Scrap Metal & Recycling

The Future of Security Technology

Posted by Matthew Clark on February 2, 2021

The world has changed. You've heard this refrain many times in recent months. This is especially true for security. The advent of COVID-19 exposed many security holes that organizations did not notice before. Add to that, crime went up in the year of the pandemic. As a result,…

Video Surveillance Trends to Watch in 2021

Posted by Colin Bodbyl on January 14, 2021

The video surveillance industry typically follows behind technology innovation in other spaces. 2021 is expected to be no different, with multiple technologies from the IT industry making their way into the video surveillance space. Below are three areas we expect to see growth…

Stealth Monitoring Ranks in the Canadian Business Growth 500 List Again

Posted by Blake Mitchell on October 27, 2020

Stealth Monitoring once again appears on the Canadian Business Growth 500 List. This is the 32nd annual list ranking Canadian businesses based on their revenue growth over the past five years. This year, Stealth came in at number 272. All winners are profiled in a special issue…

Trespasser Arrested for Stealing Scrap Metal

Posted by Mark Mariotti on October 15, 2020

At approximately 3:30 a.m., a Stealth security operator alerted police about a suspect who scaled the fence of a scrap yard and began climbing on piles of metal. Minutes later, officers were on the scene to place the individual under arrest. The Lure of a Scrap Facility At any…

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…