How to become a Smart City

October 5, 2017

More cities are looking for ways to use a growing network of connected sensors (cameras, street lights, etc.) to help reshape the urban experience and become “smart cities”. The goal is to become more vibrant, more efficient, more resilient to unplanned events—and overall, safer for residents, visitors and businesses. … Read more

3 ways the University of Hull enhanced campus life with IP access control

September 29, 2017

While security might not be top-of-mind for students on a daily basis, universities are faced with the daunting task of ensuring that their campuses are safe at all times. On the other hand, universities want students, staff, and visitors to feel welcome and free to move from the classroom and the library to the sports complex and the dorms. … Read more

Investigations on campus just got easier

August 3, 2017

If you had 25% more time, what would you do with it? According to Maxx Kidd, Associate Director of Technology at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Police Department, “Our team is saving 25% of time handling evidence, and that frees them up to do other tasks during investigations.” This was made possible with the implementation of a collaborative investigation management solution which allows them to close cases faster. … Read more

3 Ways to Strengthen Access Control on Campus

March 9, 2017

Did you know that 50% of criminal offenses on college/university campuses in the United States are burglaries? The US Department of Education defines burglaries as ‘the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft.’ The question is— in a campus environment where openness and accessibility to buildings is part of everyday life, how can campus police or security teams keep tight control over building access? How do they find the right balance? … Read more

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