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

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

    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,...

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  • 5 reasons retailers are moving to cloud-based surveillance

    5 reasons retailers are moving to cloud-based surveillance

    Have you ever seen a retail store without some form of video surveillance? Likely not. For most brick-and-mortar retailers, video surveillance systems are a must-have to protect staff, customers,...

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  • Giving cities a new way to manage parking

    Giving cities a new way to manage parking

    All year long, historical towns and streets in Europe are bustling with locals and vacationers who take time off to enjoy the sights. Parking on and off the streets fills to capacity and cities...

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  • A cloud-first approach to city security

    A cloud-first approach to city security

    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...

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  • How retailers can do more with their security data

    How retailers can do more with their security data

    In many ways, retailers in e-commerce have it easy. While traditional brick and mortar stores work to gain insight into buying trends, customers’ habits, and growth opportunities, e-commerce often...

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  • Investigations on campus just got easier

    Investigations on campus just got easier

    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...

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  • How to strengthen your cybersecurity posture with cloud services

    How to strengthen your cybersecurity posture with cloud services

    Cybersecurity is on all of our minds. Every other day, it seems like there’s news of another attack. As more organizations struggle to keep up with the onslaught of new threats, many are asking:...

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  • Access control beyond the door

    Access control beyond the door

    Happy and rested employees create a great office culture. And doesn’t every organization want that? It’s why many companies (like ours) are turning to their access control system to make life...

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  • Using access control to ensure compliance in healthcare

    Using access control to ensure compliance in healthcare

    Have you ever used the sticky end of a Post-It® to clean crumbs from your keyboard? Or clipped a trouser hanger to a cookbook and suspended it from a pantry knob for easy reading? Finding other...

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  • What the parking industry should know about big data

    What the parking industry should know about big data

    There’s a buzz about big data. That’s because information is pouring in from many sources faster than ever before. And whether it’s a small parking lot or a big city, operators and decision-makers...

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  • The role of the IoT in security

    The role of the IoT in security

    The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be on everyone’s mind these days. You have probably noticed that hardly a week goes by before there’s another story about it in the news. Unfortunately, a...

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  • Where do drones fit in with security?

    Where do drones fit in with security?

    It is estimated that a million drones enter the world’s airspace each month. In addition to serving a variety of military applications, these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are also used to...

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  • Banking on security

    Banking on security

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  • Improve your operations with license plate data

    Improve your operations with license plate data

    Video surveillance and access control are must-haves for security. Today, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) systems are playing an even bigger role in securing businesses and cities. In...

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  • Case management is changing. Are you?

    Case management is changing. Are you?

    The good news: you have access to more video content in the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of crime than ever before. The bad news: more content means more to manage. If you aren’t...

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  • Finding people of interest with license plate recognition

    Finding people of interest with license plate recognition

    In a previous blog on automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), we explored how license plates can now be added as access control credentials to secure parking lots. Cities can benefit in...

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  • 3 ways to strengthen access control on campus

    3 ways to strengthen access control on campus

    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...

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  • New ways of using ALPR

    New ways of using ALPR

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  • A guide to hardening Your Omnicast 4.x System

    A guide to hardening Your Omnicast 4.x System

    Security is what we do; and while we are technology innovators first, a big part of our job is ensuring our customers have the tools, resources, and knowledge to get the most out of our security...

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  • Decision management series - Part 5

    Decision management series - Part 5

    For this final installment in our blog series on Mission Control, we’re talking about compliance, auditability and liability control and how to improve them based on Reporting and Visualization....

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