Commercial Integrator: Inside Atlanta’s High-Profile Security Control Rooms

October 28, 2014

ASIS 2014 has come and gone and Atlanta, home of ControlByNet, was proud to host the premier event of the security industry. As part of the ASIS activities, the ASIS media took a behind-the-scenes look at busy downtown Atlanta hotspots such as the Georgia Aquarium and CNN Center to see how security, surveillance and life safety are handled. Arlen Schweiger shares details of Atlanta’s security safety programs in a recent article on Commercial Integrator.  Here is an excerpt.

Every year as a way to present a flavor of the various ways security and life-safety systems make an impact on the host city, organizers of the event invite a handful of media members on a tour of some end-user facilities including several high-profile control rooms.

With its rising population and dedication to improving its downtown as a tourist destination, Atlanta is a city ripe for putting its security endeavors in the spotlight.

One highly noticeable security effort throughout the city is the installation of video cameras — they’re seemingly at every corner, furthering Atlanta’s public-safety initiative that led to a 40 percent crime rate drop between 2001-09. Now the city’s policing and surveillance efforts incorporate 2,700+ cameras and involve the participation of private businesses, whose external video cameras expand coverage and aid canvassing and investigations. To read the full article and view images

 


ControlByNet at ASIS 2014

September 30, 2014

ControlByNet is introducing Cloud Plus, a new video surveillance platform in booth #2449 at ASIS 2014 in Atlanta, at the World Congress Center. Stop by to learn more about Cloud Plus and if you’re not too scared, visit the graveyard to see why old video surveillance technology such as Analog video, Coax cable, Access limits, DVR, CCRV and only for IE should Rest In Peace!

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