In most of the U.S., schools are in session about 180 school days per year, and experience on average, a shooting once every eight school days. For years, kids have been taught to "stop, drop, and roll," duck and cover. More recently, attention is being given to proactively protecting students and faculty in an active shooter situation or other emergency.
The hashtag #NeverAgain has become the rallying cry in a movement to protect our schools, students and faculty from further threats. But how can we approach that fundamental goal and what can we do to protect our children in their schools? Part of the answer can be found in providing the right information in the case of a threat. And what can give this information? We believe that the right surveillance solution is critical in delivering this. Let's take a look at why surveillance solutions are so important and how technology already in use is perfect for protecting our school systems.
Commercial surveillance should always be customized to meet the individual needs of the company. Choosing a surveillance system means knowing more about what you're looking for. There are a few questions that you need to ask yourself to be able to determine the kind of security and surveillance system that you will need.
When you see a surveillance camera, what's the first thing you think about? For most people, it depends on where they are. In a retail business, it looks like an anti-theft measure. In a school, the kids view it as a way to track misbehavior. In an office, be it corporate or government, even if there isn't much in the way of illegal activity that employees can do, they assume the cameras are waiting to catch them doing something wrong.
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Understanding Bandwidth and the Internet
The term "bandwidth" is one which many consumers casually toss around without really understanding the technical aspect. Generally, consumers are aware that more bandwidth costs more as it relates to an ISP (internet service provider), but many have only a vague idea of exactly what it is they're paying for. So what does it mean when we talk about using more or less bandwidth on the internet?