Don’t know where to get started with IP video -- or if you even should? In the last few weeks, we’ve collected more than a dozen actionable articles free of promotional bologna. The goal is help educate you on IP video surveillance. In speaking with readers, it’s clear that there are a lot of misconceptions out there about video surveillance. Whether we’re talking cost or capabilities, it seems like many solutions providers are out of the loop concerning the latest surveillance technology.
Why VARs Need To Care About EMV
A retail and restaurant POS VAR’s guide to EMV, and why you shouldn’t wait for the 2015 EMV deadline.
Meet The Retail POS VAR Of The Future
This retail and restaurant VAR returned from the brink to grow and prosper by embracing the sale of recurring revenue services.
Who Else Wants To Increase Profitability?
Whew! What a month it’s been. Since I last wrote this column, I’ve done a bit of traveling, written a fair amount, had tons of phone calls, and done a lot of reading. Despite the variety of tasks, there was a common theme that presented itself. One that is directly related to you.
How To Build A Powerful, Budget-Friendly Surveillance System For SMB Retailers
Today, there’s no doubt that video surveillance is moving to IP networks for a number of reasons such as superior image quality from IP cameras, ability to easily integrate video with other systems such as access control, the need for accessing video from remote locations and the added value from video analytics.
IP Video In Retail: ROI Via Enhanced Productivity & Stronger Data
Retail is a dynamic market, constantly changing and evolving due to the economic climate, buyer behavior, and the rise and fall of criminal activity. It's also a challenging market, where thin profit margins make cost control not just a useful strategy but a daily and constant requirement of doing business.
Beginner’s Guide To Selecting The Right IP Camera
There are many advantages to choosing IP cameras over standard devices. Megapixel cameras provide high-resolution images, and the higher the resolution, the more accurate the detail of the image. Therefore, megapixel images are much more valuable from a forensic standpoint than lower-resolution images. With analog technology, a recorded image has around 0.3 megapixel, but a network camera with 3.1 megapixels records 10 times more detail.
IP Video For SMBs
Rapid growth using limited available resources presents plenty of challenges for small to medium-sized businesses (SMB), and the challenges extend to their choice of video surveillance systems. In contrast to large companies that can target personnel and resources to specialized areas, SMB customers often have to make do with less and call on their employees to wear “multiple hats.”
Remote Video Monitoring: 4 Factors That Can Kill Performance
Viewing video on a smart phone is common today in the consumer market. Remote access to video — from anywhere to anywhere — is also an expectation among security end users. The security benefits are undeniable, including greater productivity for security officers, who no longer have to sit at a desk to view video. Easy availability of real-time video of remote locations can help protect a company's people, facilities and assets — and even offer operational benefits.
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Is Donation Technology Right For Your Business?
The intent of this paper is to assist ISO’s and VARs in determining how technology fundraising at the POS may fit into your business model. It may not be for everyone. Guidance is provided on the types of retailers and their consumers you may want to start with, as well as the type of Non-Profit Organization you may want to choose. If you have your own favorite charities, then the guidance can be used on which target markets might generate the highest donation levels for you.
10 Reasons To Switch To IP-based Video
In this paper we’ll take a look at ten key motivators for switching from analog to IP-based cameras. Obtain a more reliable security system, reduce costs, and create value for your business.
IP-Surveillance Design Guide
This document is a guide to setting up an IP-Surveillance system in a small- to medium-sized security installation. It provides an overview of network video’s functionalities and benefits, and outlines considerations and recommendations for implementing such a system.
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Video Demo: SATO GL408e SATO America took some time at value-added distributor BlueStar's recent VARTECH Canada event in Montreal, Quebec to show off its GL408e desktop barcode printer. As seen in the below video, the printer's versatility with media, maintenance, emulations, and upgradeability all are addressed in the demo I had a chance to sit in on.
Panasonic Provides Command Center For Video Security During the ASIS 2010 conference and exhibition in Dallas, Business Solutions magazine Chief Editor Mike Monocello had the opportunity to learn more about Panasonic's video surveillance solutions. In the below video, a quick demonstration is given to show how Panasonic ties video security solutions together in the command center.
Panasonic Shows Off Its Line Of Video Cameras The below video was shot at the recently held ASIS 2010 conference and exhibition in Dallas. Mike Monocello, Business Solutions magazine's chief editor, was on hand to get a short overview of Panasonic's line of video security cameras.
Panasonic Talks Video Security For Retail At the recently held ASIS 2010 conference and exhibition in Dallas, Business Solutions magazine Chief Editor Mike Monocello had a chance to get a quick overview of Panasonic's video camera and DVR solutions for retail point of sale (POS).
APG Series 4000 1317
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T-Gate PayLink PayLink removes the transaction from the POS. This end-to-end electronic transaction payment solution is simple to set up, secure, and easy to integrate into existing systems.
Captuvo Series Of Enterprise Sleds For Apple® Devices
Honeywell’s Captuvo series positions discerning enterprises to improve their customers’ overall experience, empower their employees and elevate their brand. Users can capitalize on the mainstream popularity of Apple devices with these unique engagement tools.
TSYS Payment Solutions
TSYS Acquiring Solutions enables our clients with a comprehensive suite of payment solutions to offer their merchants, enhancing their opportunities to expand their business.