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Healthcare facilities, whether they be hospitals, clinics, or offices, often require a heightened level of physical security to keep both patients and professionals safe from threats. Many of these facilities face unique challenges, from epidemic outbreaks to patient behavioral issues. Administrators and security personnel are constantly looking for proven, yet innovative ways to protect their facilities from external and internal dangers. Adding audio solutions to a healthcare facility’s security system can aid in a variety…
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Ebola is a rare and deadly disease, and 2014 marked its largest outbreak. The World Health Organization categorized the epidemic as a public health emergency, forcing many hospitals across the United States to spring into action for preparations. Hospital staff needed a way to communicate with patients, while keeping themselves protected from the virus.  Hospitals face a host of unique challenges outside of epidemic preparation, from patient privacy to HIPPA compliance. Audio security devices present…
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Polysomnography, also known as a sleep study, is a test used to diagnose patients with possible sleep disorders. Devices record brain waves, heart rate, blood oxygen levels, and breathing, along with eye and leg movements through the night. During these studies, cameras that produce both video and audio, are used in conjunction with medical sensors to verify information and give a more complete picture for sleep physicians. Unfortunately, audio from built-in microphones inside video cameras…
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Deploying audio monitoring solutions in healthcare facilities can yield substantial benefits for the health professionals working there. The reasons are quite simple:  1. Conflict Resolution  Audio recordings can be reviewed to resolve verbal conflicts between patients and healthcare administrators and receptionists. While human memory can sometimes be fuzzy and flawed, audio provides a verbal record of what happened.   2. Helpful Validation  Audio recordings can also be used to verify tests and provide data. This…
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While video surveillance dominates center stage in security deployments, audio is increasingly growing in its role. Video may show a scene, but audio clarifies the intent behind the actions captured on camera. Much like our senses of vision and hearing, video and audio work together to provide a more holistic approach to security. Outside of complementing its video counterpart, audio holds inherent value for use in security systems across a variety of applications and verticals.…
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Audio Security by Design

April 23, 2020
With each new year, security becomes a more important issue in every facet of our lives, and that especially applies when it comes to the safety of public spaces. Can today’s architects and designers build increased safety and security right into their buildings? In other words, can we be safer by design? The answer is a resounding yes, thanks to modern advances in digital audio for security. The Importance of Secure Design in Buildings There…
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Utilizing audio alongside your video surveillance solution can do a lot more than just provide added security. By adding Louroe Electronics’ signature Verifact® microphones, retailers are able to provide a safer environment while simultaneously improving their customer service and customer experience. See the three reasons below to see how audio security solutions can directly impact your business! 1. Improved Employee Training and Performance. By installing Verifact® microphones above the point of sale terminals, store operators…
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