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Video: Check Out Booth Demonstrations of Various Security Solutions, Other ISC East 2015 Scenes

Miss ISC East 2015? Check out some of these product demonstration videos of various security solutions on display at ISC East 2015.

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The city of Hastings, Minn., is on the warpath because home and business owners continue to have needless false alarms. What's the big deal, you ask? After all, it's their job to check them out anyway ... April 26, 2011

In this blog, Grossman tackles what integrators can do when confronted with a bad RFP developed by a consultant ... Bob Grossman · April 26, 2011

I'm a big fan of the ISC West trade show, which is held in Las Vegas each year at the beginning of April. That being said, the show this year, at least for me, was more about what wasn't there ... Bob Grossman · April 19, 2011

Hear that? It was the collective PHEW! of small business owners from across the nation who have been sweating a tax-compliance mandate in last year's health-care law. Well, sweat no more. Rodney Bosch · April 13, 2011

Advanced Technology Video (ATV) arrived at ISC West last week geared up to garner attention for its new Value-Line Series of DVRs and other CCTV offerings. While a busy show floor provided just that opportunity, the company’s promotional iPad giveaway also attracted the attention of a particular attendee with dubious intentions ... Rodney Bosch · April 11, 2011

Standards governing the interoperability of hardware in the security industry have been a long time coming. The two big ones in our marketplace are ONVIF (Open Network Video Interface Forum), and PSIA (Physical Security Interoperability Alliance). March 31, 2011

In an upcoming study featured in SECURITY SALES & INTEGRATION's April 2011 issue, research shows integrators are still using coax in 39 percent of new installations, so there is going to be a lot of coax out there for the near future ... Bob Grossman · March 29, 2011

SSI's upcoming April issue includes the results of our 2011 Systems Integrator Study. While the expansive report spans eight pages and includes 42 graphs detailing company, access control and video surveillance trends, there was still lots more great data gathered that did not make it in ... Scott Goldfine · March 29, 2011

Everywhere I go instructors, educators and fire authorities seem intent on having cable pullers remove all unused wire in retrofit situations. I got to thinking, “Wonder if one day an inspector tells one of my own installers to remove some unused cable without any regard to the building owner. What will happen if he had plans to use it sometime in the future?” March 22, 2011

In the aftermath of the earthquake/tsunami disaster that has devastated Japan SSI has busily attempted to get a handle on what the specific impacts might be on the electronic security industry. It will inevitably adversely affect some of the products and technology that ordinarily originates in Japan, as well as some of the basic operational needs and subsequent supply/demand costs of North American-based businesses ... Scott Goldfine · March 21, 2011


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