Terracon Consultants Inc. has made its second acquisition in California over the past month. The Olathe-based engineering consulting firm purchased RGA Environmental Inc. for an undisclosed price.
“The times they are a-changin’,” sang Bob Dylan many years ago―and when it comes to recording and managing police video, thank heavens they have! Gone are the low-resolution, hard-to-manage VCRs and VHS tapes of old; replaced by easy-to-control digital video recording systems that offer HD resolution and stunning capabilities.
It’s something that business continuity professionals lose sleep over and hope will never happen: A fire breaks out in your building or facility, halting the day-to-day operations of your company. In the case of a fire — whether it’s a five-alarm event or a small electrical spark — continuity managers are required to help mitigate the impact a fire has on their business and facility to determine the quickest and safest path to restoring business continuity.
Increased security measures and state-of-the-art security systems have become a common theme in today’s education industry. As threats become more apparent, security directors are turning to technology to help prevent or mitigate an event. New facilities are being equipped with cutting edge technology to ensure the safety of students and staff.New facilities are being equipped with cutting edge technology to ensure the safety of students and staff.
Audio/visual (A/V) systems are critical for many establishments, including houses of worship, offices, schools, and stadiums. Unlike life safety systems, which must meet codes and regulations when choosing device locations, there is no cookie-cutter approach when it comes to installing an A/V system. Every facility has unique architectural and acoustic properties, which must be considered in the planning process. Here are five tips for successfully implementing A/V systems.