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E-Lock Security Electronics Policy (Including Campus Video Cameras & Digital Signage)

Establishes a set of standards relating to the type of equipment and installation of electronic devices/systems to be placed on campus, to include electronic security, digital signage, and mass notification systems.

Policy Information

Policy Number Policy Owner
8004.1 Information Technology Services


  • 4.0 Policy

    4.1    Electronic devices/systems being procured and/or installed on campus must be completed using campus standards as described within this document as well as in accordance with the applicable international, federal, state, and local codes or standards current at the commencement of installation.

            4.1.1    Summarization of applicable standards:

          UL 294, UL 1076, ULC


          FCC – Part 15, Part 68

          NFPA 70, NEC

          IEEE, RS 170 variable standard

          IEEE, NTSC (color camera broadcast)

          PAL (color camera broadcast, Europe)

          CCIR (monochrome standard, Europe)

          Microsoft® Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) interface

          ISO Software Coding Standards for C++ and C#



          BICSI codes and standards

          BICSI Electronic and Safety and Security Design Reference Manual

          BICSI ITSIMM (Information Transport Systems Installation Methods Manual.)

            4.1.2    At times Network Operations, Telecommunications, and/or Computer and Media Service may have more stringent requirements than national/international standards. Depending on the scope of work, consultation with all or some of these groups is necessary.

          Refer to Networking Operations standards for data requirements.

          Refer to the Telecommunications Office standards for voice requirements.

          Refer to the Computer and Media Services standards for video requirements.

            4.1.3    SUNY Plattsburgh, the owner, has a campus wide LENEL Electronic Safety and Security System (ESS) that provides door monitoring, card access, intrusion detection, and video surveillance.  

            4.1.4    The ESS is available to the entire campus community.

            4.1.5    The ESS is currently installed in buildings as needed.

    4.2    The Electronic Access Control Administrator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the ESS and will work with the Design Professionals to ensure design criteria and CAMPUS STANDARDS are satisfied.

For additional information about this policy, please contact the Policy Owner listed above. Manual)

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