Metals & Mining Security Solutions

Experts Agree: Temperature Screening is Ineffective

Posted by Blake Mitchell on September 9, 2020

Earlier this year, we posted an article about the effectiveness of fever-detecting cameras. In it, we cited multiple examples from industry experts who put the cameras to the test. They found the cameras to be an imprecise tool for determining who may be infected with…

How Does Your Guard React When Faced with Stressful Situations?

Posted by Jay Thomas on June 8, 2020

What does it take to be a good security guard? Alertness? Yes. Honesty? Absolutely. Good communication skills? A must. These are all important traits for someone you hire to protect your valuable assets. However, there is so much more that goes into making a good guard than a…

How Effective are Thermal Cameras at Detecting Fevers?

Posted by Blake Mitchell on May 19, 2020

For years, thermal-imaging cameras have been used to enhance video surveillance. Where most cameras and human eyes see nothing, these see by translating thermal energy (heat) into visible light. In other words, they can see the heat radiating off an object by capturing different…

License Plate Recognition: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Melissa Parsons on April 17, 2020

Everyone is waiting for the day their government says they can leave their homes and resume their daily activities. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the loss of jobs. Some people won't have a job waiting for them. The word is that 6.6 million…

What's the High Price of Security Vulnerabilities?

Posted by Mark Mariotti on April 13, 2020

How much is your business losing due to security vulnerabilities? It depends. One factor is your industry. Here's a look at some of the industries and the losses associated with lack of security: Construction: $30,000 for one stolen itemAuto Dealership: $35,000 for a new…

How to Conquer Mining Security Challenges in 9 Steps

Posted by Mark Mariotti on March 20, 2020

Surface mining, underground mining, and minerals processing put workers in a hazardous environment. It's the nature of the job. Management in just about every mining business has to focus on two things. One is mining safety to protect the health and safety of its mine workers.…

Stealth Monitoring at a Glance

Posted by Blake Mitchell on March 12, 2020

Stealth Monitoring is North America’s leading provider of live video monitoring solutions, with U.S. headquarters in Dallas, TX and Canadian headquarters in Toronto, ON. Our proactive video monitoring technology, combined with human intelligence, can help detect and deter crime…

Do These 7 Things to Boost Mining Safety

Posted by Mark Mariotti on February 11, 2020

The good news is the U.S. Department of Labor's Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reports that U.S. mining fatalities have dropped significantly between 1978 and 2018. In 1978, 242 miners died on the job. By 2018, that number fell to 28. MSHA's mission is to prevent…