It is important for security systems integrators to offer integrated systems that unify video and access control systems onto a single monitoring and control platform. Such integrated systems are just starting to gain traction as a result of recent software innovations.
SSI Staff · November 04, 2014
Parks Associates lends expertise and the latest research to steer security professionals toward their best chances at success in offering smart-home devices.
By Tricia Parks · October 31, 2014
The Electronic Security Technology Summit 2014 provided electronic security companies a forum discuss and learn more about critical organizational and industry issues, as well as other trends and challenges.
Rodney Bosch · October 30, 2014
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
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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
Greater reliability has broadened video analytics’ appeal. Answering key questions about customers’ installation environment, cost concerns, processing power and more will help determine if an edge-based or server-based solution is best.
By Dr. Bob Banerjee · October 20, 2014
The latest addition to Honeywell's Total Connect Remote Services is its Total Connect Tracking services that supports the ability to keep tabs in real time of family cars and company trucks.
By Robert Archer · 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
Here is just a sampling of third-party central stations that offer a wide variety of monitoring services to help independent security dealers and integrators generate recurring monthly revenue.
SSI Staff · October 14, 2014