White Papers & Case Studies

  1. Arecont Vision Cameras Efficiently Reduce Illegal Dumping In Pennsylvania

    Alburtis is a borough in Lehigh County, PA and a suburb of Allentown, PA in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. Residents in the borough of Alburtis, PA, can dispose of lawn clippings, tree limbs and shrubs at the local yard  waste center. However, Leigh County needed to prevent disposal at the center of prohibited items such as  construction debris, propane tanks and household garbage. By Arecont Vision

  2. Replacing An Old Analog System With A Far Superior IP Solution

    Providence College is a near 100-year-old institution with approximately 4,000 students. Although its academic offerings are superior, its outdated analog video surveillance system, charged with monitoring 50 campus buildings, was becoming a costly burden. By VideoInsight

  3. The Business Case For IP Networked Video Surveillance

    Technology in the security market today is changing. Bottom line. Look around you. Cameras, locks, doors, card readers, et al. are now part of the IT network. By Milestone Systems

  4. Matas Retail Chain Discovers The Beauty Of An Integrated Video Solution

    In Matas, which has 2,500 employees, more than 25 million transactions per year, and an annual revenue of approximately 4 billion Danish crowns, shrinkage is a problem which costs both human resources and a lot of money on the bottom line. For Matas management, shrinkage control is a high priority, so it was decided back in 2010 to intensify the fight against it. One of the ways to do this was to install advanced IP video surveillance, initially in 65 of the chain's 258 stores.

  5. College Preparatory School Protected By State-Of-The-Art Surveillance Technology

    Pine Crest School is a college preparatory school established in 1934 that operates two campuses in south Florida. They serve a network of families who have high expectations for the quality of education and the safety of their children. To meet this need to the satisfaction of students and parents, Pine Crest School required a security system that would allow them to identify visitors before they enter any buildings.

  6. Integrated Security Provides Numerous Benefits For The Little League World Series

    Each year as summer draws to a close, the small industrial community of South Williamsport, Pennsylvania swells to accommodate more than 300,000 visitors to the culminating event of the world’s largest youth sports organization, Little League Baseball’s World Series.

  7. Biometrics 101

    Biometrics is the science and supporting technology of measuring and analyzing biological data. In information technology, biometrics refers to technologies that measure and analyze human body characteristics (such as DNA, fingerprints, eye retinas and irises, voice patterns, facial patterns, and hand measurements), primarily for authentication purposes.

  8. Storage Capacity Myths In Video Surveillance

    Servers and storage infrastructure can represent more than 1/3 the cost of a typical physical security deployment, a fact that is often overlooked. Beyond the expense, this is of particular concern because if the underlying infrastructure is not properly designed and deployed, the effectiveness of the cameras and VMS (video management system) are significantly reduced, and the entire surveillance system may prove ineffective.

  9. Watertown, MA Police Department Installs Genetec’s Security Center In New Public Safety Building
    The city of Watertown, Massachusetts, lies less than ten miles west of Boston. Though only 4.2 square miles, the town is home to a population just shy of 32,000. Watertown PD now employs around 90 people, nearly 70 of whom are police officers. The department is housed in a brand new, 34,500 square foot, three-floor public safety building. By Genetec
  10. Pivot3 High-Definition Storage Helps The City Of Long Beach Grow Its Video Surveillance As Valuable Police Tool
    Since 1961, the City of Long Beach, California, has been undergoing a major revitalization campaign. The Long Beach Redevelopment Agency is leading the effort to transform the historic urban area located some twenty miles south of Los Angeles.