March 17, 2008 – Volume 4 Issue 6
TTC gets green light for cameras
The Privacy Commissioner of Ontario has given her stamp of approval to the Toronto Transit Commission's dramatic expansion of cameras on subways, buses and streetcars, allowing the rollout to continue unimpeded.
UBC Okanagan networks its doors with SALTO
The University of British Columbia at Okanagan has signed a 10-year contract with SALTO to provide an electronic access control system networked across the campus.
Ford launches Tool Link with DeWalt
Construction companies and contractors may soon be able to curb the loss of tools and equipment on job sites due to a tracking device built right into Ford pickup trucks.
What is Market Segmentation? The term simply describes a way of carving up the global list of all potential customers into smaller groups with similar characteristics or needs.
A primer on Power over Ethernet: What is it? How does it work? What can it do for you?
How Can an Incident Reporting and Risk Management Systems Integrate with a Digital Video Recording Surveillance Platform?
If the electronic security industry self-regulates, what's the most likely outcome?
|On deck: Coming up in the March issue of SP&T News
Technology Focus: Network Threats
As more companies move video to the network the concern about that information being hacked increases. What are the current threats end-users are facing and what do installers need to know when talking to clients about the nature of network-based threats?
Special Report: Privacy matters in public surveillance
City after city is introducing or expanding video surveillance in public places across Canada creating a polarization of attitudes between tough-on-crime measures and concern about loss of privacy.
As a result, security managers in the public sector have to walk a razor-thin line between the two in surveillance system design and operation; and the private sector should watch this space to discern trends that may influence the evolution of privacy guidelines in commercial areas.
Installation Focus: Card readers
New column: Fast Forward, the marketing of security by JF Champagne
Product focus: Wireless cameras
SP&T Integrator of the Year
The Integrator of the Year award, sponsored by Anixter Canada, is designed to recognize a security systems integrator that has demonstrated dedication, professionalism, innovation and customer service. We will consider all nominations provided they adhere to the following criteria:
The company offers security integration services, i.e. solves a customer’s problem by designing, installing and implementing a solution that meets that customer’s security needs.
The company operates in Canada.
The project(s) was completed for a Canadian customer.
The size of the project or cost involved is not the most important factor when we judge a winner. All companies are eligible, from the largest multi-national to an organization with less than 100 employees. Please take the time to help us recognize excellence and achievement in security.
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