By: Alex Wasson, Director of Security
Of all the hot-button issues in security and surveillance technology at the moment, few have generated as much controversy as facial recognition. When the technology first emerged several years ago, it seemed destined to be the industry standard before long.
When it comes to buildings, green is the new black. Ecological responsibility is a hot-button issue, and measures promoting energy efficiency are becoming more and more common. In the United States, buildings account for 41% of total energy consumption, and nearly 40% of all CO2 output, making them key targets for improvement.
Tech Electronics, a St. Louis based Managed Systems Services Partner, was selected as the premier technology solutions provider for the new City Foundry STL. The first phase of the mixed-use development will include close to $1 million in communication and life safety technology.
The Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) recently released a and documentation of every instance that a gun has been active on a school campus between 1970 and 2018. The results are incredibly eye-opening and alarming. We’ve seen more school shootings incidents this year alone than any other in US history and we still have 2 months remaining.
By: Alex Wasson
The physical security of our employees and buildings are a far higher priority to business leaders and decision-makers than they have traditionally been in the past. It is unfortunate that nearly every day there are reports or threats of violence in the workplace and schools around the nation. Although it’s hard to imagine, = the “all mythical and mysterious” Cloud can play a significant role in decreasing or even preventing a potential tragedy from occurring.
By: Alex Wasson
When you’re a smaller business competing with a giant chain or big box company, every dollar makes a difference and theft can be the divide between making it or breaking it. So how do you deter theft from dishonest patrons or employees? A video surveillance system is probably one of the first solutions that come to mind.
Tech Electronics partners with Blue Line Technology to advance the adoption of Facial Recognition Technology
St. Louis, MO (January 31, 2018) – Tech Electronics, St. Louis owned technology services provider, announces their partnership with previous Arch Grants winner and emerging leader in security and facial recognition, . Blue Line’s Facial Recognition technology is a state-of-the-art camera-based system developed by veterans of law enforcement. First Line Facial Recognition is designed for threat detection, access control and concierge applications with a robust service distribution across many industries.
Center Grove Community School Corporation Partners with Tech Electronics of Indiana for a Safer Campus
Greenwood, IN – continues their partnership with technology solutions provider, Tech Electronics of Indiana to improve campus safety. After launching an initiative in 2013 to deliver a safer environment for students, faculty and visitors, Center Grove partnered with Tech Electronics to upgrade their video surveillance system. The next phase of the School Corporation’s initiative is an overhaul of the facility’s and intrusion detection technology.
By: Adam Baer
Today, it is a rarity to make it through a news cycle without reading a headline about the latest cyber-attack. Stories on Viruses, Hackings, Ransomware and the Darkweb clutter our newsfeeds yet many people, especially small business owners, still have the – it can’t happen to me mentality. Well, I am here to tell you it can and the threats are real. I understand this can be overwhelming for those business owners who don’t have an Information Security Officer (CISO) or even a full-time IT staff but don’t worry; I have a few helpful tips that can protect your data.
By: Bienson Jones
As a retail store owner or operator, you understand the importance of having security cameras. Those cameras are how you deter theft from patrons or staff as well as identify incidents and aid police when necessary. Your store’s camera system is the backbone for loss prevention but what if it could be so much more.