Wakefield Grammar School Foundation has chosen a complete Tyco Security Products surveillance package that includes Illustra IP cameras and exacqVision network video recorders with exacqVision VMS software and Kantech EntraPass access control system pre-installed.
Every month, almost every day, I hope that there has not been another school shooting where youngsters are hurt, or killed, on an educational campus. Too often that hope goes unfulfilled.
Securing these outdoor spaces takes a different mindset. Indoors, a lot of effort is spent protecting assets. Outdoors, it’s mostly about protecting people. It’s about the student walking late at night between the library and dorm or the last student heading to their car in a remote parking lot.
Adelphi University has built a solid reputation and position of strength when it comes to safety due to its proactive philosophy and building the right team of people around them that consists of security professionals and electronic security contractors that are true experts in the field.
While the number of cameras per property varies anywhere from 15 at a smaller elementary up to 80 or more at a larger high school, the Weber School District initially used design tools from Axis to determine an efficient solution now implemented across the board with a simple mix of network cameras.
Video analytics enable schools to proactively recognize behaviors to create an efficient and safe environment with minimal disruption.
Helping customers understand the importance of effective bandwidth management is the key to designing a system that truly supports their needs and priorities.
In the beginning, however, Yelinek was hardly an easy sell. In fact, in his own words he was “dead set against” changing lock brands. That’s because simplicity is a priority for Yelinek, who for the past 20 years has been the only locksmith for all of the college’s campuses.
The increase in incidents and safety concerns prompted the district to perform a security audit that involved the Topeka Police Department school resource officers, the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Department of Homeland Security.