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Paul Smith

How To Implement A School Surveillance System

By Paul Smith | Aug 09, 2022

Surveillance cameras help monitor hallways and parking lots, intercom systems prevent visitors from entering a building without authorization, and access control systems manage and monitor the comings and goings of teachers and staff. However, recent events have shown that it’s not enough to just have a security system in place, the system must effectively handle a variety of potential threats.

Scott Grant

Leveraging The Power Of Open Platforms For Security And Beyond

By Scott Grant | Sep 17, 2021

What works as traditional technologies – access control and video surveillance – can also help to optimize overall operations. Below are a few ways different vertical markets can leverage the power of an open platform video management system (VMS) for security uses and beyond.

People in motion in escalators at the modern shopping mall.
Grant Cowan

Active Shooter Detection Minimizes Emerging Retail Threats

By Grant Cowan | Sep 15, 2021

Retailers can effectively add another layer of deterrence to their existing surveillance systems with active shooter detection, boosting workplace safety and adding early warning data for comprehensive situational awareness.

Camera view of courtyard outside a bank

Video management systems: more than a security tool for banking

By Salient | Aug 18, 2021

From regional credit unions to large banking institutions with nation-wide networks of locations, the banking industry requires appropriate security procedures to ensure safety of assets and people. These measures are mandated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and require a number of cameras and a certain camera resolution.

Billions of Government Funding Available - Think Long-Term Security Initiatives

By Salient | Aug 09, 2021

Almost every aspect of our lives has changed in the past year and a half, including how we work and learn, who we can see, where we can be and more. Perhaps no institution was as greatly impacted by the pandemic than the education system— significantly changing the work and personal lives of teachers, students and parents. Educators and students alike were thrown into an experience with very little preparation time, while parents found themselves struggling to balance work and homeschool life.

Grant Cowan

Addressing today’s retail challenges with AI

By Grant Cowan | Jul 29, 2021

The retail industry has heavily evolved over the past few years from primarily brick and mortar storefronts, to an e-commerce space, putting increasing pressure on these physical stores to be more cost-effective. The COVID-19 pandemic only heightened existing challenges to make sales conversions while complying with new safety regulations. In today’s economy, retailers of all sizes can’t afford to lose valuable products to internal and external theft, or accidents. They can’t afford to lose sales due to poor planning or staffing issues. Here are a few common challenges retailers face and how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to address them.

Join Salient Systems at ISC West 2021

By Salient | Jul 15, 2021

This month, we are pleased to see the security industry begin transitioning towards more normal business interactions with the return of ISC West, July 19-21 in Las Vegas as both an in-person and virtual event. Salient Systems will be one of the many security companies exhibiting at ISC West and we look forward to sharing our latest technology developments and how we are helping businesses improve operations through technology. What can you expect from Salient Systems at ISC West? Here’s a run-down of what we have planned in booth #20041.