American Dynamics of Westford, Massachusetts, has updated its VideoEdge VMS with critical new features for crime prevention and effective monitoring of high-traffic environments. For retail applications, video analytics and point-of-sale integration help pinpoint suspicious transactions backed up by video images in real time. For access control, it offers a “swipe and show” feature that provides visual authentication of personnel. Using the victor unified client, operators can access live and recorded video quickly. It has UL 1076 certification, the standard for proprietary burglar alarm systems.