Video Surveillance

Flexibility and Capability: The Two Cornerstones for Successful Remote Monitoring

While there are many factors to consider when selecting a security system, when it comes to remote monitoring, the decisions fall into two categories: flexibility and capability.

Springfield College Police Department Upgrades VMS for Improved Live Monitoring, Investigations

Springfield College is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution founded in 1885. Approximately 4,100 students, including 2,500 full-time undergraduate students, study at its main campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, and at its regional campuses across the country. Known as the birthplace of basketball, Springfield College is where the sport was invented.

Having a Video Surveillance System Might be Useless if Its Not Being Used Correctly

Having a Video Surveillance System Might be Useless if Its Not Being Used Correctly

Most schools and universities have video surveillance systems installed to protect students, teachers, and staff. However, it may be surprising to know that many of these systems are woefully inadequate for the critical tasks they are expected to perform.

Surveillance Solutions Improve Campus Parking Beyond Security

Surveillance Solutions Improve Campus Parking Beyond Security

Campus environments come in many shapes and forms: universities, hospitals, corporate, military bases, or even airports—but they may all share common challenges when it comes to parking.

At IDIS, School is Not Out for Summer

IDIS remains committed to educating and supporting systems integrators and end-users on the importance of NDAA-compliance.

The Benefits of Utilizing Cloud Services for Remote Access and Management

For many businesses, remotely accessing, monitoring, and managing their video management system (VMS) deployments can be a daunting task.

Video Management Systems

Get More out of Your Video Management System in Schools

One of the top priorities for any school is to provide a safe learning environment for its students, teachers, and staff. Unfortunately, incidents of violence and security breaches continue to be a major concern for many schools across the country.

Salient Systems Announces Release of CompleteView v7.3

Salient Systems recently released the latest update to its video management software, according to a news release.

Cloud and Analytics: A Powerful Combination

Two of the most rapidly growing areas in security and surveillance are the cloud and intelligent analytics.

Extending the Perimeter on Campus Security and Safety

Campus security and safety are two of the many challenges facing colleges and universities nationwide. When we think about safety and security on campuses, one might immediately think of active shooter scenarios and prevention.


  • Campus Parking Problems: Modern Security Solutions

    Parking: for many, it’s an everyday fact of life. Whenever we drive somewhere, we must consider parking, and often, that parking experience sets our mood and expectations for the rest of the journey. Whether a quick grocery store pickup or long-term airport parking, the parking lot is an integral part of whatever type of campus you’re visiting. This includes destinations like retail stores, your local high school, hospitals, and the park-and-ride systems present in major cities. Read Now

  • The Critical Need for Naloxone on School Campuses

    The opioid crisis is escalating across the United States, increasingly affecting all segments of the population, including students on K-12 and college campuses. As the threat from opioids, especially fentanyl, becomes more widespread, it's critical for schools to have naloxone available—an antidote for opioid overdoses. This article discusses why naloxone should be as common as Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in educational settings. Read Now

  • Best Practices for A Holistic Approach to Video Solutions in Campus Security

    Video surveillance is one of the most common security measures implemented by educational institutions today, but installing cameras is just the beginning. Adopting a holistic, comprehensive approach to video surveillance is a more effective way to safeguard campus communities and fully realize the value of your investment in physical security systems. Read Now

  • Back to School Planning is a Year-Round Commitment

    With summer underway, K-12 and college students, faculty, and staff are taking a well-earned break to recharge and gear up for the fall. It’s also the season when security professionals can get in and get busy installing upgrades and retrofits before the new school year starts. It’s a brief window, but, thanks to diligent planning throughout the year, the pros are always ready to hit the ground running at the last bell of spring term to make the most out of the limited time available. Read Now