Tag: cctv equipment


The Retail CCTV Evolution

The Retail CCTV Evolution

While the new “anti-establishment” world is rejecting globalization, will retail CCTV technology integration provide the panacea to retail risks? The world may continue to spin on its axis, but it is rapidly changing politically and economically with a new anti-establishment agenda and narrative rejecting globalization in an attempt to preserve   Read More


Facial Recognition Using Security Camera Software

Facial Recognition Using Security Camera Software

First impressions count, as we often make instant judgments about people from their appearances. Their non-verbal communication—features, postures, and the clothes that they wear—speaks volumes in communicating impressions of their personalities. Nineteenth-century psychiatrist and criminologist Cesare Lombroso went one step further and built his professional reputation upon a theory—now discredited—that   Read More


Genetec and Sensity Systems Develop Security Solutions on the NetSense Platform

Genetec and Sensity Systems Develop Security Solutions on the NetSense Platform

At the ASIS International Conference, Genetec™, a manufacturer of open-platform, unified IP security solutions, and Sensity® Systems Inc., a manufacturer of light sensory networks (LSNs), announced an alliance to develop security-focused solutions and applications for municipalities, retail and more, built on Sensity’s NetSense™ platform. As part of the agreement, Sensity has completed interoperability certification   Read More


Loss Prevention for Chico’s FAS

Loss Prevention for Chico’s FAS

Retail loss prevention departments face many challenges. Employee theft remains the largest source of shrink, and shoplifting – especially related to organized retail crime – shows no sign of slowing. With shrinking budgets and headcounts, the most successful loss prevention departments must learn how to do more with fewer resources   Read More


Expanding LP at Sterling Jewelers in the Sarbanes-Oxley Era

Expanding LP at Sterling Jewelers in the Sarbanes-Oxley Era

There’s something about starting a twelve-hour workday with an early morning teleconference with your company’s London-based risk committee. For Kevin Valentine, those trans-Atlantic meetings are not everyday events, but not that unusual either. He says by the time the conference call ends, he’s ready for a fresh cup of coffee   Read More


What’s Ahead in Technology in 2003?

What’s Ahead in Technology in 2003?

In the mid- to late-1990s, great strides in computer and telecommunications technology gave rise to an array of cutting-edge security solutions in all areas of loss prevention.

Buzzwords such as “digital signal processing,” “compression algorithms,” “intranet,” and “wireless” were added to our lexicon. These new technologies provided security practitioners with digital   Read More