Video Surveillance

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.

IDIS, APEX Join to Install Solutions in Two UK High Schools

Video surveillance manufacturer IDIS recently announced that it has installed its solutions in two large high schools in the United Kingdom, according to a news release.

Video Management Systems

How Data-Driven Video is Helping Keep K–12 Students Safe

Faced with a near-overwhelming range of daunting issues in education today, school districts across the U.S. are challenged with creating optimal learning environments. And unfortunately, administrators must first work to provide their students with nutrition and a comfortable, secure, and safe environment.

Maryland K–12 District Selects AI Visual Gun Detection Solution

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) in La Plata, Md., recently announced that it has selected an AI visual gun detection solution to keep students, staff, and faculty safe against the backdrop of increasing active shooting incidents in schools, according to a news release.

Michigan K–12 District Chooses Gun Detection Solution

The Crawford AuSable School District in Grayling, Mich., recently selected the A.I.-based gun detection solution from ZeroEyes to protect its community of four schools and more than 1,600 students, according to a news release.


  • Student Centered Solutions

    In early 2023, John Diemer Elementary School, located in an east Kansas suburb, was transformed into a facility that embodies the idea that learning happens everywhere. The new facilities feature innovative classroom designs that balance flexibility and security—a plan that had been developed collaboratively between the architects and project owners. Read Now

  • Three Killed in Shooting at UNLV, Suspect Also Dead

    Three people were killed and another injured in a shooting at UNLV Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. The suspected gunman was killed in a shootout with law enforcement. Read Now

  • Understanding the Differences

    When it comes to video security systems in schools, there are many misconceptions about how AI, analytics, and facial recognition intersect and overlap. Where does one technology end and the next begin? Which ones raise more privacy concerns on campuses? In this article, we will examine the differences between these technologies and address privacy issues as we aim to protect students, staff and property. Read Now

  • Better Today

    Physical security software and hardware have come a long way in recent years. Yet while systems like access control, intrusion monitoring, and video management are powerful tools, it is how we use them that matters. Read Now