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Video Monitoring for Public Safety is Now in a Predictive Era

The landscape of public safety has been transformed by technological advancements in recent years, especially video monitoring. Once a mere tool for after-the-fact investigation, these systems are increasingly playing a proactive role in crime prevention and safety management. This shift is driven by significant enhancements in video analytics and AI, changing the fundamental approach…

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School Safety Becomes Enhanced Through Effective Communication Systems

With the academic year winding down, school administrators often turn their focus to enhancing campus safety—a major priority that never diminishes. For a special segment of “Icom,” this vital topic is explored, particularly on how robust communication systems can secure educational institutions more effectively. Kevin Davis, Assistant Director of Public Safety at Harding University,…

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Revolutionizing Audio Technology for Classroom Acoustics Will Foster and Improve Inclusive Education

The integration of advanced audio technology in K-12 education is proving to be a pivotal evolution, particularly for enhancing learning environments for all students, including those with special needs or hearing impairments. Currently, classrooms across the nation vary too widely from each other. From some schools having state-of-the-art facilities, to others in outdated buildings…

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The NIJ’s Latest Approach to Tackle Violence Prevention Research Hopes to Break Tradition

Making a significant move to bolster violence prevention, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), alongside the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), has called for research proposals focused on evidence-informed interventions. As the country works to combat persistent mass violence, especially active shooter incidents, this initiative seeks to explore…

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Safety Concerns and a New Federal Law are Challenges Set to Drastically Impact Rideshare and Gig Economy Industries

The bustling world of rideshare and gig economy, such as Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash, has allowed convenience to hit the roads. However, safety has emerged as a growing concern. Late last year, a DoorDash driver in Washington D.C., narrowly escaped death after being shot in the back. And it was not an isolated incident…

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Weaving Partnerships For Security in Real Estate is Vital

Real estate is an industry where the foundation is as much about bricks and mortar as it is about reliability and partnership. It’s why real estate advisory giants like Newmark have mastered the art of creating professional relationships that stand the test of turbulent market winds. Their partnership with AFA is an example of…

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Addressing Human Intuition Can Improve Workplace Safety Ahead of Active Shooter Situations

With the prevalence of mass shootings, growing concerns about active shooter situations are more pronounced than ever. Today it is critical that there is preparedness and continuous reassessment in case of a possible situation. But relying on outdated plans will undermine the very purpose of having a security protocol. There are physical security measures…

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Rentex Welcomes the Powerful Panasonic PT-RQ18 Laser Projectors!
June 23, 2024

More Panasonic PT-RQ18 laser projectors with cages have just arrived at Rentex. As the exclusive subrental provider of the RQ18, Rentex offers this state-of-the-art projector, known for its 16,000 lumens at 208v and 15,000 lumens at 110v. The PT-RQ18 is the smallest and lightest 16,000 lm 3-Chip DLP™ 4K projector in its class, delivering unparalleled…

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Rentex Unveils Jands DMX Controllers and Cases for Rental!
June 23, 2024

Rentex has just added the cutting-edge Jands DMX controllers and sturdy cases to their rental lineup. These high-performance controllers deliver precise lighting control, perfect for making any event unforgettable. The durable cases ensure your gear stays protected, ready to perform wherever your gig takes you. Rentex continues to provide top-tier AV equipment for all professional…

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Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K Monitor Gets the Royal Treatment!
June 22, 2024

One of the Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K monitors is currently undergoing a meticulous quality check at Rentex. This 55″ professional display features 4K Ultra HD resolution, ensuring stunning image clarity and color accuracy. The Rentex team ensures the monitor meets all performance standards and is in perfect condition for its next rental. This process underscores Rentex’s…

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Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera: QC, Process, and Storage
June 22, 2024

The Rentex team is conducting a thorough quality check on the Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera, ensuring it meets our high standards. This comprehensive process includes checking for any necessary repairs and optimizing the camera’s performance. Once maintenance is complete, the camera will be meticulously stored, ready for its next rental. Rentex’s commitment to quality…

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Safety of Autonomous Vehicles Will Partially Rely on the Public Embracement of its Technology
September 8, 2023

Autonomous vehicles are more than just a cool idea. They have the potential to revolutionize our transportation systems by making them safer, more accessible, and more affordable. Cities like Phoenix, where Waymo has set up operations, offer an interesting testing ground for autonomous driving. Yet, the deployment of self-driving vehicles has challenges due…

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Increased Trust in Safety and Easy Implementation Can Help Increase IoT Use Cases in the U.S.
September 7, 2023

Even as the Internet of Things (IoT) and IoT use cases weaves its way into the fabric of our daily lives, public trust remains a major roadblock in its widespread adoption. With the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) trying to explore safer IoT strategies, there may be a way around this roadblock…

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Safety First: An Inside Look at FEAM Aero’s Commitment to Aviation Safety
June 27, 2023

Discover the thrilling world of aviation with ample opportunities for learning and growth. Anisha Finch, a Safety Coordinator at FEAM Aero, embodies the spirit of continuous learning and professional development. Her journey with FEAM Aero began when she applied for an A&P technician position in Arizona, which eventually led to her current role. From her…

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Filtered Air for Pharma Workers: Powered Air Purifying Respirators Take Center Stage
May 17, 2023

Powered air purifying respirators (PAPRs) are vital in the pharmaceutical industry to ensure worker safety. Greg Stellar, a National Account Manager at Bullard, provides valuable insights into the different types of respirators available, including powered air purifying respirators (PAPRs), for solid dose and cleanroom environments in pharma. Powered air purifying respirators is a cutting-edge…

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Practicing Safe EHR Use
March 20, 2023

In managing any medical facility or clinic, electronic health records, better known by their initials, EHR, are a vital component to that management. EHRs contain a wide range of information that details a patient’s medical history, exams they have taken or need in the future, what medications they are using, and generally offers medical providers…

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Ensuring Installer and Crew Safety Through Industrial Technology
January 27, 2023

Watch the episode above as Ben Thomas and Meghan Kennely break down some of the ways that the AV industry is leveraging assisted lifting devices and industrial technology to ensure safety and compliance. —   Summary: As an installer, roadie, or crew member in the AV industry, it is essential to leverage technology and…

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Wellsoft EDIS Client Success: Holy Cross Medical Center
January 1, 2023

Holy Cross Medical Center CEO (Bill Patten) and Emergency Department staff share how they’ve improved efficiencies, enhanced patient safety, and benefited in other ways after switching to Wellsoft EDIS. Previous to implementing Wellsoft, they used T-System and Meditech. Wellsoft EDIS was tailored to their Emergency Department and integrated with the hospital’s new CPSI-Evident system to…

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Reliable Broadband Essential to Rural Renaissance with David Macfarlane
January 1, 2023

With more people staying and working from home, the pandemic heightened the need for broadband access, especially in underserved communities, such as those located in rural areas. However, this is no new issue for those living there. Could Government programs such as the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) and The Infrastructure and Jobs…

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School Safety Today: The Role of Wellbeing in Building a Culture of School Safety
July 19, 2022

Safety in schools is of the utmost importance. As such, host Bobby Brill speaks with author and school counselor Molly Hudgens about her heroic story and the importance of student wellbeing as it pertains to school safety. Hudgens, a School Counselor and Author of Saving Sycamore: The School Shooting That Never Happened, served first as…

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