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
Since 2003 the Central Station Alarm Association’s Five Diamond Certification has aspired to become the security monitoring industry’s Good Housekeeping Seal — a stamp of approval to instill customer confidence. Leading companies tell how the program enriches their operations.
By David S. Margulies · November 24, 2014
Change was in the air and on the minds and lips of presenters and attendees of Honeywell’s Connect 2014 event, held Nov. 13-15 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Fla.
Scott Goldfine · November 15, 2014
Here are 10 home automation products security integrators can suggest to customers.
SSI Staff · November 10, 2014
The function known as camera auto follow provides security personnel the ability to react to an alarm event while the subject is tracked hands-free by the video surveillance system. Applying this feature successfully requires understanding of multiple variables.
By Eric Olsen · November 04, 2014
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