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De Fina joins SightLogix

Former head of Panasonic, Samsung, joins smart thermal camera manufacturer
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07/18/2014

PRINCETON, N.J.—Calling it the “next great company,” Frank De Fina announced that he’s joining smart thermal camera manufacturer SightLogix as EVP of sales and marketing.

ESA says school security spending needs to be about equipment

ESA government relations director: ‘Not one dime’ spent on equipment
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07/17/2014

WASHINGTON—The U.S. government has devoted more than $300 million over the past two years to enhancing school security. While that money has gone toward the production of reports, research, assessments and position papers, among other things, it has not gone toward the actual installation of electronic security systems, says John Chwat, director of government relations at the Electronic Security Association.

Security distributor decides on its own security for inventory, employees

GSS opts for Mobotix for cameras, video door stations
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07/17/2014

CHANTILLY, Va.—Global Surveillance System, a national distributor of video surveillance and low-voltage security equipment, had to decide what kind of security it would itself deploy at a brand new 3,000-square-foot warehouse and an office building here.

North American video surveillance market poised for rapid expansion

Author expects 'massive proliferation' of IP cameras during forecast period
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07/16/2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—With the technology becoming ever more sophisticated, video surveillance systems are on the verge of becoming an indispensible component of security systems worldwide.

Could drones be new force multiplier for physical security?

Flying cameras could be used for schools, critical infrastructure, hospitals
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07/14/2014

HOUSTON—The use of drones for physical security is limited only by the imagination and battery life, says J. Patrick Murphy, president of LPT Security Consulting.

Idaho university confident in its response to new gun law

Concealed carry now allowed on state campuses
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07/09/2014

MOSCOW, Idaho—Idaho’s college and university leaders vehemently opposed it, but it is now legal to carry concealed firearms on public campuses.

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