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Setting up security at 9/11 Memorial Museum, Plaza and Pavilion

Many stakeholders involved in lengthy process

NEW YORK—Cameras, access control, intrusion detectors, magnetometers, radio communication: There’s much involved in designing a new facility’s complete security system. When you’re designing that system for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, Plaza and Pavilion, it’s even more complicated.

More in store for Samsung ‘Eco Partners’

Camera manufacturer enhances ‘STEP’ program, launched at ISC West

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Samsung’s strategic partners, including end users, can more easily submit project registration, access training, and up-to-date pricing and other product information as part of enhancements the camera manufacturer is making to its Samsung Techwin Eco Partners (STEP) program.

Feenics ‘built by a VAR for VARs'

Paul DiPeso heads up new cloud-based access control company

OTTAWA—Feenics, a new cloud-based access control platform launched earlier this year, has named Paul DiPeso as VP and GM, and is attracting the attention of some integrators who are demoing or getting ready to install Keep, which is Feenics’ first product.

De Fina joins SightLogix

Former head of Panasonic, Samsung, joins smart thermal camera manufacturer

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.

Security distributor decides on its own security for inventory, employees

GSS opts for Mobotix for cameras, video door stations

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

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

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.

DoD certifies Mutualink


WALLINGFORD, Conn.—Mutualink Inc.’s radio and multimedia communications interoperability solution has received the Department of Defense Joint Interoperability Test Command certification for both Information Assurance and Interoperability.

Metal detector installation begins at Phillies’ ballpark


PHILADELPHIA—Metal detectors are being installed at Citizens Bank Park’s Right Field Gate this week as part Major League Baseball’s plan to standardize security at all 30 MLB parks by the start of next year’s season, according to a report

Women’s Security Council has ambitious goals for 2014

Volunteers needed to ‘propel efforts forward’

YARMOUTH, Maine—The Women’s Security Council is stepping up efforts in its mission to ensure the success of females in the physical security industry.