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Avigilon helped to secure Rio's 2016 Olympics

August 24, 2016Spencer Ives

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon's technology—including video surveillance cameras, network video recorders and the company's video management software—was used to keep the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro safe and secure, the company announced on Aug. 22.“It was a great honor to be part of the Olympics and most importantly help secure the high security zones and athletes, and participants, and volunteers,” Darren Seed, vice president, capital markets & communications,...

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Boston Olympics to need 'unprecedented' security

February 13, 2015SSN Staff

BOSTON—While some are excited about the possibility of the 2024 Summer Olympics coming here, The Boston Globe reports that this event would need “unprecedented” security measures, including “tens of thousands of police officers, soldiers, spies, and private security firms.” While these Olympic games are almost 10 years away, the report notes that discussions and planning for security have already started. The report also cited figures of security costs in other cities,...

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