Walt Disney World to start fingerprinting everyone

Posted on July 19th, 2011 by Gary Moore

There aren’t that many places (yet) where you have to provide biometric data to gain access. Usually they’re limited to high-security areas, you know, places like nuclear research facilities, airports, libraries (!) and by the end of this month, Walt Disney World. Oh yes, the Magic Kingdom will soon be taking fingerprints of its visitors… Read more >>

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Secure hotels require more than just CCTV cameras

Posted on June 1st, 2011 by Gary Moore

Closed-circuit television cameras are being used more than ever in the hotel industry, but they’re not a solution for all problems related to crime or loss prevention. And in some cases, they might do more harm than good. As technology improves and the cameras and equipment become more widespread throughout several industries, prices have declined…. Read more >>

Using RFID technology in law offices

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by Gary Moore

An out-of-the-box way to spend less time and money tracking down missing files. I just received a letter about how law offices are using RFID tags and technologies to track down “lost” files. This was an AHA moment for me regarding how law firms could use a current technology that has recently been in the… Read more >>

Casinos install new surveillance systems

Posted on February 28th, 2011 by Gary Moore

New video surveillance systems are being installed in two Las Vegas casinos to help identify unusual patterns of behaviour and potential incidents of fraud. According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, high definition surveillance equipment has been fitted at the Golden Gate casino to replace an old analogue system. Co-owner Greg Stevens said the new… Read more >>

Combining Luxury and Security

Posted on January 13th, 2011 by Gary Moore

Shoppers go there to spend. Residents go there to sleep. Kids go there to play. Tourists go there to ogle. The Americana at Brand is a new mixed-use development in Glendale, Calif., where these groups congregate daily. The six-building, 15.5-acre project with 75 retail shops, 100 condominiums and 238 apartments was developed by Caruso Affiliated,… Read more >>

Columbus Home Security Systems Help To Save Lives And Protect Property

Posted on December 21st, 2010 by Gary Moore

Today, it is becoming more and more common for homeowners to invest in home alarm security systems to meet the level of security and protection they desire for their property and families. Any kind of property such as a condo or single family house can benefit from the enhanced protection that an effective alarm system… Read more >>

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Pros and Cons of Security camera systems in malls

Posted on December 21st, 2010 by Gary Moore

Pros of using Security Camera Systems in any Mall: • Crime Deterrent: there is a strong fact that people are less likely to commit a crime if they know that they are being watched. If people are aware of the fact that the mall is being monitored, vandalism and other acts of violence may greatly… Read more >>

Tags: , , , , , ,

Wal-Mart’s RFID strategy

Posted on December 13th, 2010 by Gary Moore

Wal-Mart as a retailer may have had a few false starts with RFID technology in the past, but the inevitable transition to RFID based tags seems to finally be happening today. The increase in efficiency, accuracy and speed of service imminent from this change is exciting, to say the least. Bill Simon, president and COO… Read more >>

Video Surveillance for Convenience Stores

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by Gary Moore

Convenience stores are ideal uses for video surveillance due to their vulnerability to petty crime and robbery. A simple security camera system, smartly installed, can protect the employees, customers and assets of any sized convenience store. Benefits of Mini Mart Surveillance Ease of Installation – Most modern security camera systems utilize IP cameras, which can… Read more >>

Three Types of ID Badge Software

Posted on November 11th, 2010 by Gary Moore

There are many different reasons that someone may find the need to utilize ID badges. A few of the most popular ways of using identification badges is: for children to carry with them so they can use these badges in case of emergency, for employees, and for students. A more inexpensive and efficient way of… Read more >>

Tags: , , , , , , , ,