The following slideshow contains some of the most terrifying wiring techniques in the business. What's the worst wiring scenarios that you or your technicians have encountered?
SSI Staff · October 30, 2014
Revenues in the global market for system integration are expected to continue growing in excess of 9% through 2018, according to IHS.
Rodney Bosch · October 29, 2014
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SSI's Bench Test reveals if the Fluke Network LinkSprinter is a good solution for installation jobs.
By T. Riley Pierce · October 29, 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 27, 2014
Vanderbilt Industries acquires Siemens' Security Products business to boost its position in the European security systems market through a wider and more comprehensive range of products and solutions.
Scott Goldfine · October 20, 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 17, 2014
Honeywell reports strong organic sales and double-digit earnings growth during the 3rd quarter. The Automation and Control Solutions segment that includes the security and safety businesses did particularly well with a 9% sales increase (vs. 5% overall). Hence, Honeywell is raising its EPS projections 11%-12%.
Scott Goldfine · October 17, 2014
Approximately 170 attendees took part in the annual PSA Convention as the organization celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Scott Goldfine · October 16, 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 · October 14, 2014
Installing security contractors need to consider several factors when deciding whether to use existing wiring, or to install new Cat-5 or -6 cabling infrastructure to upgrade analog video solutions to IP and outdated access control systems.
Bob Stockwell · October 14, 2014