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State of AI in security examined during SecurAmericas Forum at ISC West

April 18, 2023SSN Staff

LAS VEGAS—ISS (Intelligent Security Systems) recently hosted the SecurAmericas Forum at ISC West 2023, bringing together thought leaders from across the security industry to discuss the state of AI in video surveillance applications and how adoption of the technology will continue to evolve throughout the market. The session, which was titled, “The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: An Examination of AI’s Progress in the Security Sector,” was moderated by ISS Chairman...

Bill Bozeman, Eli Gorovici, ISS (Intelligent Security Systems), Matt Kushner, Matt Powell, Pierre Trapanese, Richard Burns, Sameer Sharma, Steve Surfaro

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Axis' Steve Surfaro to chair SIA's new Public Safety Working Group

May 24, 2017Paul Ragusa

The Security Industry Association (SIA) recently announced its establishment of the SIA Public Safety Working Group, which will be chaired by Steve Surfaro, industry liaison, Axis Communications. “This working group has been in the works for quite some time,” Surfaro told Security Systems News. “SIA began working on public safety through some work with the Homeland Security Science and Technology group, and it was thought that one of the best ways to really serve the security industry...

Axis Communications, Don Erickson, Public Safety Working Group, Steve Surfaro

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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...

AECOM, Alex Richardson, Axis Communications, Genetec, IHS, Kathryn Bartunek, Pervez Siddiqi, Smart cities, Steve Surfaro

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Integrator options at ASIS

August 21, 2012Martha Entwistle

PHILADELPHIA—For the second year in a row, the educational program at the ASIS International Conference will include a special track geared to system integrators. The conference will take place here Sept. 10-13. “In recent years, we have seen a growing number of systems integrators attending the annual seminar and exhibits. We realized there was a valuable opportunity to develop and deliver educational programs unlike any offered in the industry,” Eduard J. Emde, president, ASIS...

ASIS International, Bill Bozeman, Eduard J. Emde, Security Systems News (SSN), Steve Surfaro

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Hottest security trend in the palm of your hand

August 6, 2012Rich Miller

VIENNA, Va.—It should come as no surprise to anyone in the industry who owns a smartphone or tablet: That mother lode of technology you constantly find glued to your hand is the hottest trend in security.That was the verdict delivered by Steve Surfaro, strategic channel manager at Axis Communications, during a July 18 webinar titled “Top 10 Transformative Technologies in Physical and Cyber Security.” The session was sponsored by the Central Station Alarm Association and moderated...

Axis Communications, mPERS, Personal Emergency Response System (PERS), Security Systems News (SSN), Stephanie Morgan, Steve Surfaro

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