Access control and video surveillance systems are more commonly being integrated, and the most difficult part is determining what your customer wants. The key is mastering the five main digital video integration methods.
June 30, 2008
Guardian Protection Services knows a thing or two about marketing, and its display case holding a total of 15 SAMMYs proves it. The armoire is proudly showcased at the company’s corporate office in Warrendale, Pa. — just 20 miles outside of Pittsburgh — and is a good indicator that Guardian is an industry leader where marketing is ...
May 31, 2008
Technological advances offer a reliable license plate capturing system that can operate effectively in nearly any condition. These tips and tricks will help you understand the opportunities your company can gain from offering this technology to new and existing customers.
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April 30, 2008
In recent years, the new Big Thing at trade shows has been IP-enabled cameras. Now, a new Thing is here — the megapixel camera. Basically a high-definition, or extremely high resolution camera, the megapixel has taken the industry by storm, providing higher quality ...
April 30, 2008
The amount of criminal activity increases during nighttime, which makes it that much more important to have a security system that operates effectively 24/7. Nearly all cameras can produce a decent image during daytime hours, but when night approaches, the system becomes compromised. Therefore, nighttime performance determines the overall effectiveness of ...
March 31, 2008
Q: I have had several commercial alarm accounts that are a problematic with recurring hold-up false alarms. The alarm circuits checkout fine and I really suspect the employees are accidentally pressing the momentary buttons, but don’t want to admit it. Please help.
January 31, 2008
Most of the time today technical personnel are dealing with the new and ever-expanding areas of Ethernet and IP connectivity. The progress of PCs and network technology is moving so fast that younger technicians who are often IP literate find themselves sometimes getting caught off-guard when faced with ...
January 31, 2008
Linear LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nortek, has added to its security industry presence with the acquisition of video surveillance provider ...
September 30, 2007
As security systems integrators explore emerging markets that offer significant potential for growth, few areas offer as much promise as the burgeoning municipal security space. The use of CCTV as a law enforcement tool has dramatically ...
August 31, 2007
Schools are intended to be safe, secure havens of educational opportunity for children of all ages. Unfortunately, as we have all seen played out through the media, those hallowed halls and grounds can sometimes become the site of violent incidents that lead to injury and even death. Thus, finding a means to protect and safeguard students, teachers and other authorized individuals has become a focal point for school officials and parents.
May 31, 2007