When a family has just welcomed a child into the world, this dream for many can become a nightmare if the infant goes missing. While abduction is a critical concern, accidental mix-ups are possible even in the most qualified birthing facilities. The benefits of an infant protection system cannot be understated.
The use of real-time locating systems (RTLS) for infant protection has become increasingly popular as hospitals and birthing centers discover the benefits of having an RTLS system that allows them to locate even their smallest, most precious patients quickly. Perhaps the most challenging decision comes down to what infant protection system to choose to meet your needs best. Critical factors include cost, hardware and installation, tag requirements, staff training, future scalability, and many other factors. Here is what you need to know about infant protection systems.
Video surveillance in school communities has and will continue to be a critical aspect of K-12 school security. As school security needs have increased over the last two decades, security cameras have been used to document incidents of bullying, vandalism, and monitoring entrances. While these uses will continue to stay the same, if your school or district is still operating an analog or digital video surveillance system that isn’t high definition (HD), it might be time for you to upgrade.
The current transition to the LTE (Long Term Evolution) and 5G means the shutdown of 3G services, with 4G not far behind. 3G and 4G technology have been the communications backbone for most intrusion and fire alarm systems that rely on wireless communicators. Users should begin preparing for the sunset now by upgrading from 3G/4G to LTE alarm communicators. SSP is prepared to help. Here’s what you need to know: Continue reading Are You Prepared To Transition From 3G To LTE/5G?→
Manufacturing and distribution facilities are packed with heavy machinery, thousands of moving parts, and valuable assets – increasing the chances of severe or fatal accidents and crimes. This makes them extremely vulnerable targets when not secured with the leading innovative solutions. When it comes to protecting these facilities and their assets, a holistic, multi-layered approach should always be implemented. Multiple defense layers in the forms of procedural, physical, and integrated solutions are best suited for mitigating security threats. By the end of this article, you’ll better grasp how a multi-layered security approach culminates with an integrated security platform that ties your manufacturing security plan together to help administrators adapt quickly to potential emergencies.Continue reading Manufacturing Security: A Multi-Layered Approach→
With an updated CDC Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools, many schools around the nation are considering how to best prepare for the delivery of in-person instruction. When it comes to securing the physical and hygienic safety of school personnel and students, the approach needs to be twofold, emphasizing hygienic and physical security.
The pandemic has shifted the healthcare industry’s security focus towards hospital capacity concerns and mitigating viral spread. Efforts in eliminating violence and theft have fallen to the wayside. Behind the scenes, security measures need to be put into place to keep the healthcare atmosphere physically safe. These are the top three reasons why your facility needs to refocus on physical security.