It’s not that Millennials and other with-it customers want cheap; they just want smart home solutions that are simple and convenient. Will traditional custom installers meet their needs, or will Millennial-run start-ups own the market?
Julie Jacobson · November 03, 2016
With the new Google Home hub and Google Assistant speech-recognition engine, plus integration with Nest IoT devices and audio/video via Cast, Google will rival Apple (Homekit) and Amazon (Alexa) in voice-controlled home automation.
Julie Jacobson · October 31, 2016
With today’s technology advances, failing to combine video surveillance with intrusion detection systems is something akin to flying blind.
Al Colombo · October 27, 2016
Advanced security data processing and cybersecurity were top attention-getters at the annual Securing New Ground executive conference.
Paul Boucherle · October 24, 2016
An industry newcomer responds to concerns and opportunities associated with the next generation of security professionals.
SSI Staff · October 24, 2016
Engineered Protection Systems (EPS) was named a Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award runner-up for the third consecutive year. The company notched a dispatch rate of just .13 in the Grand Rapids jurisdiction.
Scott Goldfine · October 19, 2016
When evaluating a video surveillance installation, careful attention to camera placement, image quality and timeliness of repairs could ultimately have very real and positive benefits to our communities.
Bob Grossman · October 18, 2016
Discover the commitment and techniques that allowed Amherst Alarm to break the ice and capture its first Police Dispatch Quality (PDQ) Award.
Scott Goldfine · October 17, 2016
Maintenance and service (M&S) business is a vital element in building security dealer or integrator company value and profitability. Learn out how to promote and structure M&S in most if not all contracts.
SSI Staff · October 14, 2016
Attention to basic writing skills such as grammar, spelling and punctuation may count more than your technical response in many cases. Hiring a proofreader can differentiate you from the competition.
Bob Grossman · October 11, 2016