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Genetec, Intel collaborate on e-book to help public safety organizations

August 14, 2020SSN Staff

MONTRÉAL—To help public safety organizations navigate options and evaluate different technologies during the global health crisis, Genetec and Intel have co-authored “Enhancing Public Safety: Considerations for building safer, smarter cities.”   “In many cities, we often see stakeholders who are not collaborating with one another,” Bob Carter, commercial head, Justice & Public Safety and Cities at Genetec Inc, said in the announcement. “Working in silos can lead to breakdowns in...

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ABI Research connects the smart home with the smart city

June 8, 2018Spencer Ives

LONDON—ABI Research recently published “The Emerging Role for Smart Homes in the Smart City,” a report that examines areas of overlap between smart homes and smart cities and the potential for interaction between the two.“We are seeing more interest in both these markets and … the interaction between them is starting to expand,” Jonathan Collins, research director for ABI and author of the report, told Security Systems News. “We're talking about … where the...

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Smart cities becoming a reality

April 3, 2017Laura Kelly

YARMOUTH, Maine—When Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis arrived to Boylston Street on April 15, 2013—shortly after two explosions killed three people and injured hundreds more near the finish line of the Boston Marathon—he said one thing: “First job, get on the video.”Davis recounted in a PBS documentary that year how, in the fraught minutes after the bombings, police needed to begin the tedious task of collecting individual video surveillance footage from nearly 200...

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