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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


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


Video Surveillance Cameras: Seeing the Big Picture

Video Surveillance Cameras: Seeing the Big Picture

Video surveillance cameras have become a mainstay for many loss prevention programs. As the technology evolves and business needs grow more complex, loss prevention leaders are looking for solutions that are both affordable and capable of meeting the escalating demands of the business.

LP Magazine sat down with Mike Dunn, vice president   Read More


An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

An Update on Major Subjects Affecting Retail LP

After completing the three-part series on the first fifteen years of Loss Prevention magazine, I promised to write an additional article that looks at the current and future state of some subjects we discussed that have a huge influence on the retail loss prevention profession. As I looked at the   Read More


Credit Card Fraud News and Updates

Credit Card Fraud News and Updates

Many articles in the LPM Insider talk about EMV chip technology in credit cards and how this technology fights credit card fraud. While it’s true that the chips make it much more difficult for fraudsters to create counterfeit credit cards, has the technology caused a major decline in credit card   Read More