Security's Way of Wisdom

De Paul University increased student residence security with video monitoring.
By Ann Longmore-Etheridge

The motto of Chicago’s DePaul University is “I will show you the way of wisdom.” It also showed the way to increased security when it decided to greatly expand video monitoring of its student residence halls and apartments in 2008.

The university’s Public Safety Department chose the combination of user-friendly software, standalone servers, and IP cameras. The new system had the ability to incorporate the legacy equipment, and it allows for future large-scale expansion, which the university has plans for in the next few years.

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