Newsletter | March 11, 2013

03.08.13 -- How To Cover 1.4 Million Square Feet With Video Surveillance

Business Solutions
How To Cover 1.4 Million Square Feet With Video Surveillance
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
Rob Merchant, president of MTS Intelligent Surveillance Solutions, recently completed an install for an upscale shopping mall in New Jersey. While you might not have customers that need to keep watch over a million plus square feet of space as Merchant had with this customer, the potential lessons learned by examining such installs make the story well worth reading.
Full article.

ISC West is the largest event in the U.S. for the physical security industry, covering access control, alarms and monitoring, biometrics, IP security, video surveillance/CTV, networked security products, and more.
• 1000+ Exhibitors
• Informative Education
• Non-Stop Networking + Events
• Hundreds of New Product Unveils

Education: April 9 to 11, 2013 | Exhibits: April 10 to 12, 2013 | Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas


3 Roadblocks To Retail’s as-a-Service Transition
Today, I began assembling the editorial for an upcoming issue of Business Solutions. We did a call for thought leadership where we asked industry experts to weigh in on the biggest topics for key verticals. When it came to retail, a common theme referenced was the “-as-a-Service” business model. Full article.

IP Camera Solution Provides Stronger Access Control And Superior User Interface At Osborne Nursery
Osborne Nursery and Landscaping Inc. is a professional landscaping company that provides decorative supplies to businesses, homes and gardens in Plainville, MA. The company was founded in 1986 and recently expanded operations when its president decided to bring an ice cream shop to the community, converting a portion of the business into Summer Scoops. Learn more.

Who’s Going To Fund Retail’s Shift To The as-a-Service Model?
One of the hottest topics at the recently held RSPA INSPIRE conference was the services model. I’m referring to combining your offerings (hardware, software, security, support, payment processing, remote monitoring, etc.) into bundles for which you can charge your customers a monthly fee. Let’s call it POS-as-a-Service (or P-a-a-S?). Full article.

Workforce As An Asset, Guest Series Part 4
Today's HR manager is a multi-faceted leader with a seat at the executive table. Companies have recognized that its people are also assets, just like machinery, accounts receivables, inventory, and intellectual property. Like any other asset, human capital requires optimization and close management. Full article.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Uses Managed Video To Reduce Internal Theft, Lower Food Costs And Drive Profit Improvements
Chipotle has built its position as one of the most successful restaurant brands in the country by doing things differently. In this in-depth look at Chipotle’ loss prevention program, Director of Safety, Security, and Risk Tim Spong details how the company has realized a sustained profit impact from video-driven BI technology over five years. Learn more.


MOBOTIX Corp., an industry-leading provider of high-resolution, network-based security solutions, will unveil its latest innovations and showcase its suite of decentralized surveillance technologies at the upcoming ISC West conference being held April 10 to 12, 2013, at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas. At booth 22065, conference attendees will be able to view new solutions from MOBOTIX and gain additional insight into the Q24 Hemispheric Camera, the S14 FlexMount, MxAnalytics and the T24 IP Video Door Station. For more information, visit

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