Imagine, a campus security installation so big that it will take years to complete all the work, and it also means installing solutions with the latest technology and greatest impact to school security.
Individual schools and districts are always seeking ways to increase their security posture while not losing what makes them uniquely qualified, as educational institutions, to create an environment where learning is invoked through programs, curriculum, and even the design and architecture itself.
You may have heard the term ‘geofence’ thrown around in the controversial discussion about mcommerce (mobile commerce) or you may even know of the benefits of geofencing capabilities within the realm of emergency communication technology, but how vital is geofencing as a non-marketing tool?
Our nation’s hospitals and healthcare organizations encounter numerous challenges, both internally and externally, and they need to maintain their continuity of operations every day.
Up until 20 years ago, the word “security” might evoke the image of a night watchman, armored truck or closed-circuit video camera wired to a VCR.
Integration of security and fire alarms in facility design and emergency response planning is vitally important in today’s threat environment.
Everyday nearly 75 million students attend school and rely on administrators to keep them safe. Unfortunately, too many tragic school shootings have shown educators and parents that what is currently in place is simply too little, too late.
When most security administrators think about securing their school, usually heavy duty door locks and surveillance cameras come to mind.
Some of the major requirements DPS needed in their access control system included flexibility and scalability. After much research, DPS discovered Open Options and named them as their access control partner of choice in 2013.
For students, faculty and staff, summer break is a relaxing time of year. For those in the campus security industry, it is the perfect time to add upgrades to existing systems, retrofit for more enhanced safety and build upon the policies that have already been created.
Summer break is almost here and teachers and students are counting the days until school is out. For many school administrators and facilities managers, however, summer isn’t breaktime.
To keep students and faculty safe, we can do far better than electronic passkeys and simple metal detectors. As sophisticated technologies like artificial intelligence are brought to bear in more and more industries, it’s time that we use these and other innovations to promote campus safety.