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Tech Talk with Bob Dolph


About the columnist, Bob Dolph
Bob is currently a Security Sales & Integration's Tech Talk columnist and a contributing technical writer. Having installed his first residential intercom system at the age of eleven, and being the first to use a scientific calculator at his engineering school, Bob enjoys finding new ideas from a blend of old and new technologies. He can be reached at [email protected]
Installation, service and sales training, tips and tricks for today's security solutions and systems.
Latest column posts
Physical security is often an overlooked detail for alarm dealers. These 5 simple physical security options can help complete your customers' security concerns. Bob Dolph · June 20, 2016

So, you offer central station monitoring services. That's great. But could central station automation software elevate the security services you provide? Bob Dolph · May 26, 2016

In order to counter wireless security system woes, it's time to look at closed circuit systems. Bob Dolph · April 30, 2016

IP technology is becoming more and more prevalent with technicians. But coaxial cables are still applicable in CCTV systems, as well as other uses. Bob Dolph · March 29, 2016

Security dealers have an opportunity to appeal to customers by showcasing their knowledge of fire safety when installing alarms or other residential appliances. Bob Dolph · February 16, 2016

An alarm annunciator should alert, inform and guide. Make sure you address who will be interpreting your annunciator panel. Bob Dolph · January 28, 2016

Building young talent in the industry is paramount. Here are some core skills each technician entering the field should be equipped with to thrive in the security industry. Bob Dolph · December 09, 2015

Have a security technician on your holiday shopping list? Check out this list of gift ideas from SSI that would benefit any tech or help them better please a customer. SSI Staff · December 07, 2015

Are your customers worried their current alarm system only detects and reports? Consider these additions to their security system in order to better protect their business or home. Bob Dolph · November 20, 2015

What's an easier way to learn a skill: Being told how to do it, or simply doing it? Security Sales & Integration columnist Bob Dolph discusses the value of hands-on training. Bob Dolph · October 01, 2015

Security Sales & Integration's 'Tech Talk' columnist Bob Dolph explains why attending micro vendor/distributor events can pay major dividends for security integrators. Bob Dolph · August 14, 2015

“Tech Talk” columnist Bob Dolph talks wireless video surveillance with a Fluidmesh Networks executive. Bob Dolph · July 21, 2015

Security Sales & Integration's "Tech Talk" columnist Bob Dolph shares why he thinks all security installers and techs should read “The Alarm Science Manual.” Bob Dolph · June 10, 2015

Security Sales & Integration's Tech Talk columnist Bob Dolph sings praises to analog’s unwavering tech influence in the security industry. Bob Dolph · May 01, 2015

Security Sales & Integration's 'Tech Talk' columnist Bob Dolph takes a brief look at some helpful technologies that can be accessed and incorporated into security systems integration's daily operations. Bob Dolph · April 01, 2015





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