Richard Widup Jr., CPP, discusses his presidency and the security industry at large in SSI's Hot Seat.
Rodney Bosch · July 18, 2014
Napco Security Technologies' Brandt Phillips discusses the current trends, challenges and opportunities in the business of fire/life-safety.
Rodney Bosch · May 15, 2014
Security Industry Association Chairman John Stroia discusses his goals to grow membership, deliver on SIA’s robust investment in education and training, and continue vigorous outreach to professional organizations and vertical markets.
Rodney Bosch · March 05, 2014
Paul Strohm, president and COO of Lenexa, Kan.-based C&C Group, serves as vice president of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, discusses the state of interoperability in the physical security arena, including its challenges and opportunities.
By Rodney Bosch · December 01, 2013
As home automation and interactive services continue on an upward trajectory, electronic locks are becoming a part of the sales conversation alongside lighting controls, remote thermostats and other connected devices. Keith Brandon, director of residential access solutions for Kwikset, joins the conversation to discuss the fledgling market for these “smart” locks in the home.
By Rodney Bosch · September 09, 2013
With AT&T declaring it would phase out its 2G networks by 2017, Sprint's Craig Creason discusses his company's strategic course to expand its own 2G service.
By Rodney Bosch · July 31, 2013
Paul Cronin is senior vice president of Atrion, a Warwick, R.I.-based IT services company, and former CEO of 1nService discusses challenges integrators face in the midst of evolving market trends.
By Rodney Bosch · April 02, 2013
As the new Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Open Network Video Interface Forum, Per Björkdahl of Axis Communications is now leading the organization’s charge to create and promote IP standards within video surveillance and other physical security areas. He joins the conversation to discuss ONVIF’s work.
By Rodney Bosch · March 06, 2013
After introducing IntelligentHome in Southern California, the Carolinas and Upstate New York less than two years ago, Time Warner Cable (TWC) will spend 2013 rolling out the life safety and home automation product suite across the nation. The cable operator’s Mitchell Christopher, vice president of technical operations, joins the conversation to discuss the service offering and his view of the marketplace.
By Rodney Bosch · January 31, 2013
With a membership of more than 65 manufacturers and systems integrators, the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) works to develop standards for and promote interoperability of IP-enabled devices across all segments of the security industry. PSIA Executive Director David Bunzel joins the conversation to discuss the group’s work as well as issues surrounding competing standards body, ONVIF.
By Rodney Bosch · December 02, 2012