Utah’s Granite School District Standardizes on Salient Systems to Protect One of Country’s Largest Districts

Granite School District will connect more than 5,000 cameras to CompleteView to provide a district-wide picture of security operations, with the help of its systems integrator partner.

Austin, Texas — Salient Systems, a leader in open architecture video management systems, has announced that Granite School District, one of the largest school districts in the United States, has selected the CompleteView Video Management Platform to deploy in more than 130 schools, administrative offices, and other facilities. The open video data platform will help the Salt Lake City area school district manage its security and surveillance operations.

Over the next several months, Granite School District will connect more than 5,000 cameras to CompleteView to provide a district-wide picture of security operations, with the help of its systems integrator partner, Utah Yamas Controls, based in Draper, Utah. The system will help protect 60,000 students and 7,500 staff members.

With deep experience and expertise with Salient and its offerings, Utah Yamas recommended CompleteView to meet the district’s need for a robust platform that was intuitive to use, easy to deploy, and could scale to meet Granite School’s current and future camera requirements.

“School districts such as Granite not only require a robust platform for surveillance but one that can also accommodate new innovations in school security and operational efficiency technology,” said James Stephens, western regional sales manager, Salient Systems. “By leveraging CompleteView’s open platform approach, the district will not be limited to specific camera vendors, analytics providers, or other third-party integrations they might like to implement.”

CompleteView VMS open architecture platform offers dynamic market capabilities by reducing bandwidth consumption and enabling more users to access more cameras from any client, including web browsers and mobile devices. The platform’s bandwidth management features, such as Multi-Streaming, leverage a camera’s built-in capabilities and intelligently switches between low and high bitrate streams on up to three streams per device. Dynamic Resolution Scaling intuitively scales a video’s image and only sends useful pixels of data to the server, reducing strain without sacrificing quality.

For more information about CompleteView, please visit www.salientsys.com.

About Salient Systems

Salient is the leading software provider of comprehensive, enterprise-class Video Management Software and Systems. For more than 25 years, Salient has delivered best-in-class video surveillance solutions for critical infrastructure, transportation, logistics, retail, education, and more. Salient leverages intelligent video technology to mitigate risk, improve service delivery, and drive positive business outcomes for customers worldwide. Salient’s award-winning CompleteView VMS platform offers a full range of applications for unmatched scalability through a fully open architecture. Citi Bank, Kirkland’s, University of Notre Dame, ABF Freight, Nike and thousands of other customers trust Salient to provide powerful video-enabled surveillance and business intelligence solutions for today and tomorrow.

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Robin has been covering the security and campus law enforcement industries since 1998 and is a specialist in school, university and hospital security, public safety and emergency management, as well as emerging technologies and systems integration. She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more. Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration. She obtained her undergraduate degree in history from California State University, Long Beach.

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