A Q&A session addresses code compliance challenges associated with projected beam smoke detectors, annunciators and keypads.
By Al Colombo · December 06, 2010
SSI’s technology experts once again handpick some of the most noteworthy devices introduced this past year. The 2010 Top 30 Technology Innovations is a balanced list of ingenious hardware design, cutting-edge software development and labor-saving installation aids.
By Bob Dolph, Steve Payne and Scott Goldfine · December 01, 2010
Al Colombo addresses comments prompted by the September's column, "Finding Faults in Fire Systems."
By Al Colombo · October 31, 2010
Regular "Tech Talk" readers know I often discuss the finer points of properly wiring systems. Why? Because cabling is the backbone of all systems ...
By Bob Dolph · October 31, 2010
Honeywell recently appointed company veteran JoAnna Sohovich head of its Security & Communications for the Americas division. SSI
Editor-in-Chief Scott Goldfine caught up with Sohovich at the ASIS show in Dallas to discuss her new role, how her experience translates to the security space and what tops her list of priorities ...
Scott Goldfine · October 25, 2010
Al Colombo discusses the simple -- yet vital -- steps to better ladder safety.
By Al Colombo · September 28, 2010
No matter that nearly all security dealers are aware most central stations monitor environmental and supervisory alarms, too often non-security event monitoring is offered only in response to client requests.
By Peter Giacalone · August 31, 2010
An important part of what makes fire/life-safety systems easy to sell is that municipal and county governments, by way of sanctioned building departments and knowledgeable inspectors, have established laws or ordinances mandating their installation and maintenance ...
By Al Colombo · August 05, 2010
SSI Hall Of Fame: 2010
By Scott Goldfine · March 04, 2010
Who are the managers and leaders of today’s installing security companies? Don’t you really want to know?
By Scott Goldfine · February 28, 2010