Not long ago, the term “virtual guarding” conjured up images of bargain offerings seeking to reduce the cost of physical security guards by “replacing” manpower with video monitoring.
Like most schools of higher education, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) takes the safety of students and faculty very seriously.
Successful implementation of technological solutions requires a thoughtful approach, one that considers the needs of the people who benefit from it.
Securing a prestigious, historic university that is located in a busy, urban area produces challenges. High expectations by students, parents and staff, combined with today’s security and environmental challenges, demand an exceptional security program.
It’s been almost one year since freshman Haruka Weiser was murdered, and with an upcoming vigil planned in her honor, UT has announced a report of security improvements that have been made across campus.
Educational institutions face an increasing risk environment. recent high-profile incidents emphasize these risks and magnify the vulnerabilities that educational facilities face. this has led to an increase in public demand for improved security solutions across campuses.
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.
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.