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Patrick Kiernan is the Director of Marketing for NICE Systems’ Security Americas. Pat has over 20 years experience working for technology and telecommunications organizations and is an expert in Voice, IP Video and Broadband technologies. He has published articles in numerous public safety and government trade publications, and is a frequent speaker at public safety events such as APCO and NENA conferences.
Daniel Aghion, MetroVideoMonitor’s Executive Director, spoke with Pat Kiernan on May 15.
Video surveillance has been a feature of public safety since before VHS, and as the technology continues to grow and become more connected to other functions, from gunshot recognition to building energy monitoring systems, funding for this basic form of security also gets more complicated. The good news is that even before the Recovery Act was signed into law, there was already a good amount of funding for video security. More
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Published electronically every Thursday, the MetroVideoMonitor Report (The Report) explores the issues surrounding the planning and implementation of videosurveillance infrastructures, applications and services in cities, communities and regions. The Report features commentaries and interviews with CIOs, field practitioners, industry experts, and local-government users leaders, as well as a dozen independent bloggers. It includes data bases on leading case studies and headlines.