More by Bob Dolph
Bob Dolph · January 26, 2015 ·
Security Sales & Integration's Tech Talk columnist Bob Dolph discusses the importance of properly installed line seizure devices.
Bob Dolph · December 15, 2014 ·
Today’s business climate calls for an evolution in your approach to RMR in order to maintain existing accounts’ satisfaction levels and to improve the opportunities to attract new high-quality subscribers.
Bob Dolph · November 25, 2014 ·
Make sure to familiarize yourself with these pertinent reference resources, highlighted camera specifications and technology wrinkles when traversing from analog to digital CCTV.
Bob Dolph · November 19, 2014 ·
Incentives, standardized procedures and better communication are just some of the ways to improve efficiencies, but the initiative must be a joint effort from technicians, sales and management.
Bob Dolph · November 11, 2014 ·
For various reasons, the industry remains a relative secret when it comes to attracting prospective young talent. Help spread the message, as well as the tools, to foster the next generation of solution providers.
Bob Dolph · October 27, 2014 ·
Wireless communications and connectivity are making huge strides and opening up opportunities ― but are also subject to potentially disastrous security breaches. Take a walk on the wild side of wireless with a look at the latest in standards, cool new products and sobering hacking threats.
Bob Dolph · October 17, 2014 ·
Video systems designers and installers can’t blindly trust the specifications manufacturers present on their cameras. Let’s look at some real-world evaluations and key performance criteria to consider. A slideshow of five IP cameras is also included.
Bob Dolph · October 14, 2014 ·
Chances are you won’t be installing too many systems that must adhere to true UL certification. But examining some core UL standards will give security contractors a strong foundation that should help improve their work.
Bob Dolph · August 26, 2014 ·
Sound detection devices are expanding in their applications to cover glass breaking, gunshots, and more.
Bob Dolph · August 18, 2014 ·
Considering a low-voltage power supply is behind every video, access control, intrusion and fire system, a systems integrator had better get it right. Find out how smarter power supplies are exceeding traditional devices as connected components that provide system diagnostics and alerts.
Bob Dolph · July 29, 2014 ·
If you’re seeking to stand out from the competition, try strain gauge or stress sensor systems. They can help curb false alarms and work toward other useful automated functions to benefit clients.
Bob Dolph · June 26, 2014 ·
National Safety Month is a perfect time to get your security company up to speed on learning about and implementing best worker safety practices.
Bob Dolph · February 10, 2014 ·
ASG Security has acquired National Alarm Systems, a provider of security and fire alarm systems in a deal that brings nearly $300,000 in recurring monthly revenue.
Bob Dolph · February 04, 2014 ·
Since 1964, Sonitrol’s alarm verification technology has helped to maximize the efficiency of local law enforcement agencies’ time and resources.
Bob Dolph · January 09, 2014 ·
Those who look at service calls as a headache and a drain to the bottom line are missing the boat. Proper training all down the line from sales to installation to service to customer minimizes service call frequency and maximizes opportunities.