Firetide Mesh Network
Reducing Crime With Video
In an effort to lower crime rate, the Rockford, Ill., Housing Authority (RHA) installed a security system of video cameras and a wireless mesh network. The RHA provides assistance for citizens through programs established by Congress and funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
West Palm Beach has “digital” eyes watching its streets
West Palm Beach, the oldest incorporated municipality in Florida, now has eyes watching its streets, helping police officers intercept and reduce crime activity in hotspot areas. The city’s police department recently completed the first phase of a wireless video surveillance network deployment using…
In the Public Eye
It may just be one of the biggest trends in security. Amidst terrorist bombings and rising crime, the camera is moving out of the warehouse and office building and onto the streets. Today, more state and local governments are creating networks of cameras that become unblinking eyes that monitor…
Access Control & Security Solutions
Public Safety Networks: Keys To Success
Firetide Inc., Los Gatos, Calif., a developer of wireless mesh networks, has deployed many wireless public safety networks in 2006 and 2007. They list the following factors in the success of these projects: Draw from multiple sources of funding Investigate various sources of funding, which may be available from departmental budgets, Homeland security grants and even private grants.
Video Surveillance Cameras on Mass Transit Vehicles Help Prevent Crimes
Terrorist attacks on mass transit vehicles in Madrid and London have led transportation authorities across the United States to seek out ways to prevent or mitigate the effects of such an attack on one of their commuter trains or buses.
It supplied this year’s Super Bowl with its TLP 3844-Z compact thermal printers to play a critical role in the emergency identification
Helmets, pads and gloves are normally on hand at each year’s Super Bowl to protect the players and keep the game safe. However, protecting the stadium and the people inside requires more than just some tough gear.