Tag Archives: Illuminators

Building a Virtual Mobile Wall of Protection – VISS from Benchmark

The Virtual Integrated Surveillance Solution (VISS) presented by Benchmark and featuring “The Eagle” Mobile Video Surveillance System (MVSS) by Secure Technology a Benchmark Company, unites innovation, versatility and security to form virtual wall protection to detect and identify threats.  The system … Continue reading

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Protecting the Power Grid – Video Surveillance

The Department of Homeland Security said it well…. “Everything is dependent on electricity.  EVERYTHING.  Without electricity, we’re basically back in the 1850s.” Most of us haven’t had to deal with not having electricity, internet, television, refrigeration or telephone so it’s … Continue reading

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Substation Physical Security – CASE STUDY

INDUSTRY: Energy, Utilities, Power Transmission CHALLENGE: The power grid is a modern engineering marvel, providing us widely available and affordable energy for not only our day to day lives, but also highly critical infrastructure elements for which we rely on … Continue reading

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Video Surveillance – 8 Camera Installation Tips

Protecting critical facilities against intrusion is a critical role consultants and security integrators deal with every day.  Remembering a few key things can go a long ways in ensuring the implementation of your camera security meets your objectives. This presentation … Continue reading

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9 Things High School Photography Can Teach You About Security Design (and one rule you should avoid!)

We all remember our high school photography class.  Unlike many other high school classes, photography class gave you a formula to be successful.  Before you were sent wandering the halls of the school in search of a Pulitzer wining photo, … Continue reading

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The 5 W’s of Perimeter Surveillance (or how to avoid the mushy surveillance mission statement)

Recently, I sat down and started jotting down some potential perimeter surveillance ideas and protection tips that would be insightful blog subjects for companies whose business involves remote facilities.  In doing so, I realized many of the concepts I wanted … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Thanksgiving Surveillance device…the Turkey?

It’s Turkey Day again.  While most of our thoughts are probably on family gatherings, cranberries, stuffing, football and Aunt Alice’s famous pumpkin pie, your mind could wander off to consider the unique surveillance capabilities of the Thanksgiving turkey and what … Continue reading

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Is Your Perimeter Surveillance Afraid of the Dark?

Come on….admit it…the dark is scary. It’s filled with weird sounds and unknown shadows, and unless you are looking for a good Halloween scare, we just as soon try to avoid the whole eerie experience. It can be the same story when designing a … Continue reading

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