Blog posts tagged as “Citywide Surveillance” (10 results)

A cloud-first approach to city security

August 18, 2017

Securing a city doesn't come without challenges. A city typically encompasses so many diverse organizations and businesses which all revolve around the people that live, work and play within its borders. So ensuring community safety, deterring crime, and effectively handling threats requires many levels of involvement and many facets for consideration. … Read more

Tags:   Citywide Surveillance / Security

Security Center is Brussels’ Latest Move Towards Becoming a Smart City

July 23, 2015

Increased collaboration between agencies and pooling of resources is a common trend that is growing within international cities. Just last week, Bianca Debaets, the Secretary of State in Brussels, Belgium hosted a press conference to publicly launch a new regionally-encompassing video surveillance system which manages video from five municipalities. … Read more

Tags:   Event / Citywide Surveillance / Video Surveillance

Why Unification is the Best Strategy for Mass Venue Security

February 3, 2015

According to a report from NBC News published before kick-off this past Sunday at Super Bowl XLIX, officers were scanning “more than 500 security cameras, and using technology that includes armored Bearcat vehicles, license plate readers, thermal imaging devices and radiation detectors.” … Read more

Tags:   Citywide Surveillance / Mass Transit / Cloud / Security / Sipelia IP Intercom

Partner Perspective: EMC Isilon

January 20, 2015     |    Author EMC - Brent Cowing

In 2013, there were 49 million surveillance cameras shipped worldwide. By 2017, that number is expected to grow to over 80 million. There is no question, surveillance projects are growing by leaps and bounds in cities across the world. Local governments see the value that comes from city wide surveillance deployments however the question arises-How can all that video be effectively managed , shared and maintained for a multiple constituents with varying demands? … Read more

Tags:   Citywide Surveillance / Video Surveillance

How Security Technology Can Help Address Citywide Challenges

December 3, 2014

Securing a city doesn't come without challenges. A city typically encompasses so many diverse organizations and businesses which all revolve around the people that live, work and play within its borders. So ensuring community safety, deterring crime, and effectively handling threats requires many levels of involvement and many facets for consideration. … Read more

Tags:   Citywide Surveillance / Security

Why Cities Should Visit Smart City Expo in Barcelona

November 14, 2014     |    Author Patrice Belmonte

Smart City Expo is a global event that brings together government and city leaders, media, analysts and technology providers in the cities space. This year, Genetec will be joining Microsoft CityNext partners in Barcelona from November 18-20, booth #D404, to discuss the issues and opportunities that the city sector is facing, and how connected technologies can help governments achieve more. … Read more

Tags:   Event / Citywide Surveillance / Security / Technology Partners

Best Practices for Selecting Campus Security Systems

August 25, 2014

Colleges and universities the world over have huge responsibilities. In addition to shaping the minds and ideas of the next generation, they are also responsible for helping to turn adolescents into responsible adults. An important, but often unseen, part of this is keeping students safe and their campus incident-free. … Read more

Tags:   Citywide Surveillance / Education / Security / Consultants

Plan Manager 10.0 feature set

October 6, 2012     |    Author Jonathan Doyon

While the development team is finalizing the GA version of Plan Manager for Security Center, we published the introduction video of Plan Manager on youtube. … Read more

Tags:   Citywide Surveillance / Maps / Plan Manager / Security Center

Smaller Cities Thinking Big Surveillance

September 14, 2012     |    Author Francis Lachance

Most of us have read about London, Chicago, Toronto and recently, New York implementing massive city-wide platforms. But what I find interesting is that more and more smaller cities are beginning to disprove common misconceptions that implementing city-wide surveillance requires the backing of massive budgets or large homeland security grants. With recent advances in computing power and IP/telecommunications technology, it is becoming easier for the suburban, less-populated municipalities to deploy cost-effective and reliable crime-fighting platforms … Read more

Tags:   Industry / Citywide Surveillance / Video Surveillance / Omnicast

Genetec's tradition of great events continues “down under”

August 3, 2012     |    Author Patrice Belmonte

Security 2012 Exhibition & Conference was held last week in Sydney, Australia and Genetec was excited to be part of this event. In addition to showcasing our market-leading security solutions, we also took part in their seminar program where our CEO, Pierre Racz, spoke about the challenges faced in city-wide surveillance deployments. … Read more

Tags:   Industry / Citywide Surveillance / Video Surveillance / Omnicast