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Cameras and the Kaizen Blitz

A Kaizen Blitz is a short-term project focused on improvement of a single process, work center, or product line. It is designed to give an immediate, sustained benefit to the organization, and requires process analysis, planning, re-arrangement of equipment, and training of workers. Value Stream Mapping, including the current state map and future state map, …

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Winter Shutdowns and Monthly Security Checkups

Winter is coming, which for some manufacturers means that a winter or year-end shutdown is just around the corner. If you have extra money in the budget at the end of the year, or if you’ve been on the fence about getting additional security cameras for your manufacturing facility, an end year shutdown is a …

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Indecency, Assault, Contamination & Restaurant Security Cameras

Last time we talked specifically about restaurant security cameras, we talked about how security cameras can help you deal with “dine and dash” incidents. While dine & dashers can hurt your business’s pocket book, it isn’t necessarily the worst thing that can happen in your restaurant. Since extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence, I can supply …

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Correct and Incorrect Usage of Dummy Security Cameras

Most companies like cutting spending wherever possible, but please don’t start cutting your budget with security. Some businesses will resort to only fielding dummy (fake) security cameras in order to save money, but this is not a completely reliable way to protect your business. There is a time and place for everything, and dummy security …

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Vandal Proofing Your Security Camera System

While security systems are easily capable of catching crucial images needed for making sure justice is served properly, they are often set up in places which get the best possible image and field of view. Often times this can leave security cameras quite easy to spot, and depending on how aggressive the future criminals that …

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Parking Lot Security Cameras and Hit-and-Runs

While it was well and dandy to dream for a white Christmas, now that the Christmas season is finally over ‘tis the season for hazardous driving conditions in many northern States. This time of the year is notorious for bringing in school delays and car accidents. While school delays have a positive effect on kids, …

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7 Things You Need to Know About Obtaining Admissible Video Surveillance Footage

Within days of the July 2005 bombings on London’s subway and bus system, authorities had identified the bombers, retraced their paths, and detained suspected accomplices thanks in part to footage from London’s elaborate public video surveillance system. While the cameras did not prevent the attacks, their value in the subsequent investigation has reinvigorated movements, both …

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“Carjackers” & Car Dealership Security Systems

Car dealerships have an extraordinary amount of potential income sitting still on their properties. Given the amount of money on the line, all car dealerships should have security systems in place to ensure financial stability in the event of vandalism or theft. If you for some reason believe car lots are immune to criminals, here …

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“Dining and Dashing” and Restaurant Security Camera Systems

Restaurants and bars can make for very successful businesses, but with success comes many opportunities for crime. One of the most obvious sources of illegal activity would be for your employees to steal from the cash register, but there are many other ways for your employees or customers to commit illegal activity. A growing trend …

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