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Chicomm Blog

The global outbreak of COVID‑19 has fundamentally changed the way we interact with one another. Despite the turmoil of the last year, advances have been made in technology and healthcare. Innovative solutions and technologies can be carried with us into the future, pandemic or not.

Below, we explore the ways artificial intelligence (AI) has been used in the fight against COVID‑19.

Tags: Technology, Video Surveillance

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When it comes to stopping the spread of COVID‑19, advice from health experts is clear: Wash your hands. Practice social distancing. Wear a mask. 

Of these three recommendations, the easiest to enforce is face masks. That’s why governments around the world, from international leaders to local mayors, have implemented mask mandates. For instance, the Illinois Department of Health states that anyone over two years of age must wear a covering over their nose and mouth in public places.

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Hospitals present a unique set of security challenges. Spaces must feel safe and welcoming for patients and visitors while also offering privacy to those who have been admitted. Both patient and employee wings must maintain strict security while complying with rigid codes of confidentiality and conduct. 

So how can you maximize the day‑to‑day benefits and risk mitigation functions of your hospital security cameras?

Tags: Healthcare, Video Surveillance

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Professionals across every industry understand the value of surveillance systems that keep facilities secure and valuables safe, especially at night. But how can your video surveillance system provide benefits beyond protecting the business or organization from after‑hours intruders? How can your surveillance video cameras and footage keep your staff safer during work hours? 

Using the right surveillance video system for your business or organization can lead to a safer, more secure workplace.

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Many business leaders across industries—from manufacturing to education to healthcare—know that video surveillance equipment is a good investment. They know for public safety and for facility security, it’s a no‑brainer. But moving forward with a solution requires an understanding of two parts: The cameras and the setup. Here, we provide an overview of video surveillance installation, including how much you might expect to pay.

Tags: Maintenance/Installation/Service, Video Surveillance

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It’s a question posed by professionals in every industry, from education to healthcare, who are charged with ensuring the safety of people and the security of a facility. How can video surveillance cameras help? And how do you set up the best system to meet your safety and security goals? Here, we explore the capabilities of video surveillance and how to best implement the right system for your facility.

Tags: Safety Solutions, Video Surveillance

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Video surveillance plays a key role in increasing safety in education. In line with this, school buses armed with video cameras can capture activities outside and inside each vehicle, providing an extra layer of security for staff and students. Here we look at the Motor GuardianCam technology and what it can mean for your drivers, school, and district.

Tags: Education, Video Surveillance

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A video surveillance system is a benefit across multiple professions for many reasons. But not all surveillance equipment is created equal. Here, we look at why this technology is so important and what to look for when equipping your business or organization.

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If the goal is safety, security, and productivity, video surveillance can deliver value across all industries—manufacturing, public safety, education, hospitality, healthcare, and more. From cameras to video management, the right technology is a necessity. Here, we look at video surveillance solutions, and what new products like Avigilon can do for your business.

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For public safety officers, effective and high-quality video surveillance and monitoring equipment is no longer a luxury of big-budget departments. It’s a necessity for doing their jobs, keeping people safe, and protecting officer reputations and jobs. To provide public safety officers the best options in the field, Motorola recently acquired WatchGuard Video, an in-car video system for law enforcement officers that provides unparalleled visibility and transparency. The following are several features of WatchGuard Video that make it a key part of a public safety communications strategy.

Tags: Public Safety Communications, Next Generation Public Safety, Video Surveillance

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