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Consumers: Nest Protect Smoke Detectors Prone to False Alarms

Reviews for Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide alarms have not been favorable, with consumers claiming the devices are prone to false alarms that cannot be turned off. One customer said the smoke detector…


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If you are like most security professionals, you are drawn to new technology. So buckle up once again for the annual wild ride through SSI’s Top 30 Technology Innovations. And, you don’t even have to be a gearhead to appreciate the opportunities 2014’s list represents. By Paul Boucherle, Bob Dolph and Scott Goldfine · December 01, 2014

Make sure to familiarize yourself with these pertinent reference resources, highlighted camera specifications and technology wrinkles when traversing from analog to digital CCTV. Bob Dolph · November 25, 2014

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Security industry expert Robert D. Grossman answers in SSI's Bench Test. Bob Grossman · November 25, 2014

At ISC East, Napco's Jorge Hevia details the four key elements of the iBridge Connected Home Dealer Program, including training, marketing assistance, and special product pricing. Jason Knott · November 21, 2014

With the help of a local systems integrator RACOM Corp., Dubuque, Iowa, is developing a sophisticated traffic management solution that resides on a fiber optic network. Mainstays in the solution are IP surveillance cameras that ease traffic congestion, provide video analysis to mitigate infrastructure costs and even help fight crime. Rodney Bosch · November 20, 2014

As great as the demand and deployment of video surveillance systems has become, it’s only going to intensify. That’s fabulous news for security integrators, who will benefit from a host of new technologies like cloud services, Ultra HD, edge devices, wider dynamic ranges and superior compression. By Al Colombo · November 12, 2014

Here are 10 home automation products security integrators can suggest to customers. SSI Staff · November 10, 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

With the many video surveillance cameras on the market, electronic security contractors and end-users have numerous options. Here are a few tips to help security integrators select the best pan/tilt/zoom network cameras for their clients. By John Grabowski · October 23, 2014




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