Sports and Surveillance Wireless Network Combined

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Sep 10, 2013

A school district in Pennsylvania wants to make the most its expanded wireless network by not only using it for surveillance, but having it support sporting events too. We take a look at the upcoming installation and what issues could arise from such dual use.

Background

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