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VIVOTEK to meet rising AI surveillance demand with VAST Security Station

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VIVOTEK to meet rising AI surveillance demand with VAST Security Station

February 22, 2023SSN Staff

TAIWAN – IP video surveillance provider VIVOTEK has announced it will officially launch its AI security system, VAST Security Station (VSS), in March. The system will be available to users in three different tiers: VSS Lite, VSS Standard, and VSS Professional. The VSS platform combines advanced artificial intelligence (AI) with edge computing technologies to achieve accurate facial recognition and vehicle detection in real-time with integrated security cameras Vivotek stated. It’s...

AI security system, artificial intelligence (AI), edge computing, facial recognition, IP video surveillance, Louis Liao, security cameras, VAST Security Station (VSS), vehicle detection, video surveillance software, VIVOTEK


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ZeroEyes to be employed in protecting public transit

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ZeroEyes to be employed in protecting public transit

February 22, 2023SSN Staff

PHILADELPHIA – ZeroEyes has entered into a new partnership this week announcing their cooperation with the United Safety & Survivability Corporation to increase safety and decrease gun violence on public transit. The strategic partnership will resell ZeroEyes proactive artificial intelligence (AI) gun detection solution to United Safety’s customer base of public transit systems in what the company says will reduce the probability and impact of active shooter threats on busses, subways,...

artificial intelligence (AI), gun detection technology, Joseph Mirabile, Mike Lahiff, public transit, safety, Security, security cameras, United Safety & Survivability Corporation, ZeroEyes


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Repent, Harlequin! They said to the TikTok man

February 1, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Let me start off this week’s blog by saying that the cat is finally out of the bag for Eufy this week as the company admitted to its security cameras producing unencrypted streams for their web portal. Big kudos to Sean Hollister and the journalists at The Verge for leaning in on Anker and getting to the heart of the story like that. I wrote a small piece about it at the time and had much the same response from their PR teams initially, a canned statement, followed by deflection, denial,...

Anker, Eric Villines, Eufy, FBI, Project Texas, Sean Hollister, Security, security cameras, Shou Zi Chew, The Verge, TikTok


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SSN Interview with Executive Director Russell Marino

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SSN Interview with HCA Executive Director Russell Marino

January 19, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

BATON ROUGE, La. – Last year Security Systems News reported on the installation of Athena Security’s weapon detection system at Hosanna Christian Academy. We sat down with school Executive Director Russell Marino to discuss how it’s been going. This interview has been edited for length. SSN: Could you tell me a little bit more about yourself and the Academy? Marino: Coming out of LSU as a college graduate, I went into the Air Force and served as a pilot. I rose to the rank...

access control, Athena Security, concealed carry, Hosanna Christian Academy, Hosanna First Assembly, Russell Marino, Security, security cameras, weapon detection system


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NYC MTA to install security cameras on subway car fleet

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NYC MTA to install security cameras on subway car fleet

September 21, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

NEW YORK – This week New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the Metropolitan Transit Authority New York City Transit would be installing security cameras in new subway cars and its existing subway car fleet. The NYC MTA received a $2 million award from the Urban Area Security Initiative federal program that will fund the installation of 5,400 cameras on 2,700 subway cars (two per car). These cameras supplement the existing 10,00 cameras across 472 subway stations and a pilot program...

ACLU, Daniel Schwarz, Janno Lieber, Kathy Hochul, Metropolitan Transit Authority, Patrick Warren, security cameras, Urban Area Security Initiative


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Market report indicates $5.52 billion growth for security camera market by 2026

August 23, 2022SSN Staff

NEW YORK – Advisory firm SpendEdge has released a report predicting market growth of $5.52 billion for the security camera market by 2026. The report states the market will grow at a CAGR of 11.07 percent with most of the growth being attributed to certain areas. “The Security Camera Sourcing and Procurement market will register an incremental spend of about $5.52 billion during the forecast period. However, only a few regions will drive the majority of this growth. Moreover,...

AC Costar, Canon, Cisco Systems, security cameras, SpendEdge


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VIVOTEK secures National Center for International Schools' Campus

December 16, 2019SSN Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif.—The National Center for International Schools (NCIS) houses both the Chinese American International School, founded in 1981, and the French American International School, founded in 1962 in San Francisco. Each school joined in an educational and bond-generating venture — NCIS — in 1994 and purchased the former Caltrans building located in the middle of San Francisco on Oak Street. Both schools are pre-kindergarten through 12th grade and pride themselves on rigorous...

campus security, school security, security cameras, VIVOTEK, VIVOTEK USA


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3XLOGIC and Sonitrol Tri-County provide security to Flint City Hall

May 20, 2016SSN Staff

WESTMINSTER, Colo and Flint, Mich.—3xLOGIC, a provider of integrated intelligent security solutions and integration partner Sonitrol Tri-County, in May announced that together they will be working to boost security at Flint's City Hall with a donation of high-tech, high-resolution video surveillance cameras, related recording equipment, accessories, and on-site installation at Flint City Hall. The entire project is valued at approximately $70,000 in donated equipment and labor. Flint City Police...

3xLogic, Flints City Hall, security cameras, Sonitrol Tri-County


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School district opts for Balco, Guardian

December 12, 2014SSN Staff

SEMINOLE, Texas—Plagued with false alarms, surly technnicians and other problems, Seminole Independent School District Board members unanimously decided to dump their current integrator and go with Balco for fire alarm system installation and repairs at its junior high, according to a report in the Seminole Sentinel. The full price of the Balco contract is $88,870, according to the report. The board also agreed to install security cameras at the elementary school, using about $30,000 in federal...

Balco, fire alarm, Guardian Security Systems of Lubbock, security cameras, Seminole Independent School District


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Registries and fines in St. Petersburg, Fla.

November 24, 2014Spencer Ives

Lately it seems that the St. Petersburg Police Department has been looking closely at the matter of security. Two separate items have cropped up in this city just outside of Tampa, Fla. The first is that they are compiling a registry for security cameras in the city. This initiative, called 'Eagle Eye,' allows for cameras to be registered online through the St. Petersburg Police Department's website. By having a comprehensive list of cameras in the city, the department hopes to gain quick access...

false alarms, registry, security cameras, St. Petersburg


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