Newsletter | June 11, 2012

06.11.12 -- The Most Important Secret The Video Surveillance Industry Doesn't Know

Business Solutions
The Most Important Secret The Video
Surveillance Industry Doesn’t Know

By Mike Monocello, editor in chief, Business Solutions magazine
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief, Business Solutions magazine Just last week I wrote a blog post on our June issue, which highlighted all the great video surveillance content in the issue you should receive any day now. At the end of that post, I revealed some data from a recent survey we conducted. The gist? Forty-six percent of our audience (more than 18,000 readers) expects to add IP cameras/video surveillance solutions to their line cards within the next 18 months.
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ATS offers AccuTouch, a biometric time-and-attendance terminal for the real world. The Maximus AccuTouch reads nearly any fingerprint condition. Its unique multispectral image sensor outperforms conventional technology. It allows companies to manage their workforces, and employees to manage themselves, regardless of working conditions, significantly lowering administrative costs.


Integrate POS & Video Surveillance
Like trees that sprout faster and grow healthier in the aftermath of a forest fire, seedlings planted by Datatek founder Jim Brown while he battled through the Great Recession are beginning to bear fruit. In 2008, Datatek suffered the steepest drop in sales since Brown founded the business in 1994. Instead of contracting like most VARs did, Brown took a big, albeit calculated risk, by investing in the expansion of his company's offerings. Full article.

Arecont Vision Cameras Efficiently Reduce Illegal Dumping in Pennsylvania
Alburtis is a borough in Lehigh County, PA, and a suburb of Allentown, PA in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. Residents in the borough of Alburtis, PA, can dispose of lawn clippings, tree limbs, and shrubs at the local yard  waste center. However, Leigh County needed to prevent disposal at the center of prohibited items such as  construction debris, propane tanks, and household garbage. Learn more.

Biometrics Adds New Layer Of Security
Access control solutions are a key component of physical security systems, and companies (particularly those that deal in sensitive data and other material) are always trying to find ways to improve identity authentication.   Full article.

Ingram: Greater VAR Profits Rooted In Total Solution
Brian Wiser, senior VP of specialty solutions at distributor Ingram Micro, and Justin Scopaz, general manager of Ingram Micro’s Data Capture/Point Of Sale/Physical Security division, talk with Jameson Publishing and Business Solutions magazine president Jim Roddy in this exclusive Executive-To-Executive interview. Listen to podcast.

IP Camera Solutions Outside Your Core Competency? You’re Wrong
I’m convinced the intended takeaway of this article is so important and on point, I’m going to skip right to it: The minute you stop thinking about video cameras as being used only for surveillance, and the minute you can convey that message to your customers, is the minute that you’ll realize that video camera solutions are within your core competency and among the technologies that should be on your line card. Read more.


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AXIS P33 Network Camera Series
AXIS P33 Network Cameras consist of two types of models: AXIS P33 Series and AXIS P3301/P3304/-V Network Cameras. Read more.
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