The days of using on-site DVRs to record and store data has increasingly become a thing of the past in the industry of professional security. While many electronics and outlet stores still sell $500 DIY systems using this old technology, managing data using cloud hosting has become otherwise ubiquitous.
Although you will still see decades old analog cameras recording in 240p in many businesses, the security industry has benefited from the last 15 years of progress in computer analytics and networking technology more than most. “No longer will you need some kind of server to store the camera data, it will all be stored on the cloud from now on.” Read more
On July 30, Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico underwent a full lockdown for over an hour. A nearby gang related shooting prompted the hospital to “[go] into lockdown mode until the situation [was] resolved and it’s been determined that there is no danger to patients or visitors”, according to Arturo Delgado, a hospital spokesman. Read more