Drones, Jeff Walls, New Orleans

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CryWolf to help New Orleans false alarms

September 30, 2015Spencer Ives

NEW ORLEANS—CryWolf False Alarm Solutions gained a contract to manage New Orleans' false alarm management program, which entails issuing and collecting fines, permit fees, and compiling alarm system data.When CryWolf starts working with a city, “We see … an almost immediate 40 to 60 percent reduction of false alarms,” Jean Schommer, director of marketing for Public Safety Corporation, told Security Systems News.CryWolf offers its solution in two ways. “An agency can purchase...

CryWolf False Alarm Reduction Solutions, Jean Schommer, New Orleans, Public Safety Corporation

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