Sensors & Detectors - Miscellaneous

The Sensors & Detectors – Miscellaneous product category is a collection of news, product listings and other resources for security professionals researching alarm sensors and detectors that leverage non-traditional technologies to alert users the presence of an intruder.
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The AXIS Speed Monitor application can be combined with the company’s radar solution and one of their visual or thermal cameras to monitor traffic speeds in places like school zones.
Video Surveillance

Axis pushes further into IoT

March 31, 2022
Company unveils new generation of connected security devices during ISC West 2022
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Gunshot Detection

How 5G and WiFi 6 Will Impact Critical Sensors

March 10, 2022
Fast advancement in wireless communications means integrators must reevaluate security and applications for safety sensors, such as those used for gunshot detection
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LPWAN is a technology category within the WAN (wide area network) spacial context. The initials stand for Low-Power Wide Area Network (or Networking). In a traditional network, continuous connectivity is expected between the network infrastructure and connected devices. In LPWAN, devices connect momentarily – just enough to transmit a short burst of data.
Sensors & Detectors - Miscellaneous

Real Words or Buzzwords: LPWAN - Low-Power Wide Area Networks

Emerging IoT smart sensor devices and systems are finding high-ROI uses for building security and safety
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Ambarella's Jermove Gigot at CES 2022
CES Show

CES 2022 tech notes wrap-up

Jan. 14, 2022
Great strides in AI processing, pathogen detection and sterilization demonstrated during this year's show
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Alarms & Monitoring

Johnson Controls acquires AI software firm FogHorn

Jan. 12, 2022
Acquisition to expand company’s leadership in smart and autonomous buildings
Fire & Life Safety

GSM250 Desktop Indoor Air Quality CO2 Meter from Triplett

Ideal for offices, schools, shopping malls, restaurants, and other public places
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Steve Surfaro at FM Solutions & Security Strategies Summit
Security Executives

Tech notes from the 2021 FM Solutions and Security Strategies Summit

Nov. 23, 2021
Event featured a wide range of new and innovative security product offerings
Like a smoke detector monitoring the air and alerting when smoke is detected, ViraWarn monitors the air and immediately alerts when coronavirus particles are detected. The patented sensor technology focuses on the unique electrochemistry of spiked protein viruses, including COVID-19 and influenza, to trigger an alert.

Sensor Tech Enters the New Normal

Aug. 12, 2021
Revolutionary virus detector may be the future of the technology