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Closed Circuit Security Cameras

Closed Circuit Security Cameras

Closed circuit television, or CCTV, is a television transmission system that is applied with the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a specific, limited set of monitors. As the name implies, it is a system in which the circuit is closed and all the elements are directly   Read More


Technology in Retail Stores: Who’s Responsible?

Technology in Retail Stores: Who’s Responsible?

Listening to loss prevention leaders discuss their relationships with information technology (IT) departments and offer advice for strengthening them can seem a bit like eavesdropping on marriage counseling. There is admission of a “love-hate” dynamic, occasional hand-wringing over who gets final say, and counsel to “listen, don’t just talk” and   Read More


Security’s Security

Security’s Security

There may be no better symbol of the nation’s modern, high-tech military—not to mention US military might—as its fleet of predator drones. So it surely caused a few red faces at the Pentagon when it was discovered that insurgents in both Afghanistan and Iraq had used $26 software to intercept   Read More


VideoEdge 1U Network Video Recorder Offers Versatile Camera Management for Small to Medium Businesses

VideoEdge 1U Network Video Recorder Offers Versatile Camera Management for Small to Medium Businesses

Johnson Controls has recently introduced the VideoEdge 1U Network Video Recorder from American Dynamics, reportedly an ideal camera management solution when simple, low-cost installations and scalable video storage capacity is a priority. The VideoEdge 1U NVR’s 16 embedded software configurable Power over Ethernet ports reportedly help small- to medium-sized businesses   Read More


Evolving Security Cameras and Video Technology

Evolving Security Cameras and Video Technology

In a recent series of aricles, Bill Turner, contributing writer, has looked at the evolution of loss prevention since the inception of LP Magazine in 2001. (See Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of “Fifteen Years of Loss Prevention.”) In the May–June 2017 issue, Turner concludes the series by   Read More


Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology

Making the Most of Loss Prevention Technology

More than ever, it seems that those in loss prevention are being faced with a plethora of new loss prevention technology solutions. In fact, at a recent loss prevention conference organized by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), over 37 different technologies were being promoted, including global positioning systems (GPS),   Read More


Facial Recognition Security Cameras: A Game-Changing Technology

Facial Recognition Security Cameras: A Game-Changing Technology

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is based on the experiences of a well-known retailer who implemented a facial-recognition security camera system. Because of the potential value of this technology to the retail industry as well as the critical issues surrounding its deployment, the executive who leads this initiative approached the magazine to   Read More